People work hard all their lives so they can get to that point where they can sit back, look at all they've done, and say, "I'm finished, and I'm proud of what I've done." All people look forward to...
Furniture designers have a great way of creating transformable pieces. These creations make it practicable for people to feel like they are staying in a big house when actually they are staying in a tiny one. Most incredible furniture types...
The number of homeless seniors in Canada and other “wealthy” countries is rising. As of 2016 those over 50 accounted for more than 41 percent of the homeless in Canada. Many see this as a trend since the overall...
Providing care for an aging loved one or a person with disabilities is challenging but also rewarding. Caregivers have the chance to ensure their loved one's quality of life is the best it can be by assisting with activities of...
When you think of prison what comes to mind? Cold, damp, unpleasantness? Uncomfortable?When you think of your home what comes to mind? Warmth, love and contentment? Comfort?When you think of a long term care facility or nursing home what...
Nowadays  there are three groups of people downsizing:  90 year olds are moving to retirement residences, the 70 plus crowd is moving to bungalows, condos or apartments, and the over  50 year olds are moving to a new LIFESTYLE, be...
Many seniors have been through “tough” times and they want to sell items that will not sell. They have great difficulty donating things. As a retired teacher I often give our seniors “homework.” I hand them a new box...
(From the book “The Best of the Rest – Downsizing for Boomers and Seniors” Chapter 2) A note of caution: When planning renovations try to have them done so they don’t distract from the resale value of your home. Although...
Lease or buy a vehicle? Which is better for seniors? The debate for either one seems good at the onset. Buying a vehicle allows you more freedom and you can drive as many miles as you like. Then you...
40s is an important decade professionally. You would be earning better, enjoying a good lifestyle and climbing the professional ladder. But it also a critical year to plan and save for your retirement. Here are 5 ways you can save...