Millennials Have No Homes to Buy

Many Boomers Not Yet Ready to Sell Their Houses Rather than downsize, they stay put, frustrating home-hunting millennials by Patrick Kiger, AARP, August 14, 2017 AARP survey found 87 percent of those 65 and older want to age in place. For years, real estate experts have been predicting that huge numbers of boomers will put their homes on the market as they retire and downsize. But so far, that hasn’t happened. Instead, amid a slowdown…

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Do You or a Loved One Have AMD (Age-Related Macular Degeneration)?

If so, this action plan can help reduce your risk of AMD progression by Bausch & Lomb  Paid Content 1. Monitor Your Vision Weekly Keep an Amsler Grid handy at home to monitor your vision on a weekly basis. Many people secure it on their refrigerator for ease of use and serves as a daily reminder. (Get your Amsler Grid when you sign up for Joy of Sight.) Contact your doctor if you notice any wavy…

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Stuff, stuff and more stuff. Is this you?

Everywhere you look in your home there is stuff.  Richard Eisenberg recently released an article aptly titled, “Sorry, Nobody Wants Your Parents’ Stuff.”  As the Money & Word Editor for NextAvene.org, predictably his article garnered a huge response and he published many of them in his follow up posting, “What You Said About ‘Nobody Wants Your Parents’ Stuff’.  Some were funny, some sad, but all a true reflection of the emotional roller coaster and unknowing…

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Home Improvements and Modifications for Aging in Place

Now more than ever before, we’re seeing more adults choosing to live at home as they grow in years, or what is known as aging in place. Living at home helps aging adults maintain their lifestyle for as long as possible, rather than moving into a nursing home or assisted care center. In fact, three-quarters of adults 50 years and older would prefer to remain in their homes as they age, according to a survey by…

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