When you work with seniors, you have access to the wisdom of those whose time on this planet is short compared with those who think old age is a long way off. But before you…

In preparing a place for sale sometimes it’s our job to clean out homes of elders who have passed away. And when we go through all the stuff it really hits home how many things…

Trying to get up to speed on all the 55+ housing options? Here are some of your choices: Independent Living: Condos, townhouses and single family homes that are smaller and more maintenance free than large…

The bonsai tree “is a work of art that is never finished,” writes Martha Stewart in the introduction to her latest book, Living the Good Long Life: A Practical Guide to Caring for Yourself and…

Boomers tell me “My parents need to move into a retirement community. You need to help me convince them.” Obviously, my role is NOT to steer seniors in a direction they do not want to…

“I don’t trust you. Real estate agents are like used car salesmen. You’re trying to take advantage of my mom!” This is what a boomer might be thinking when I show up to talk about…

 “I don’t want to live someplace where I have to be around old people all the time. It’s just a place to go and die. I’m not that old yet!” Seniors who are actively against…

A common reaction we get from seniors who are facing having to move is resistance to change, even when the change can be for the better. “This house is all I’ve known for 43 years. All…

Maybe it really is time to seriously rethink the meaning of retirement. A pair of studies point to a lifestyle for future retirees that feature few of the hallmarks – full-time relaxation, travel, and puttering…