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Buying More Retirees Moving to Less-Dense Regions

More Retirees Moving to Less-Dense Regions

by Kent Allen, AARP, April 9, 2018 A survey finds a trend toward smaller, sparsely populated states. While warm-weather states like Florida and Arizona still draw a larger number of retirees each year, sparsely populated and smaller states are attracting a bigger share of boomers than in the past, a United Van Lines survey has found. …

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assisted living Retiring: Stay or Move?

Retiring: Stay or Move?

By Larry Hungerford 336-998-7000 or larry@wcamg.com of www.journalnow.com As we age, approaching the end of our working years, we face many tough decisions. Can we afford to retire? What do we do about long-term care? Should we relocate or stay put? Typically, a conservative safe approach recommended by many experts, is to plan on taking no …

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Buying 5 Estate Planning Tips For The Sandwich Generation

5 Estate Planning Tips For The Sandwich Generation

From Dina Farhat, Esq. http://www.farhatlawfirm.com   The “sandwich generation” accounts for a large segment of the population. These are people who find themselves caring for both their children and their parents at the same time. In some cases, this includes providing parents with financial support. As a result, estate planning – which traditionally focuses on …

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grandparents How Long-Distance Grandparents Can Still Stay Close

How Long-Distance Grandparents Can Still Stay Close

New Technology, Old Techniques Can Keep Your Family Connected BY SUSAN ADCOX Not long ago, most grandparents lived in the same household with their children and grandchildren. Today thousands of miles may separate family members, complicating family relationships. Few grandparents are willing to move to be closer to their grandchildren, but they still find that being far from …

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assisted living How to Recognize Signs It’s Time for Assisted Living

How to Recognize Signs It’s Time for Assisted Living

By : Sarah Stevenson From www.aplaceformom.com Caring for someone with dementia can take a toll on both the dementia caregiver and their family. Many families consider assisted living during this time, but will you recognize the signs that it’s the right time for your loved one?   Read what a psychologist says about recognizing and understanding these signs. Signs that Your Loved One …

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Retirement Communities: Weighing the Pros and Cons

About the Author: This information was provided by Bill Gassett, a Nationally recognized leader in his field. Bill can be reached via email at billgassett@remaxexec.com or by phone at 508-625-0191. Bill has helped people move in and out of many Metrowest towns for the last 29+ Years. What is a 55 and Older Community? A retirement community is …

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Buying How to Protect Yourself Against the Rising Risk of Mortgage Fraud

How to Protect Yourself Against the Rising Risk of Mortgage Fraud

By Kenneth Harney at therealdeal.com Fraud in connection with home mortgages is on the rise, ranging from little white lies about the intended use of the property all the way up to much more sophisticated schemes. But what, you ask, does this have to do with me? Maybe more than you think, especially if you end up on …

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assisted living 5 Ways to Improve Cognitive Function During Autumn

5 Ways to Improve Cognitive Function During Autumn

From www.alegrecare.com There’s a lot to love about the autumn season in Northern California. Autumn brings cooler temperatures, bright foliage, and fun outdoor activities that people of all ages can enjoy. Whether you’re a senior or a home caregiver, autumn also brings lots of opportunities to boost memory and cognitive function while enjoying the season’s benefits. …

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Home Fire Safety for Older Adults

From www.esfi.org: Introduction Knowledge and awareness are the keys to preventing fires.  ESFI urges older adults to take a proactive approach to home fire safety by learning about potential fire hazards and how to prevent them. This toolkit includes safety tip sheets that provide information about fire hazards related to cooking, heating, and electrical equipment, major …

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