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5 Roaring Trends for Senior Living in the 2020’s

The Baby Boomers are coming! The Baby Boomers are coming! It’s the shout heard around the senior living industry, and communities all across the U.S. are gearing up to meet the retirement living demands of this unique generation of more than 72 million people. The 2020’s promise to be roaring with change, and here are … Continued

The Inside Scoop on Choosing a Retirement Community

The internet is full of advice on retirement planning, but information on retirement communities can be downright confusing. If your current home no longer fits your needs, and ads or mailers from retirement communities have piqued your interest, this blog is for you. Here’s the inside scoop on how to begin the search and how … Continued

What to Include in Your Plan for Successful Aging

Modern medicine and improved sanitation have brought tremendous advances in life expectancy since 1950. Most Americans today can expect to live well into old age, thus the concept of “successful aging” has gained attention since it was first formulated in the 1998 book, Successful Aging, by John W. Rowe, M.D. and Robert L. Kahn, PhD. … Continued

Ten Reasons to Consider In-Home Personal Assistance

On average, Americans who provide care for an aging loved one also work 34.7 hours per week. More than half work 40 hours or more. Many caregivers report having to rearrange their work schedule, decrease their hours, or even take unpaid leave to meet the needs of an aging loved one. If you provide care … Continued

Four Happy Results When Seniors Socialize

In its updated report on Older Adults Living Alone, authors Daniel B. Kaplan and Barbara J. Berkman found that 29 percent of the 46 million older adults in the U.S. live by themselves. Forty-six percent of women over 75 live alone, and 60 percent of all adults over 75 who live alone report feelings of … Continued

Smartsizing: The Latest Trend in Defining “Home Sweet Home”

According to a TD Ameritrade survey, 42 percent of Americans plan to downsize in retirement. However, people over 65 often view “downsizing” as a negative. But hold on. A new approach is gaining traction. It’s called smartsizing, and it’s all about creating a lifestyle of simplicity and enjoyment. Making the move The idea of compromising, … Continued

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