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Home Maintenance The Ultimate Elderly Home Safety Checklist

The Ultimate Elderly Home Safety Checklist

By Vin @ www.shieldmysenior.com A home safety checklist for seniors is a great way to assess an entire living space and determine where potential hazards could arise. Falls and injuries can occur in any room in the home. They are most prevalent in places like bathrooms and staircases, but hazards can be present in each …

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assisted living The Many Benefits of a Seniors Real Estate Specialist®

The Many Benefits of a Seniors Real Estate Specialist®

By Chrystal Caruthers of www.realtor.com Older Americans can recall a time when gas stations provided full service, with window washers and gas attendants to pump your fuel. They recall a time of service with a smile—and you don’t find much of that in today’s mobile-dominated environment, where text messages pass for conversation and e-signatures have replaced the …

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Buying 6 Commonly Forgotten Home Maintenance Tasks

6 Commonly Forgotten Home Maintenance Tasks

By Sarah Day at www.homeadvisorhomesource.com Whether you own a new house or an old house, there will always be upkeep involved with owning your own home. There are many things in your house that require attention but are often forgotten until something breaks and a substantial bill follows. Here is a list of six common maintenance …

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Buying The 7 Biggest Financial Challenges Senior Citizens Are Facing in Retirement

The 7 Biggest Financial Challenges Senior Citizens Are Facing in Retirement

Sean Williams (TMFUltraLong) May 17, 2015 Retirement is supposed to be a period of joy for senior citizens where they’re able to travel, reflect, and sometimes just put their feet up if they choose to do so. Unfortunately, far too many senior citizens are finding themselves denied of the American dream of retiring comfortably and …

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assisted living Why Seniors Prefer Senior Living Communities

Why Seniors Prefer Senior Living Communities

Senior Living Communities Today Posted On 13 Aug 2015 at www.aplaceformom.com By : Jeff Anderson Senior communities range from homelike to the posh luxury of a high-end hotel or cruise ship, and they definitely don’t feel institutional today. Most seniors who have moved to assisted living or independent living communities report that they prefer life at their …

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assisted living Nursing Home Occupancy at a Five-Year Low

Nursing Home Occupancy at a Five-Year Low

National Investment Center data show occupancy at 82.2% and slowing decline in managed Medicare reimbursement to nursing homes ORIGINAL RELEASE: September 15, 2016 Contact: Biba Aidoo, (443) 926-3181 or communications@nic.org Rachel Griffith, (202) 868-4824 or rgriffith@messagepartnerspr.com Annapolis, Md. – The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) today released its second-quarter 2016 NIC Skilled Nursing Data …

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assisted living Disaster Planning For Older Adults

Disaster Planning For Older Adults

From the Insurance Information Institute, www.iii.org: A Preparedness Checklist For Seniors And Caretakers As a senior citizen or caretaker of an older person, preparing for and protecting against a fire, flood, hurricane or other disaster can be a special challenge. Many seniors live alone and may have special needs or limited physical mobility, which makes …

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Buying The 10 Best States for Retirement

The 10 Best States for Retirement

By Doug Whiteman of www.bankrate.com You’re really going to do it. You worked your last day, you ate the cake and you decided to move to the best retirement spot in America. Next question: Where is that? We looked at costs, weather, health care, crime, taxes, cultural amenities and a few other things important to …

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assisted living 8 Assisted Living Search Mistakes to Avoid

8 Assisted Living Search Mistakes to Avoid

Posted On 28 Jun 2017 on www.APlaceForMom.com/Blog By : Jeff Anderson If you’re looking for assisted living, you know that there’s no time to make a poor decision and that you need to get it right the first time. Get a leg up on the average senior living consumer by learning from the mistakes other families have …

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Mortgage Can a Reverse Mortgage Help You Retire?

Can a Reverse Mortgage Help You Retire?

Reverse Mortgage by Deborah Nance Can I Retire? I recently received a call from a couple in Hemet, CA.  They are interested in finding out how a reverse mortgage can improve their retirement.   I’m excited to meet with them because they have already improved their financial situation greatly by paying off their mortgage and now …

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