I set out to write an article about only the Real Estate Market but so much else is happening and it is all interrelated. Commencing with the start of summer we saw a slow down in the market for resales in many areas of our county. This is typical as the hot spring market usuallyContinue reading “ARE MORE CHANGES COMING IN OUR WORLD?“
According to data, 77% of adults over the age of 49 want to stay in their homes as they grow older. If you are looking for a home to purchase as an older adult, it is important to consider how suitable that home is for aging in place. 1. The Price Before you begin lookingContinue reading “5 Features Senior Home Buyers Should Look for in an Ideal Home for Aging in Place”
As we get older, our bodies start to heal more slowly as our immune systems slow down. As seniors, we have to be mindful of this fact, and how easily we can get sick. We start thinking about the future, and we decide to move into a senior living situation or community. This could beContinue reading “3 Things Seniors Can Do to Stay Safe, Healthy, and Financially Sound in Senior Living”
Finding someone to love and commit to for the rest of your life is always a blessing. However, getting married later in life means your priorities differ from those marrying at a younger age. If you are tying the knot during your golden years, follow these four tips from The Shepherd’s Center of Annandale SpringfieldContinue reading “4 Recommendations to Make the Most of Life When Marrying in Your Golden Years”
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Elizabeth Amini is a social entrepreneur with a background in science. She learned data analysis while working as a scientist at JPL/NASA. Elizabeth earned a bachelors degree in Cognitive Science (the study of the brain) from Occidental College and an M.B.A. from University of Southern California. Her Anti-AgingGames.com business plan won the USC Business PlanContinue reading “Top 10 Tips to Keep Your Brain Young”
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s holiday season is definitely not what most of us are used to. The CDC has advised Americans to limit travel and reduce the size of family gatherings. If you aren’t able to see your loved ones in person, you can still host a holiday virtually, however. This guideContinue reading “A Guide to Hosting Family Holidays Remotely if You Can’t Meet in Person”
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