Kathleen Cleary

Understanding Scams that Seniors Face

March 11, 2014

Recently, I attended a webinar sponsored by Home Instead, focused on the many different scams and abuse that Seniors are often subject to.

I’d like to summarize some of the poignant points made in that webinar.

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Understanding Advance Health Care Directives

July 16, 2013

We all need to plan for the future. Thoughtfully creating a set of advance health care directives can be one of the most important and rewarding things we can do for ourselves, at any adult age.

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A Medicare Part D Cost Saving Success Story

May 30, 2013

Medicare…the word alone can instantly evoke confusion, a feeling of being lost in a tangle of incomprehensible regulations and misguided hearsay.

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Do We Have a Retirement Crisis?

May 7, 2013

I recently read about a report in the Wall Street Journal that made me stop and think about how these numbers could “scare” us enough to make positive changes for our personal financial picture. Just the last few weeks I have met with many clients who had decent incomes but NOTHING saved for retirement. Do not let these numbers scare you but instead motivate you to do more or take an action step forward.

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Tips for Downsizing

April 30, 2013

Tips for Downsizing

Start the process as early as possible.

If you plan on moving within the year, now’s the time to start downsizing. Not only will you get a head start on the move, but your house will look less cluttered and more desirable to buyers.

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Travel with Seniors

April 16, 2013

Having just returned from a 10 day trip to the Caribbean, I’ve been giving some thought to how to travel safely with Seniors so they can continue to enjoy the many benefits of getting out in the world.

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The Benefits of Aging

April 2, 2013

We hear a lot about what to expect when we age and most of what we hear is not very positive. We gain weight and lose muscle, have less energy, have more pain, etc……

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Pro-Aging in an Anti-Aging World

March 26, 2013

I am very curious as to how you see the “anti-aging” movement. I see it as a detriment to our society and to women in particular.

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Best Stress Relief Apps: Ways to De-Stress on the Go

March 19, 2013

Looking for stress relief on the go? You can find ways to control your stress with the very thing you have in your hand—a smartphone. One of the things I love to do is find new ways to kick stress to the curb quickly. I started to search for smartphone apps that you can use immediately to break the cycle of stress.

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March is Diabetes Awareness Month

March 12, 2013

My brother-in-law lives with a permanent pump which regulates his blood sugar levels. He’s a very, very active 50-something with two kids, a wife and a dog. They’ve learned to watch his blood sugar levels, travel with necessary meds and seamlessly incorporate monitoring into their busy lives.

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