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When is the best time to make the move?

When is the best time to make the move? A common question among prospective CCRC (continuing care retirement community) residents is, “When is the best time to make the move?” There is no right answer to this question because everyone’s situation is different and unique. If you wait too long, you risk missing out on some of the very …

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Hurricane Harvey: Memories Linger One Year Later

In the late afternoon hours of August 25, 2017, a Category 4 storm named “Harvey” began rolling into the Houston metro area. It would eventually dump more than 50 inches of rain and strike the Texas coast with winds up to 130mph. The storm brought unprecedented amounts of rain to an area stretching from the …

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Topics to include in “the conversation” with aging parents

Having “the conversation” with aging parents is an important step in ensuring that whatever care they may need in the future meets their wishes. In this video, Eva provides  17 vital questions that should be addressed in any discussion with parents concerning their preferences for care as they grow older.  

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Right sizing for retirement community living–a journey from dread to joy

Relocating to a retirement community almost always requires seniors to pare down their possessions, a process generally called “downsizing.” Relocation consultants prefer the term “rightsizing,” but some who are contemplating the process often refer to it as “dread.” “Downsizing is tough, because you have an emotional attachment to your stuff,” said Alex Dessler, a resident …

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W.A.L.K. program encourages healthy lifestyle habits

Each new year ushers in resolutions to get in shape. You can find an abundance of tips and advice for people under age 65, but many folks over that age can’t see how it applies to them. Their reasoning against exercise can include “too old;” “too disabled” or “too much risk of a fall.” Nancy …

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