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Loss of Transportation Independence one of Many Issues

“The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion, economic status, or ethnic background, is that, deep down inside, we all believe that we are above-average drivers.” ― Dave Barry, Dave Barry Turns Fifty Studies have found that as we age, the fear of losing our independence far outweighs any fear […]

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CoHousing – Expanding the Options for Retirement Living

Cohousing Comminities for Seniors, a popular alternative to standard residential housing

As Baby Boomers age, the need for living alternatives for older adults continues to be ever more important. Many of us have been firsthand witnesses to the aging of our parents as medical technology affords them the ability to live longer, often in an institutional setting or with a diminished quality of life. While living […]

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Hoarding vs. Clutter

When is clutter actually hoarding?

Identifying the issue of too much stuff – Is it hoarding or clutter? Have you ever noticed how much “stuff” Americans tend to have? Post-World War II, American affluence climbed at amazing speed during the latter 20th Century; and today we live in one of the most affluent countries in the world. What to do […]

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Financial & Legal

Helpful Financial Links:  Estate Planning: http://www.estateplanning.com/ National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association, Use Your Home to Stay At Home: http://www.reversemortgage.org U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development’s Top Ten Things to Know if You Are Interested in a Reverse Mortgage: http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/housing/sfh/hecm/rmtopten Money Management International: Debt Management and Financial Education:  http://www.moneymanagement.org/ AARP Budgeting and Saving: http://www.aarp.org/money/budgeting-saving/   Helpful Legal Links: Kent […]

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Should I Stay or Go?

Our homes are full of memories–memories of family gathering, children growing up, laughter, tears, and love. Homes, although mere buildings, hold a special place in our hearts. So making the choice to move is not easy. So what should drive a decision to move? Sometimes our homes become a burden. They can be too large, too […]

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