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When Is the Best Time to Start Financially Planning for Your Retirement?

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Whatever your vision of retirement may be—enjoying the sun, hitting the road in an RV, watching movies, playing golf—being financially prepared will make it easier to accomplish your vision. Budgeting for a senior living community is an example of something you can add to your plan. If you wait until the last minute, you’ll enter […]

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What’s the Difference Between Independent Living and Assisted Living?

It’s a common question: What’s the difference between independent living and assisted living? While these two types of senior living may sound similar, there are some key differences to note. If you’re beginning to search for the right senior living option for yourself or a loved one, understanding the basics of independent and assisted living […]

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5 Benefits of Apartment Living for Seniors

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Moving on to a new stage of life can be an exciting experience. Finding the right community and living situation for yourself or your loved one to move on to retirement depends on your unique needs. While seniors often have a stand alone home in mind when looking at independent living options, apartment living provides […]

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10 Ways Senior Communities Promote Health & Wellness

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Senior communities are among the most popular choice for older adults who want to continue to live independently. They provide living for seniors with health, wellness, and highly personalized care.  Aging in place is not always an option for many seniors. With age comes many challenges, including health concerns and disability.  Aging well or successful […]

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What Is It Like to Live in a Retirement Community?

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A number of people are choosing to live in retirement communities today. These residences range from high-end hotel types to basic apartments, with a wide variation in cost and facilities. Some are for those who don’t need many services, and others cater to seniors with specific requirements.  If you or a loved one is looking […]

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6 Practical Tips to Help Aging Parents Downsize & Declutter

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6 Practical Tips to Assist Your Aging Parents with Downsizing & Decluttering As your parents age, sometimes they can require some extra care or assistance. Your help can take many forms, from helping and supporting them in downsizing and transitioning into a new community to assisting them with getting organized and decluttering their space. Let’s […]

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How to Declutter & Downsize Your Home Effectively

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How to Declutter & Downsize Your Home Effectively Planning a move and getting ready to move into a new community can be hectic. If a move is on the horizon, keeping in mind where you’re moving and the space available is essential. Decluttering and downsizing your home can seem like a tall task, but it […]

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5 Reasons to Choose Assisted Living

Older adults are choosing to move to assisted living communities rather than “age in place” at home. Assisted Living provides the right balance between supportive care and modern senior living options. Despite its growing popularity, many older adults and their families still aren’t clear on the benefits of moving to assisted living. If you’re ready […]

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5 Benefits of Senior Memory Care

When caring for a senior loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia, you know the importance of keeping them safe and comfortable. But there comes a point when a person with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia needs may go beyond the abilities of a family caregiver. When this time comes, an assisted living community offering memory care […]

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Why Fewer Square Feet Works for Senior Downsizers

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Moving into a smaller home isn’t as big of a sacrifice as you might think. Sure, you’re giving up square footage, but you’ll be saving big in other areas. Seven to eight hundred square feet may sound small, but it’s actually the ideal amount of space for seniors who are looking to downsize. According to an estimate provided by The […]

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