Pre-retirement

Retirement equals relaxation, right? In theory, retirement is a stress-free time with few hassles, commitments, or deadlines. However, getting there can be stressful. Retirement is a major life change, and adjusting to it can even be as stressful as life events like moving, marriage, and bereavement. Retirement may bring financial worries, social and emotional changes,…

Roanoke_Star

Retirement gives many seniors the freedom to explore and live someplace new. Thousands of retirees relocate every year, often escaping cities or northern states for smaller towns and warmer climates. Some are looking for a state with more retirement-friendly tax structures, some are seeking a lower cost of living, and some are chasing warmer winters.…

After 22 years of helping seniors downsize, pack and move, I have noticed a disturbing trend. My senior clients are intimidated about asking their children for help when faced with a major move. The problem seems to originate in the hearts and minds of those aging parents. Even when faced with the burdensome cost of…

Working Past Retirement

Today’s workplace is not the same as it has been in other times. Working after retirement from need and/or desire has made retiree employment a game changer, benefiting employers with talented and mature help as well as retirees with more exciting jobs. Retirees are sought after by an increasing number of companies, and many retirees…

lynchburg retirement

You’ve reached the age where you’re ready to leave behind all that hustle and bustle – the early morning commutes, traffic jams, annoying neighbors, street noise or whatever else irks you. You want to live some place where you can connect with nature, hear the birds sing, and see and hear your neighbors only if…

retirement plan

After decades of working hard, you are definitely ready to retire. While you are looking forward to some carefree days doing what you want to do with your time and catching up on all of the tasks you have been putting off until retirement, you are also a bit concerned about having enough money for…

ohio home care costs

How much does senior-home care cost in Ohio? The answer depends on the type of care, your location, and the provider. Recent surveys allow us to present an overview of in-home care and examples of costs in various Ohio localities. Non-Medical In-Home Care Home Care Aides assist with hygiene, laundry, cooking and transportation. Their home…

ohio cost of senior care

What’s the cost of residential care for Ohio seniors? Active Adult Homes There are homes built for zero maintenance and full accessibility in a community rich in activities and opportunities to engage the mind, soul, and body. Often these communities have an initial entrance fee which then secures residents against the financial ravages of long-term…

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