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Category Archives: Aging-in-Place

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What Boomers Most Want in a Home

In a recent article, Inman reported on the things that “Boomers” – those born between 1946 and 1964 – most want in a home.  Some of the results might surprise you! The top three factors influencing mature adult home purchases were location, affordability, and layout.  They also want well-built homes and safe neighborhoods. Participants in […]

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Poor Vision in Seniors Can Lead to Falls

According to a new study published by the CDC, confirms a link between poor vision and falls among seniors. CDC investigator John Crews and his colleagues conducted the study and found that about 28 percent of seniors without eyesight issues experienced at least one fall.  That number is increased to 47 percent for those who […]

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Holiday Gatherings Can Cause Concern About Senior Loved Ones

As you gather with family this holiday season, you may notice concerning changes in your elder loved ones.  Maybe they aren’t getting around as well as they used to.  Perhaps there are health issues that need attention.  You may also notice that their mental condition has changed significantly since your last visit. These changes may […]

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Senior Downsizing Experts and Greenfield Residences of Arlington Present Free Seminar; “Moving Mom & Dad: 5 Common Mistakes Adult Children of Aging Parents Make and How to Avoid Them”

Equipping, Empowering, and Educating Families to Better Manage Late-Life Moves Arlington, TX:  As the population ages, thousands of Dallas-Fort Worth families are faced with the challenges of assisting aging parents with relocating into more manageable or supportive housing. To assist DFW caregivers and families to better deal with the complexities involved in late-life moves, Ingrid […]

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Key Steps for Seniors When Selling a Home Part 4–Financial Considerations

  After you have weighed the importance of health in your moving decision, the next thing to think about are the financial issues surrounding the sale of your home. Some of the things to consider: What should be done to the home to ensure the best price?  Are there repairs that should be made to […]

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