Category: Relationships & Family

Sharing Wisdom: Matters of Health and Wealth

A six-session educational series. Thursdays, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. October 4, 11, 25, November 1, 8, December 6. The Windsor of Ocala Assisted Living & Memory Care 2650 SE 18th Avenue, Ocala, FL  34471 Topics: Who Gets Grandma’s… Read More

There is No Emotional Attachment to Plastic

There is no emotional attachment to plastic.  None whatsoever.  Did you ever think about that? Said another way, I definitely would never intentionally part with my ten dollar bill to purchase that to-die-for greeting card for the birthday… Read More

Storm Strategies for Individuals with Distinct Needs

Most people have the same basic preparedness needs as everyone else; however, some individuals have special needs that go beyond the basics. This blog was written for those who have age- or health-related disabilities, yet are able to… Read More

Tips for Storm Preparedness

1. DO YOUR RESEARCH: The Florida Emergency Preparedness Guide can be found at  http://www.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/emergency-preparedness-and-response/_documents/prepareguide-eng.pdf and The Essential Guide to Hurricane Preparedness can be found at http://www.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/emergency-preparedness-and-response/_documents/prepareguide-eng.pdf  . More resources can be found by visiting  Florida’s Division of Consumer Affairs website… Read More

Quick Tips About Planning A Satisfying Final Goodbye

When the intention for preplanning is to offset stress, guilt, and sorrow, the process of planning a final goodbye can be a satisfying experience. Given that the cost for conventional funerals today is between $8,000 and $12,000, preplanning… Read More

“Before I Die I Want To … ” Wall

A Partnership of:UF/IFAS Extension Marion County, Prairie Creek Conservation Cemetery, Hospice of Marion County, and Kindred Hospice   The Before I Die I Want to … Wall project in Marion County is part of the national promotion of end-of-life education… Read More

Sharing Wisdom: Matters of Health and Wealth

health and wealth

An eight-session educational series on Mondays Dates: June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23 Time: 10 to 11:00 a.m.                                   … Read More

Medicare Covers Advance Care Planning

Advance Care Planning

What is Medicare and Who Is Covered?                                                                                                     In the early 1960’s only half of older adults in the United States had health insurance. For those uninsured older adults, coverage was expensive. It was determined at that time that… Read More