Monthly Archives: December 2011

Do the elderly lose their mental edge?

The short answer is “yes”, but “no”. One of the concerns in dealing with senior homeowners who are getting a reverse mortgage is whether they can accurately assess this decision.  Disregarding those with dementia or Alzheimer’s, some will still worry … Continue reading

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Dementia & Humor

From time to time one of our reverse mortgage borrowers is seeking a reverse mortgage to help support a spouse who has dementia or Alzheimer’s.  These reverse mortgage funds are often used to hire home health care which enables the … Continue reading

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Music Helps Hearing

A study at Northwestern University in Chicago revealed that people who are in the music field benefit from better hearing as they age.  This does not apply to rock performers and other musicians whose music is played with loud amplification.  … Continue reading

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Can you save $55,000 over the life of your loan?

You can if you’re like a lot of people with a fixed rate that’s higher than what you can get today. With rates holding steady at record lows, many buyers are getting some of the best long-term value that’s been … Continue reading

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Children are safer driving with a grandparent!

A study in USA Today revealed some surprising information.  Contrary to what most would think, children are safer driving with a grandparent than they are with their mother or father.  The study shows that grandparents are about half as likely … Continue reading

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