Pets help seniors stay healthier and happier, wherever they live, studies show

(BPT) – French novelist Sidonie-Gabrielle Collette once said, “Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.” Pets provide meaningful social support for owners, and they can be especially beneficial for seniors. Ample research shows pet ownership delivers physical and mental health benefits for seniors, regardless of whether they’re living on their own or in […]

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Use your life insurance for cash now?

Article By: June Yee The costs of caregiving bear out the fact that growing old can carry real financial burdens. Recent innovations in the financial services industry underline concerns about paying these costs. Critical illness insurance and long-term care insurance as well as a more recent innovation, the so-called “nursing care” annuity, are touted as […]

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CPP is already planning for your retirement

(NC) Did you know you’re already planning for your retirement? If you’re between 18 and 70, working within Canada outside of Quebec and earning more than $3,500 each year, you’re actually making your financial future more secure with each pay cheque through your contributions to the Canada Pension Plan. Every day, Canada Pension Plan Investment […]

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Pancreatic cancer: Know your family, know your risk

(BPT) – Pancreatic cancer is one of the most deadly cancers, with a mere 29 percent one-year survival rate. In 2016, pancreatic cancer became the third leading cause of cancer death in the United States, surpassing breast cancer. The time frame between diagnosis and death is often short. Only 7 percent of people diagnosed with […]

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