It is very common to consider a retirement home lifestyle as a means of solving difficult situations arising from living in a traditional home. This might be the result of a sudden change in one’s life or a gradual shift in day-to-day living that is finally recognized. Here is a list of typical problems that others have experienced along with the solutions they enjoyed by moving to a retirement home. (With videos.)
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Since downsizing will be a popular theme for many people in 2018, it would be helpful to pause and consider how setting goals can make a difference to the outcome. Here are three videos that point you in the right direction.
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If your family home is filled with many happy memories of relatives, friends or events, there may be a tendency to view the home as a “Memory Museum”, helping the family recall those good times. However, that can be a stumbling block when it is time to step into the future.
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The early stages of downsizing are critical to ensuring a smooth ride, especially if there are a number of family members involved. Continue reading “Skipping these first steps may cause a rocky downsizing”
This situation is more common than you might suspect. Here are some suggestions on how to deal with it.
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A universal lament you hear from baby boomers who have children and grandchildren is “the kids don’t want my stuff”. Here are ten reasons for this trend.
If you’re scratching your head and wondering what type of home most people choose when downsizing, this is for you.
This is certainly a sensible approach for some people. There are two very different attitudes that surface in this situation. Continue reading “What if I just downsize my stuff and stay where I am?”
The word “help” means different things to different people, depending on their situation. There are very specific kinds of downsizing “help” that you will find on this site.
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Having time to learn another language is one of the benefits of downsizing. If that gives you something to look forward to, read on.