Bouncing Baby Boomers

See… I told you so…the close-in neighborhoods that are “richer” in services and amenities, the “Blue Zones” if you will, are going to bounce back first. If you are a “suburbanite” (Think: “Chateau Bellvue”) with the thought of downsizing into becoming an “urbanite”  (Think: “Walk to Everything Digs”) the gap in values is only going…

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White Lies and Worse

On issues ranging from medical decisions to finances and housing, with their paternalistic caregivers families sometimes face a choice between honesty and, to their minds, warranted deception that’s in the older person’s interest. See the full New York Times story here…

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A Helping Hand, Paid on Commission

Let’s say you are wading into the deep water. You think your parent or another older relative needs more care, perhaps at home, perhaps in an assisted living facility or other residence. You don’t know where to turn, which places or agencies to consider. Online, you find a referral service that can provide assistance —…

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