Pre-planning your funeral expenses has many advantages

Question:  I have heard that some people who have pre-paid their funeral expenses did not have their account honored after they passed away. What do I need to know before pre-planning for my own funeral expenses? Pre-planning of your own funeral can help ensure you have your wishes followed, while also relieving stress from your [...]

By |2020-09-16T13:54:59-07:00September 23rd, 2020|Information, Martha Shapiro's Column|0 Comments

Social isolation results in memory loss in later life

Fifty-four years ago, John Lennon and Paul McCartney wrote the song “Eleanor Rigby,” signaling us to “look at all the lonely people.” Studies in the U.K. show that half a million people over the age of 60 spend every day alone. Today, scientists around the world are worried about the effect of social isolation on [...]

By |2020-09-08T12:22:54-07:00September 3rd, 2020|Information, The Other Side of 50|0 Comments