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Cohousing Communities Examine Shared Values, Relationships

Tensions were running high at PDX Commons, a cohousing community for adults 55 and older in Portland, Oregon. Several people wanted to keep visitors off-site until all 35 residents were vaccinated. Others wanted to open to family and friends for the first time in a year.

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Start Early To Get Your House Retirement-Ready

Many people want to remain in their homes after they retire rather than move to a senior living facility or community. Unfortunately, most homes aren’t set up to help us age safely and affordably.

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Older Adults Are Having Second Thoughts About Where to Live

Some older adults who planned to move to senior housing are now choosing to live independently rather than communally. Others wonder whether transferring to a setting where they can get more assistance might be the right call.

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Seniors In Continuing Care Communities Feel Shut In

With tight restrictions in place at their continuing care retirement community, Tom and Janice Showler are getting on each other’s nerves.

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Assisted Living Demand Is Up As Baby Boomers Age

The reason that assisted living is an attractive option is because you often have meals provided, along with things like activities, programs and common areas, and you don’t have to be responsible for cleaning and provisions.

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Small Home Living: Not ‘Downsizing’ But ‘Right-Sizing’

With the current trend toward de-cluttering and downsizing, there are plenty of books about how to winnow down possessions to the few that are truly necessary and loved. This book shows how you can live well once that’s done.

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