Retirees hoping to spend their golden years in an idyllic retirement community should slow down before signing over their savings.
Continuing care retirement communities, or CCRCs, give retirees the opportunity to age in one location, moving from independent living to assisted living and eventually skilled nursing care.
The arrangements are convenient and
What is your priority when looking for a new home? Good schools? A modern kitchen? A backyard? How about abundant closet space? I want all those things too, but I need more. I want everyone to feel welcome and comfortable in my home. Though many share this sentiment, I rarely hear people
Author: Leslie Farin
William Morris, the British artist and author, once said, “Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or do not believe to be beautiful”. Good advice, but easier said than done for most of us. For Cheryl and David Goldstein from Plano, Texas,
When I asked the other three members of my walking group, all of whom are in their mid to upper 70s, whether they had any concerns about future living arrangements, they each said they had none despite the fact that, like me, they live in multistory private homes without elevators
by Leslie Farin
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Designing and building an accessible home is a journey, one which requires education, patience and compromise. Our goal was to build an affordable one-story lake house that was both beautiful and comfortable for visiting family or friends who are burdened in some way with
by Laurie Miller
Owner, Apple Care and Companion
When do my parents need home care?
How do I know?
What should I look for?
Where do I begin?
These are questions that I get asked all the time. This is a topic that is not black and white, but a wide array of shades of grey. There
As America counts down to the tipping point where the nation shifts from a young country to an old one, is housing ready or not?
The Census countdown to an American demographic inflection point has begun.
For demographers, where patterns tend to play out over decades, this is high drama. For housing