Downsizing

Is it time to sell your home? Things to consider.

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Is it time to sell your home?

Are you thinking of selling your home to move to a more manageable home, adult supportive environment or with a family member? Many people would prefer to continue to live in their current home and age in place. Sometimes, circumstances work against this option; house maintenance becomes a burden, a major life event happens, individual wants to live closer to family, financial concerns and/or support services are needed. Whatever the reason, there may come a time when you and your family consider selling the family home.

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Living with Dementia and New Approaches

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Many elder care facilities include units that cater specifically to memory care, typically providing numerous structured activities within a secure environment. While today's long-term memory care facilities deliver a much higher level of service than traditional nursing homes, the demand for memory care is expected to keep escalating, promoting some experts to ask, "are there better ways to provide care?"

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Reverse Mortgage

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Are You House-rich, Cash-poor?

Even with the recent challenges in the real estate market, some who have held on to a home for many years still find themselves with substantial equity, yet may feel house-rich and cash-poor. Those over the age of 62 often find balancing the costs of home maintenance, medical expenses and funding hobbies and vacations challenging.

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5 Things to Consider When Downsizing

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You don’t need such a big house anymore, and downsizing makes sense since the kids are moved out. A smaller home means less cleaning, smaller utility bills and hopefully less property taxes. But before you make any decisions, consider the good, the bad and the ugly of starting over in a different home. Here are five things to consider before downsizing your home:

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Stroke Awareness

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Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States experiences a stroke, the leading cause of disability and the number five cause of death.  

                                      

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Baby Boomer? Here are Some Tips for Downsizing

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Are you an "empty nester" wondering why you need all that square footage? As the Baby Boomer generation ages, many home owners are considering making a move to a smaller home. Especially since the housing market appears to be stabilizing and home sales are picking up. A smaller home means less maintenace and more time to travel, pursure a new hobby or spend time with family. 

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