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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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Preparing for disaster: 9 things you can do now

Are you prepared if a disaster were to hit? If you aren’t, making sure to prioritize this initiative for you and your family is smart.

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In 10 Years, Half Of Middle-Income Elders Won’t Be Able To Afford Housing, Medical Care

Projections put the average annual assisted living and medical expenses cost in 10 years at $62,000, meaning that a majority of the middle-income seniors then will not be able to afford an assisted living facility.

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Designing Senior Living Facilities A Challenging Task

“Aging in place” is a concept that allows seniors to live safely and comfortably at home as they age.

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