Senior Safety with National Night Out

National Night Out takes place on the first Tuesday of August - this year, it’s August 1st. This is a nationwide community event in which you can learn more about police-sponsored programs in your area, such as neighborhood watch groups, drug prevention and safety … [Read more...]

Water Conservation: Good for the Environment and Your Retirement Too

By now, we all know water conservation is the right environmental choice. The less water you use, the less energy is needed to pump water from a central facility into your home. The less water you use, the more water is available for everyone. This is especially important in … [Read more...]

Types of Grants Available to Seniors for Home Renovations

Learn about the types of grants available to renovate a home. The changes to a home made with these funds can help prepare your home for later life. Renovations to all homes are needed periodically. Everything from kitchen ranges to water heaters need replacing eventually. … [Read more...]

6 Reasons Why Downsizing Might Be the Right Move For You

As you get a little older, your lifestyle changes. Tasks you might have found easy 20, 10, or even five years ago — like climbing stairs, hopping into the tub, or crouching in the garden — might be newly difficult. That’s OK. But it’s important that your living space reflects … [Read more...]

Flexhouse: Building A Home To Prepare For Aging In Place

Editor's Note: The Flexhouse is a project we're excited to highlight for you, from a seasoned designer that wanted to create a home that showcased the features that would help people as they grew older. We hope you enjoy learning about this beautiful home. In graduate school, … [Read more...]

4 Home Projects That Will Offer You The Most Value

If you are considering listing your current home for sale in today’s real estate market, there are a number of ways to ensure that your property gets top dollar. Or, if you’re looking to plan for the future when the time comes to sell your home, you’ll want to make sure your … [Read more...]

5 Ways A Clean House Improves Your Thinking

We all love to live in a clean house. Even you are not a cleaning fanatic, there is a peace and satisfaction that comes with being in a clean environment. Researchers have found a connection between a clean house and our mental well-being. According to a November 2009 Study … [Read more...]