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An Afternoon at Community Cafe

Last year, our office shared a truly wonderful experience volunteering at Community Cafe, so we thought it would be great to help out again! Paying forward our blessings this year by volunteering is one way Inspired Transitions likes to give back to our community. The head chef, Vance, was a joy to work with and you couldn’t […]

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Aging In Place With Home Care

Aging in place is defined by the Centers for Disease Control as “the ability to live in one’s own home and community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of age, income, or ability level.” The value of aging in place is recognized more now than ever before. Aside from the psycho/social benefits of the elderly remaining […]

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3 Innovative Options That Make Aging in Place Possible

The old standard of retiring and shuffling off to a retirement community is being re-written by baby boomers who want to enjoy their homes, embrace their communities and age in place as long as they can. By renovating their homes, engaging in the “Village” model, and finding innovative solutions like the Golden Girls Network’s Home […]

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Four Unexpected Ways You’ll Save by Moving into a Senior Living Community

As aging adults move into their golden years, having a comfortable and safe home where they can be active, social, healthy, and enjoy life becomes more and more important. And a great deal of these factors depend on where a senior lives. When choosing whether to move into a senior living community or age in […]

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Downsizing? How to Avoid a Family Feud!

Sorry, Tolstoy. Your famous observation at the start of Anna Karenina needs an update for the today’s “aging Boomers.” Let’s try it my way: “All happy downsizing families are alike; each unhappy downsizing family is unhappy in its own way.” Seriously, it isn’t easy for families to shrink their footprint or split the goods, attached […]

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Baby Boomers

Baby boomers are fast becoming the largest-ever generation of retirees: 75 million strong. As they move to and through retirement, how and where they choose to live will have a profound impact on our homes, families, and communities. In order to deeply understand these huge shifts, Age Wave, in partnership with Merrill Lynch, just completed […]

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A Changing Retirement Landscape

As 10,000 boomers turn 65 every day, the entire landscape of retirement is changing. Perhaps nowhere are these changes more prevalent than in how people relate to their homes — and how this will transform the entire housing market in the years ahead. For example, while many of us assume household growth is likely to […]

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Staying Informed

If you’re like the majority of Americans over the age of 45, you want to continue living in a familiar environment throughout your maturing years. According to AARP, older home owners overwhelmingly prefer to age-in-place, which means living in your home safely, independently and comfortably, regardless of age or ability level. The NAHB Remodelers of […]

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A “TITAN” of a chair!

All Titan chairs include a luxuriously upholstered seat and back, enhancing the look and feel of today’s senior care homes. Titan chairs are rated in excess of 800 lbs. All Titan chairs feature a lifetime frame warranty, a 15-year foam warranty, and a 5-year fabric warranty. Titan seating is USA made. Unique to the Titan […]

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Retire to Florida – 10 Reasons Why You Should!

Article by: Moira McGarvey, Founder, GangsAway! When I was kid, my grandparents left Long Island and moved to Florida. At first, I was incredulous. My grandparents moved so far away from me! (I had really thought that their world revolved around me. Apparently not.) But when we took our first trip down to visit them on a […]

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