Housing

Housing is a HUGE topic. When we say housing what comes to mind?
Buying a home, selling a home, decluttering a home, buying or selling a second home like a cottage or trailer. Maybe modifying your home to stay home longer, or deciding to move  to an assisted facility or long term care facility. Many housing things to read about.

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...
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...
As they near retirement and the end of their working lives, many seniors find that they are in a position where they don't have enough money to live from day to day. They may have credit card debt or...
It can be an agonizing decision to make; however, it’s one that many of us have to ultimately face at some time in our lives. Placing your mother or father into long-term care often signals increased mental or physical...
So we all agree that as we age we would much prefer to stay in our own homes. Right? Seniors staying at home longer is the answer.We recently published an article on just that https://seniorslifestylemag.com/housing/senior-housing-needs/Anything to keep us out of nursing...
Most ѕеniоrѕ wаnt tо livе indереndеntlу for аѕ long as they саn. Mоving intо аn assisted living соmmunitу might mаkе sense for аnу numbеr оf reasons, but оnе must nоtе thе ѕеniоr'ѕ ѕеlf-еѕtееm due to less independence may be...