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Should life expectancy be part of financial planning?

It’s not as hard to make it to 100 as you think. Statistics Canada says there were 5,825 centenarians in 2011, up from 3,795 just a decade earlier. By 2061, the federal agency estimates close to 80,000 people will reach the century mark. There are five major things that determine how long you live. Smoking Being overweight Exercise The type of food you eat Your family [...]

Should life expectancy be part of financial planning?2014-05-21T17:48:04+00:00

Karen’s Credo For Relieving Caregiver Stress

1. Be realistic about the diseases you face and your own capabilities. Try to set limits around your caregiving...a process which will take time. 2. Realize that you operate on two levels - intellectual and emotional - and that they don’t always coincide. Listen to both your heart and your head when making decisions. 3. Learn to be an advocate for the care-receiver and for yourself. [...]

Karen’s Credo For Relieving Caregiver Stress2013-08-20T14:36:10+00:00