Miles of Memories Support Group

Miles of Memories Support Group Dementia’s rugged path can bewilder and exhaust families as well as the person afflicted. Caring for a loved one with Dementia requires a team of family, community and medical support. Learn more about creating your own team here...

I’m Proud I Live at Brasstown Manor!

With eighty approaching quickly, the time had come to accept the fact that living on my own wwas a hazard to my health! After looking around the Blairsville, Murphy, Hiawassee area, I fond what I was looking for. Brasstown Manor in Hiawassee is a beautiful place and...
Acrophobia at Market Highs

Acrophobia at Market Highs

In late August the S&P 500 stock index hit 2000 for the first time ever. It took roughly 16 years to go from 1000 to 2000. In between we had the dot.com market implosion of 2002 and the credit crisis crash of 2008. Memories of jarring stock market declines...
A little bit about our new contributor!

A little bit about our new contributor!

Lewis Walker is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and has been in independent practice as a financial planner and Registered Investment Advisor since 1976. He is President of Walker Capital Management Corporation and Life Transitions Advisors, LLC, planning and...

Retirement Planning Is a Multi-Generational Exercise

By Lewis J. Walker, CFP®

Retirement planning is a “multi-generational” exercise. As a current state

or planned for in the future, “retirement” commands increased attention from

three or four generations, a phenomenon unique in the history of mankind given

increases in longevity.

The Sandwich Generation

The Sandwich Generation

Adults who are part of the sandwich generation-that is, those who have a living parent age 65 or older and are either raising a child under age 18 or supporting a grown child-are pulled in many directions. Not only do many provide care and financial support to their...
Fit and Fabulous After 50

Fit and Fabulous After 50

As you age beyond 50, there will be periods of both joy and stress. It’s important to build your resilience and find healthy ways to cope with challenges. This ability will help you make the most of the good times and keep your perspective when times are touch. Focus...