How to Plan for Retirement

How to Plan for Retirement October is National Financial Planning Month, which makes it the perfect time to think about retirement. After all, retirement is the ultimate goal of financial planning. It’s the payoff after years of contributing to your 401(k) and dutifully making other investments. Financial planning is the process of achieving short, intermediateContinue reading “How to Plan for Retirement”

What is retirement?

Just what is retirement? Retirement is one of life’s biggest pivot points. It’s the day you go from clocking in every morning to hanging your “Gone Fishin” sign and doing whatever you please. When the time comes to collect the gold watch, retirees face two major questions: what am I going to do with allContinue reading “What is retirement?”

What are the Best Places to Retire in the U.S.?

Retirement is the light at the end of the career tunnel. The question of where to retire comes into focus as you approach that light. Plenty of people retire where they worked or near family. Others pick up stakes in search of the best places to retire in the U.S. There are a few mediaContinue reading “What are the Best Places to Retire in the U.S.?”

Are Mobility Scooters Covered by Insurance?

One of the biggest questions you may have is “how do I pay for a mobility scooter?” You are not alone. Thousands of people who are taking their first step toward increased mobility share the same concerns. We hope to make it a little easier to weigh your options by providing you with additional information.Continue reading “Are Mobility Scooters Covered by Insurance?”

Navigating the Holidays with Your Scooter

The holidays are just around the corner which means that there will be a lot of hustle and bustle for the next several weeks, maybe even months. From shopping for gifts to visiting family members, it can be both an exciting and stressful time. Having a mobility scooter is meant to be an asset, helpingContinue reading “Navigating the Holidays with Your Scooter”

Moving as You Age: What to Keep in Mind

Research and planning are the keys to success in many areas of life. Although you can’t factor in unexpected circumstances, planning helps you have an idea of what you want, and it gives you direction as you are moving towards your goal. You’re getting ready for retirement and are looking for your next house. MaybeContinue reading “Moving as You Age: What to Keep in Mind”

Features and Benefits of Lift Chairs

After a long day of work, all you can think about is relaxing. You think about sinking into your favorite piece of furniture, turning on the TV or pulling out a good book and getting lost in what you’re doing, without a care in the world. It can be difficult to find that perfect additionContinue reading “Features and Benefits of Lift Chairs”

Grandparenting with Limited Mobility

My grandparents were in their 30s when they had my parents. My parents were also in their 30s when they had me. By the time I was old enough to walk and talk, my grandparents were already older. At the time, all my grandparents were still mobile, but as the years went on, I couldContinue reading “Grandparenting with Limited Mobility”

Attendant

National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA) 9621 East Bexhill DriveKensington, MD 20895-3104Phone: 800-896-3650Fax: 301-942-2302Website: caregiveraction.orgThrough its services in the areas of education and information, support and validation, public awareness and advocacy, NFCA strives to minimize the disparity between a caregiver’s quality of life and that of mainstream Americans. Pritchett & Hull Associates, Inc. 3440 Oakcliff Rd., NE,Continue reading “Attendant”

How to Choose a Mobility Scooter

You’ve decided to purchase a mobility scooter. This is the first step to enhancing your mobility. Yet, there are so many different types of scooters out there. How do you know which electric scooter is right for you? When choosing the right mobility scooter, it’s important to ask yourself several questions. Do I want a 3-wheelContinue reading “How to Choose a Mobility Scooter”