Posts with the category ‘Family’


How the smartphone affected an entire generation of kids

Article written by Jean Twenge, Professor of Psychology, San Diego State University   As someone who researches generational differences, I find one of the most frequent questions I’m asked is “What generation am I in?” If you were born before 1980, that’s a relatively easy question to answer: the Silent Generation was born between 1925 and 1945; baby boomers were born between 1946 and 1964; Gen X followed (born between 1965 and 1979). Next come millennials, born after 1980. But… Read More


10 Projects to Help You Live in Your Home Forever

Provided by eMoney Advisor LLC   In response to demands from baby boomers, aging-in- place improvements that help seniors stay safely in their homes are more stylish and functional than before. Think of a curved and tiled shower soap dish that also serves as a grab bar. Or a decorative kitchen cabinet pull with a wider loop for arthritic hands. More forward-looking homeowners are including aging- in-place features in home renovations such as a kitchen makeover, so they won’t face… Read More


Checklist: Is It Time for Assisted Living?

–Jennifer Reimer How do you know when loved ones are ready for assisted living? Use these guidelines to help spot the warning signs of aging and illness. Rosalyn Carter once said: “There are only four kinds of people in the world – those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers.” In light of the longer lives we now enjoy, it’s very probable that many of us, at… Read More


Child ID Theft: 8 Steps to Keep Your Kids Safe

–Devin Kropp You are not the only one who needs to be on guard about their personal data safety. Minor children are 35 times more likely than adults to suffer ID theft. Here’s what parents need to know. The latest target of identity thieves is not you, but rather your children. With little to no financial history, minors make an unsuspecting and easily exploited target. According to a Child Identity Fraud Survey conducted by Javelin Strategy and Research, one in… Read More


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