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Help Your Senior Orphan Client Ride Out the Solo Tsunami

How will health, financial and other life decisions be made?

The aging population of Baby Boomers have been forced to confront a myriad of both medical and financial issues in planning for the last decades of their life. Perhaps one of the most striking planning obstacles is the issue of aging alone. These individuals are referred to by various names: “elder orphan,” “senior orphan” or “solo ager.” Regardless of the moniker, these terms all describe someone without a spouse or life partner (widow or widower) or children (none living) on whom they can


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