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Senior Living Sustainability vs Cost Control

Baked-in Costs vs Sustainability Why boomers care about fixed costs and want sustainable retirement housing The fear of future bills ...
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Brad Smith Associates

Senior Living Landscape Design : Getting Design Right

Brad Smith Associates Inc. Planning & Design: Senior Living Landscape Design Leaders Wanted! Our CCRC LifeCast blog shares our search ...
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Entrepreneurial success, it’s not who you know…

Let's talk entrepreneurial success. It’s who you get to know. I’m stealing a good line here from LBJ. Lyndon Baines ...
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A Retirement Plan Is Worthless but Planning is Everything

A Retirement Plan is Worthless. But retirement planning is everything Stealing a good line. General Dwight Eisenhower said, “Plans are worthless, ...
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Long-term care insurance

Long-term Care Insurance — a Fool’s Quest?

Who Shouldn’t buy Long-term Care Insurance? Okay. Confession time. I’m a contrarian on this. So fair warning. You can find ...
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Average Cost of Health Insurance in Retirement

Does health care cost too much? Pills and surgery cost more than staying healthy Planning for early retirement? Or retirement? ...
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Why HIIT is the new it thing for Baby Boomer Wellness

High-Intensity Interval Training does more than build strength If you are following us on Twitter (and why wouldn’t you be? ...
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What is Accreditation

What is Accreditation — the Top 5 Senior Living Accreditation Questions

What is Accreditation? Answers to the top 5 accreditation questions around accreditation of Senior Living Communities. 1. What is accreditation ...
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What works: Accelerators vs. Franchisors?

What works: Accelerators vs. Franchisors? It's the 20-Something Accelerators vs. Franchisors for Mid to Late-Career Boomers The high-intensity accelerator model is ...
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Boomers aging with freedom

Baby Boomers Aging with Freedom

Boomers - Aging with Freedom The Baby Boomers’ Third Age The Baby Boom demographic bubble is impossible to ignore. Face ...
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Predicting happiness in a senior living community

Predicting happiness and success in a senior living community possible? How good are we at preventing loneliness? Predicting happiness in ...
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National Church Residences Home for Life

National Church Residences ‘Home For Life’

National Church Residences Home for Life HUD Pilot Innovates We attended LeadingAge 2016, the annual industry meeting of aging services ...
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Sinking Fund Magic in Retirement Income Budgeting

Balancing ≠ Budgeting ≠ Anticipating Cash Flow with a Sinking Fund(s) You must control spending in retirement. A sinking fund ...
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10 Residential Architecture Trends Coming To Senior Housing

10 BIG Design Trends coming soon to Senior Housing Jessica Mairs, of www.dezeen.com, recently summarized ten big design trends in ...
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3 Steps to Independence for a Booming Retirement

3 Steps to Independence for a Booming Retirement Baby boomers' brand is independence, nee even rebellion. Baby boomers as parental ...
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Masterpiece Living

Masterpiece Living: Are you growing or marking time?

Are you growing or marking time? Masterpiece Living is a benchmarked wellness program in use by some of the leading ...
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fitness tracker

Can A Wearable Fitness Tracker Drive Predictive Analytics For Seniors?

What does a stylish, wearable fitness tracker, a successful college football program, and a well-spoken Georgian all have in common? ...
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The Innovator’s Corner: corner of innovation and aging

On the Corner of Innovation and Aging

Innovator’s Corner On the corner of innovation and aging We like Walgreen’s tagline, “At the corner of happy and healthy.” ...
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Saving for retirement

Saving for Retirement: 9 Mistakes Smart People Make

Saving for Retirement. It’s a myth that smart people don’t make mistakes. Or that they make fewer mistakes. Smart people ...
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Osteoporosis in Aging

International Osteoporosis Day! Osteoporosis in Aging. World Osteoporosis Day is October 20th. How can you join the celebration? Here’re a ...
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What Will Be The Baby Boomer Entry Age Into Senior Living?

The senior housing industry is making a consistent mistake. They are overestimating demand. They are overestimating demand by including in ...
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Like you, we are planners and think long term.  We believe everyone deserves a joy-filled life.  Our mission is to help you be good buyers finding the best and avoiding the rest. Thanks for joining us!

Everyone deserves a joy-filled life.