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Aging In Place: 6 Success Factors to Grow Old in Your Own Neighbourhood

About 90% of those 65 or older want to stay in their homes for as long as possible, according to AARP (American Association of Retired Persons). In order for that to happen, it’s important to have a plan. Aging in place could mean staying in your current residence or downsizing to something smaller in the neighbourhood. Making a move to


Are you Over-Housed? It Might Be Time to Sell.

Someone recently told me of an acquaintance who had confided to him that he didn’t know what to do with the house he had owned for many years. “I’ve had my house for 40 years and it would sell for at least a million dollars. It’s more house than I need at 75. I can’t shovel snow anymore, so I pay


For Seniors, Downsizing Can Be a Moving Experience

Have you ever thought about moving and were just overwhelmed with the thought of it? I had those feelings too, after 17 years in our last house. So much stuff. Where to start? Now, imagine what it would be like after 47, 57, or even 67 years in the same house! Many seniors face this very predicament. They bought the