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Make Goals Not Resolutions for 2010

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TOP 10 NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS FOR 2010
1. Improve financial situation
2. Lose weight
3. Develop a healthy habit (e.g. healthy eating, exercise)
4. Change employment
5. Develop a regular savings plan
6. Break an unhealthy habit (e.g. smoking, alcohol, overeating)
7. Spend more time with family and friends
8. Other
9. Get organized
10. Develop a new skill or talent

*Franklin cover, 2009

Does this list of resolutions look familiar? Similar to changes you said you'd make in 2009 or 2008 or 2000?

So what can you do differently to reach your goals in 2010?

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Last Days to Switch Medicare Part D

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If you've been procrastinating about switching your Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage, your time is almost up. The last day to switch Medicare Part D plans is Dec. 31, 2009 for plans effective for 2010 - but really, don't wait until the last minute.

Need some help? Go online - whether you are checking for yourself or helping an older family member or friend, the Internet can help you zero in on the right plan.

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Get Your Finances out of "woulda, coulda, shoulda"

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When it comes to financial and retirement planning, it's tempting this time of year to look back with a bit of "woulda, coulda, shoulda" . But really, who could have anticipated the depth of the recession, job loss and stock market crumble.

So rather than beating yourself up about what you didn't do, focus on what you can do to make sure that you can weather the financial bumps a bit better and the financial road ahead is a bit smoother.

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Medicare and Health Care Reform

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The health care reform bill moved closer to passage in the Senate over the weekend. While the city was shut-down by an historic snowfall, the Senators kept working through their compromises to reach the magic 60 votes needed to move the bill forward.

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Tips For Preventing Medicare Fraud

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There was welcome news earlier this week of a Medicare fraud crackdown, with the arrest of 26 suspects in three states accused of Medicare fraud totaling $61 million.

Arrests were made in Brooklyn, Detroit and Miami. The schemes ranged from extra charges for home health care to bogus patients and billing for medical equipment and physical therapy.

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How Much Will Medicare Part D Cost You in 2010?

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Do you know what your Medicare Part D Prescription Drug or Medicare Advantage plan will cost in 2010?

If you are not sure, find out now while there is still time to switch. The deadline is Dec. 31, but it is highly recommended that if you are going to switch you do it this week so the transition to the new plan in 2010 will be as smooth as possible.

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What Do You Say to An Older Driver?

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When it's time to hang up the keys, what do you say to an older driver?

If you are an older driver, how do you prepare for the time when being behind the wheel no longer seems the right way to get from place-to-place?

Like many aging issues, including money and long term care, the discussion about the need to stop driving is not an easy one. Beyond the practical issues of how you get where you need to go, there are the psychological issues of giving up some of your independence. And just think of how many times a story begins... when I was driving my (name favorite car); or, we all piled into the (name favorite car) for the trip of our life.

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Stuck on Gift Ideas for Grandma?

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Holiday gift giving can be challenging when it comes to figuring out just the right gift to give an older person.

Gifts for grandma or great-grandma, gifts for grandpa or great-grandpa, gifts for a favorite aunt or uncle, or a neighbor you watch over. Finding a unique gift is hard.

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Give Your Caregiver the Gift of a Long-term Care Plan

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One out of three adults is a caregiver. Are you?

If not today, chances are you will be in the future. Or someone will become a caregiver providing care for you. That is the reality of our aging society.

A new study on caregiving is a somber reminder that while it may be rewarding to give back, caregiving has an emotional and financial impact on everyone involved. It's one of the reasons it is so important to have a plan for long-term care - who provides care, how it will be paid for, where it will be provided and the list goes on. But first...

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Will Technology Change the Way Baby Boomers Age?

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Enjoy your breakfast and coffee while reading the news projected onto the wall.

Health check up at home in front of the computer instead of the doctor's office.

Long-term care delivered at home with the help of special monitors and robots.

Sound far off? Not so.

A new study about baby boomers and technology gives us a glimpse into how technology will impact our life in the future, whether it is our health, our money, long-term care, or how we access news and engage with family and friends.

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