Retirement Communities: Six Questions To Ask When Searching For A Place To Retire
Deciding where to retire, either for you or for a loved one, is a huge decision. No one enjoys moving and it doesn't get easier as we age to make those transitions. Not to mention, it is a financial expense you don't want to repeat because you didn't do your homework.
This article provides some useful questions to ask yourself when considering a place to retire.
Kaleidoscope Village: Community, Cohousing And Aging In Place
If there was a better choice, it's doubtful that any of us would be enthusiastic about aging in today's assisted living facilities and certainly not in the nursing homes populated by so many of our parents and grandparents. Cohousing is an option that is steadily gaining popularity with Boomers because of its emphasis on creating real community in small neighborhoods where neighbors can age in place and live independently much longer.
Kaleidoscope Village in Austin, Texas is a cohousing community that recently broke ground on their project. In this article, Allison Allen talks to Jay Marchand, one of its founding members, about their journey and explores Jay's thoughts on community and aging in place.
If you're like us, you're more than a little worried at what the economy has in store for us over the next year or two. Gas prices through the roof, talk of recession, anxiety about jobs and layoffs...whew, no wonder we're worried.
Kate Carter is a glass half full kind of gal though. She finds the silver lining in the cloud by reminding us that life can still be fun even on a budget. I was impressed with what she has to say!