Tips from ElderHelp’s HomeShare Program: Prepare Yourself: The resources are out there. No matter what kind of situation an older adult may face, there are resources to help set goals and solve the problems the individuals may face in the future. If not prepared, the aging process and the challenges that come with it can
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.
For many seniors, the decision to move or downsize is not an easy one, but often a necessary one. Once the decision is made, however, it can be a big relief. The next step is to choose the right housing option for your needs and goals. Here is a general guide to help you understand the housing options for