downsizing

The Best of Both Worlds: A Smaller CCRC Unit Can Be a Big Win

In our “super-sized” world, we have been conditioned to want the biggest piece of pie, the biggest vehicle, and of course the biggest home. We’ve been taught that such grandiosity is a sign of prosperity and success. But is bigger always better when it comes to senior living residences? Could a smaller independent living unit [...]

By |2022-07-27T10:53:36-04:00July 27th, 2022|

The Best Time to Begin Decluttering for a Senior Living Move is Now

The rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine has been slower than hoped, but it is happening. Each day, more and more Americans have the opportunity to roll up their sleeve and get inoculated against this terrible virus. Hopefully, in the coming weeks and months, that number will go up dramatically as vaccine supply increases. With this [...]

By |2021-04-12T08:44:38-04:00January 18th, 2021|

3 Reasons Seniors Delay a CCRC Move & Why They Should Reconsider

According to AARP’s most recent survey of adults age 50 and over, 76 percent of seniors want to remain in their homes for as long as possible. I’ve seen other surveys that put that figure at upwards of 90 percent. Whichever source you consider, the consensus seems to be that a large majority of retirees would prefer [...]

By |2019-11-25T15:41:48-05:00November 25th, 2019|

Overcoming the Mental & Emotional Barriers of Downsizing

After a recent talk I gave at a retirement community, a guest came up to me and said he knows he wants to move to a continuing care retirement community (CCRC), but the prospect of downsizing just feels so daunting to him. He explained that he has over 10 acres of land, a few animals, [...]

By |2021-04-15T13:46:32-04:00October 1st, 2018|
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