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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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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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 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 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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