Puzzle: Senior Financial Fitness

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Most of us want to raise the odds that we'll have good physical and mental health in our later years. We try to eat well, exercise and schedule regular healthcare appointments.

Financial Fitness puzzle

Financial fitness is also important for well-being during our senior years, yet as we saw in "Many Seniors Missing Out on Benefits," few of us plan well for this aspect of life. How can we protect our money and be sure we're accessing the benefits for which we’re entitled after our years of hard work? For yourself or for senior loved ones, check out some of the resources at the bottom of this article. Then take a break to give your brain a workout with the "Senior Financial Wellness" wordfind, with 20 hidden words having to do with financial well-being in our later years.

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Learn More About Financial Wellness for Older Adults

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services offers Retirement Planning & Security information.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has online information to help seniors protect their money and avoid financial exploitation.

To find free information about benefit programs that could help you pay for medications, health care, food and more, visit BenefitsCheckUp, a free online service of the National Council on Aging (NCOA).

The AARP Foundation offers information about income sources, as well as a Local Assistance Directory and a guide to public benefits.

Contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn more about senior programs and resources in your area.

Source: IlluminAge Communication Partners; copyright 2016 IlluminAge

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