Downsizing in Your 60s: A Guide for Retirees

Making the decision to downsize for retirement is no easy task. It requires a lot of forethought and planning, and can stir up a lot of emotions as well. But no matter your reason for downsizing, there are resources and tips out there to help make the transition as smooth as possible. 3 Reasons for Downsizing in Your 60s As

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Sources for Funding Senior Care and Housing

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Some of the biggest questions that many older adults face concerns the cost of senior living and specifically, long-term care—can they afford it? How will they pay for it? Can’t they just stay at home and save money? It’s important to know your options for funding senior care before suddenly having to make a decision. The good news is there

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Insurance Options for Paying for Senior Living

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Value is important, especially when it comes to senior living—whether you are considering independent living for yourself, or you are helping a loved one find the right assisted living or memory care setting. You want to be sure you are making the right choice. And you want to explore every possible source of funding—including how you could use insurance for

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Why Socialization is So Important for Older Adults

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There’s just something about being around people you really like. Having good friends who listen, lift you up and remind you how much you matter. And modern science concurs:  good company is good for your mental, emotional, and physical health. It’s one big reason why socialization for seniors is so important. At New Perspective, our vibrant welcoming communities and team

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6 Senior Living Safety Features That Help You Feel Secure

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Choosing a senior living community that is both safe and supportive as well as welcoming and vibrant is probably high on your list for yourself, or for a loved one. You want to find the right community that has everything in place to help keep residents as happy and healthy as possible.  That’s what makes a senior living community like

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Companion Suites Lessen Loneliness

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When New Perspective team members are working with families seeking a new home for an aging loved one, many people are surprised to learn about companion suite options. In this arrangement, one resident shares an apartment and its costs with another resident. This setup has several benefits and can help a loved one thrive in their golden years. Addressing Loneliness

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Post-Retirement Money Management: Financial Planning Resources for Older Adults

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Whether you’re still living in your long-term home or are considering moving into an independent living community, life after retirement is meant to be enjoyable. You’ve spent numerous years in your career, and now it’s time to enjoy the activities and hobbies you love most. However, effective money management is a necessary skill to master so you can live fully

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10 Questions To Ask a Potential Assisted Living Facility

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There are so many considerations to make when choosing the right assisted living community for you or your loved one. It can be difficult, as choosing the right path for the future comes with many questions and concerns. When you or an aging loved one can no longer live on their own, it may be time to look at assisted

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