Who is Fred Farmer and what is Fond Reflections Video? I was fortunate enough to be able to walk away from the corporate world (Qualcomm) a few years ago and decided I wanted to do something fun and worthwhile with my life. I started a service that I like to describe as a service that
What is Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES®) and how is that different from a standard REALTOR®? Simply put, a Seniors Real Estate Specialist® is a REALTOR® who has successfully completed the Seniors Real Estate Specialist® designation program through the National Association of REALTORs®. This program is designed to educate REALTORs® on the unique needs and
Smaart House We empower mature adults to live independently and with dignity in their environment. The great majority of older adults have a strong desire to live in their own homes and communities; but many adaptations need to be made in our homes to accommodate this. Technology is one piece that empowers older adults to
Tips from your Poway Senior Center: Enjoy Yourself: We all know that laughter and joy are keys to a healthy and active life. Often times, independent seniors or senior couples find it difficult to find a social circle to experience that laughter and joy. We all also know that what we eat can directly benefit
As a Seniors Real Estate Specialist® I hear it a lot when older parents are moving and downsizing. The question is, “What do we do with all the stuff?”. Many older adults have accumulated a lifetime of belongings only to be faced with the challenge of what to do with those things that are no
According to AAPR, “87% of adults 65+ want to stay in their home and communities as they age.” But successful aging in place is an active process that takes planning and resources. It is the mission of the National Aging in Place Council to be an “informational resource so that you remain active and healthy
Many older adults who choose to downsize later in life find renting to be prefered to owning a home due to the reduced maintenance and responsibilities. Becoming a renter, however, may pose some challenges. Here are some tips for becoming a renter after being a long-time homeowner. Start by knowing what rent you can afford.
Maybe it is something you have been thinking about for a while, or maybe an event triggered the question. Either way, older adults (and their adult children and family) often find themselves asking whether they should consider moving. And if so, when they should move. Each person and circumstance will vary, but be aware of