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 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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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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Buying 20 Tips to Downsizing – Part 4 of 4 – Get Help

20 Tips to Downsizing – Part 4 of 4 – Get Help

Downsizing tips: Get help In our previous 3 posts, we covered Downsizing topics How to Sort, How to Cope with Treasure, How to Sell and Donate and What to Discard. While all of these tips make the process easier and more organized, it can still be daunting. No one should have to do this alone, …

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Buying 20 Tips to Downsizing – Part 3 of 4 – How to Sell, Donate and Discard

20 Tips to Downsizing – Part 3 of 4 – How to Sell, Donate and Discard

By Paula Spencer Scott, Caring.com Author For adults over 60, only a spouse’s death and divorce rank as more stressful than moving to a nursing or retirement home, according to the Social Readjustment Rating Scale. That’s why we’re spending so much time and energy in detailing how to make the move less stressful. In our previous …

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Buying 20 Tips to Downsizing, Part 2 of 4 – Coping with Treasure

20 Tips to Downsizing, Part 2 of 4 – Coping with Treasure

By Paula Spencer Scott, Caring.com Author Helping a parent downsize for a move can be complicated. Where you see a houseful of stuff to sort and toss, your parent is apt to see treasures, essentials, and a lifetime of memories. Here are Tips 6 through 9 of 20 expert-tested ideas to avoid the “junk wars” and make downsizing …

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Buying 20 Tips to Help You Downsize – Part 1 of 4 – Sort

20 Tips to Help You Downsize – Part 1 of 4 – Sort

By Paula Spencer Scott, Caring.com Author Helping a parent downsize for a move can be complicated. Where you see a houseful of stuff to sort and toss, your parent is apt to see treasures, essentials, and a lifetime of memories. “To let go of what we have around us is to confront a very different living …

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Moving Moving 101: Get In-Home Estimates

Moving 101: Get In-Home Estimates

From www.moving.org: Moving has a reputation for being a stressful experience. The good news, though, is that it doesn’t have to be. Like most things in life, preparation is key. Step 1: Verify a mover’s identity to know who you’re dealing with. Look for red flags that something may not be right, such as: No physical …

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