FEATURED BUSINESS: Jewish Family Service and On the Go

Individuals aged 60 years and older represent the fastest growing segment of San Diego County’s population, with the number of residents expected to more than double by 2030. Here in San Diego, there are more than 50,000 older adults for whom access to transportation is a daily concern. As the loved one of someone who

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FEATURED BUSINESS: Seniors’ Choice

3 Simple Rules for Hiring a Handyman and/or Contractor courtesy of Seniors’ Choice Home Improvement Specialists Rule #1: Have a clear idea of what you want…and make a list! With such a broad reaching profession, it is incumbent on the homeowner or business owner to ask the right questions if you want to hire intelligently.

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FEATURED BUSINESS: MedicareQuick

5 things you need to know about Medicare when you are moving: If you are on Medicare and are considering a move, here are five things you need to know that can help. When you are moving be sure to Act Fast When you change counties in California, you will lose your Medicare Advantage Plan

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FEATURED BUSINESS: The Foundation for Senior Wellbeing

The Foundation for Senior Wellbeing is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to serve the health, physical, intellectual and social needs of seniors. We are dedicated to improving and enhancing the lives of the growing population of seniors throughout North San Diego County by fostering the Five Elements of Senior Wellbeing: A sense

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What is a Seniors Real Estate Specialist®?

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

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FEATURED BUSINESS: Smaart House

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

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Moving Our Parents: What Do We Do With All The Stuff?

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

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Becoming a Renter After Being a Long-Time Homeowner

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.

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