Sistahs Aging with Grace & Elegance

Resources

Greetings SAGE Sistah and thank you for visiting our resource page! On this page, you will find articles, books, videos, or other resources to help you and your loved ones with taking steps for living a healthy, satisfying, financially secure and active life. The information provided here is for educational purposes. Please be sure to consult a professional before making major life decisions.

Planning For Retirement - Wherever you are on your aging journey, planning for retirement can sometimes feel daunting. AARP has developed a comprehensive planning guide that provides valuable decision-making information on home, health, finances, and long-term care.  Click here for a link to the guide: Living Longer, Living Smarter: Your Resource Guide for Long-Term Care Planning. 48 Page - PDF Guide.

Preparing For Caretaking - According to the National Study on Caregiving, almost 18 million adults in the United States are caregivers for a family member age 65 or older (Families Caring for an Aging America, 2016).  And, nearly 70% of caregivers are women.

The Family Caregiver Alliance: National Center on Caregiving provides valuable online information, tools and resources for family caregivers: https://www.caregiver.org/national-center-caregiving.

Long-Term Care Insurance - The California Department of Health Services established the California Partnership for Long-Term Care (Partnership) as a free informational resource for consumers. The Partnership's RU Ready California website offers brochures, tools, and resources to help Californians plan for their current and future long-term care needs:  https://www.rureadyca.org/

 

Guide To Estate Planning - Having an estate plan is essential for protecting you, your loved ones, and your assets.  Everyone, not only the wealthy, needs to have an estate plan. The State Bar of California has produced a user-friendly guide, "Do I Need Estate Planning?" that answers many frequently asked questions that you may have about estate planning.

http://www.calbar.ca.gov/Public/Pamphlets/EstatePlanning.aspx