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The Perks of Traveling After Retirement

June 26, 2021

Have you ever watched a travel program in a country such as India or Japan, and found yourself amazed that such places exist beyond the comfort of your own hometown? Most of us have yet to visit many of the landmarks within the U.S. let alone the wonders that lie abroad. Many wait until retirement […]

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The New American Status Symbol: A Backyard That’s Basically a Fancy Living Room

June 21, 2021

The backyard has become a status symbol and the ultimate family room for many well-to-do Americans. One person spent $550,000 on his outdoor space and he included Vegas-level lighting, a pizza oven, infrared heaters, and water features – a pool, waterfall, slide, and hot tub and grotto. Before the pandemic, exterior decorating was on the […]

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Home Decorating Tips for Seniors

June 18, 2021

Decorating your home, whether it is in an active adult community or an assisted living facility can be interesting and fun. You would be having many artifacts and mementos and collectibles that have seen for many years. These things are precious and you just can’t throw them away. Here are a few ideas on how you can […]

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A Taste Of Summer

June 15, 2021

It’s that time of year when things start to heat up, and farmer’s markets are packed to overflowing with ripe summer fruits that beg to be piled into shopping baskets. Mounds of jewel-toned berries, fragrant melons, warm juicy peaches, need I say more? It’s pretty easy to get a bit overzealous and purchase far too […]

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9 Ways to Grow the Biggest, Reddest, Juiciest Tomatoes Ever

June 5, 2021

Plant deep, fight pests, and follow the latest watering and fertilizing advice WILDROZE/GETTY IMAGES En español | What makes a great tomato? One ingredient may be nostalgia. “We’re always chasing that memory people have of that homegrown tomato that they went out into Grandpa’s garden and took a bite of, fresh off the vine,” says Rick […]

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Pricing Your Home for an Easy Sale

May 31, 2021

If you are considering downsizing by selling your home, the single most important factor to consider is how you price your home for an easy sale. Yes, you have an attachment to your home, but, you must remember, if you don’t price it right, you could lose on the sale. So, here are a few […]

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Understanding Reverse Mortgage and its Suitability

May 25, 2021

  If you are considering buying a home, a reverse mortgage may sound like an attractive option. It will help with your finances without you having to pay taxes. Getting a reverse mortgage does have its pros and cons. However, this move may be worth a deeper look to some of you irrespective of this […]

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Alternative Medicine Popular With Baby Boomers

May 22, 2021

“Health Isn’t a Goal, It’s a Way of Life.” Health markets are a mecca for colorful produce, probiotic beverages, and a steady stream of baby boomer clientele. This generation has grown up on grandma’s chicken soup, and bathtubs filled with ice to remedy everything from the common cold to measles, so it’s no surprise many […]

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What Makes an Active Lifestyle Community?

May 19, 2021

What a 55+, or age-targeted community is not, is a retirement facility. In fact, most of the people who buy homes in these communities are far from retiring, yet find the lifestyle, and amenities the perfect fit for their active lives. Basically, you get to pick your flavor whether you’re a serious golf enthusiast, a […]

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Empower Yourself With an Advanced Directive

May 16, 2021

I’ve worked for a group of surgeons for over thirteen years, and the question that comes up time, and time again for our preoperative patients, is “do you have an Advanced Directive?”  We get a lot of folks who brush it under the rug because aren’t they for old people? Others find it morbid, and […]

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