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Pati Rader
Senior Spirit Newsletter
February, 2015      
Medical News
Medical News
Don't Be a Statistic: Preventing Diabetes
An estimated 86 million Americans suffer from prediabetes. To prevent the onset of diabetes, which can cause kidney damage and blindness if left untreated, medical experts recommend losing weight through a healthier diet and increased exercise. Click here to view article. 
Your Money
Your Money
Live Your Dream: Owning an RV
Many retired people dream of buying an RV and traveling around the country. Being able to carry around your own home is attractive, but RVers themselves warn that there are a lot of hidden costs, as well as inconveniences. Click here to view article.
Lifestyle Trends
Lifestyle Trends
Finding Your Purpose in Life
In the past few years, research has touted the benefits of having a purpose in life, physically as well as emotionally. Two recent studies show that having a purpose in life increased longevity. But how do you find meaning in life? Where do you start? Click here to view article.
Senior Spotlight
Senior Spotlight
Hip Injury Leads to New Life for Woman, 108
A hip injury brought about by a fall caused Helen Turner to move to a senior living facility, where the former teacher has found new friends and new pastimes, including playing percussion and knitting scarves. Click here to view article.
Coffee Break
Coffee Break
New Trend: Write Your Own Obituary
Baby boomers are leading the way in penning their own memorials. Some express their gratitude to friends and families; others favor humor: “Waffle House lost a loyal customer,” reads one. Click here to read more.
CSA Blog
CSA Blog
The Way Forward: Exercising for Life
When circumstances make it clear that it’s time for some older adults to make changes in their living situations, the decision can be difficult if not traumatic. Helping them through the process requires trust and understanding of the person’s needs and fears. Click here to read more.
Famous & 65
Famous and 65
Famous and 65
View the celebrities turning 65 this month.
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  Certified Senior Advisors (CSAs) are professionals who come from a multitude of industries including  senior care, estate planning, transition services, insurance and real estate, as well as other professions that  work with older adults. CSAs are valuable sources of knowledge about the health, social, legal and  financial  aspects of aging and know where to find the necessary resources needed for older adults and their families. Located around the U.S., CSAs can be found by using the CSA Locator at http://www.csa.us/freeresources/csa-locator/.


Pati Rader, CSA
Certified Senior Advisor
Emaial: pati@patirader.com



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