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Rightsizing for Seniors: A Guide to Simple Downsizing

As we age and our children move away from home, it’s essential to know when it’s time to simplify your life to enjoy retirement and focus on the important things. You may no longer want to worry about mowing the lawn, cleaning gutters, or vacuuming a large house. If you’re ready to reduce stressors in your life, discover how downsizing can better help with the transition to retirement living....
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These Athletes Would Tell You There’s Never a Better Time to Retire

There are plenty of workers in their 30s, 40s and 50s who would love to retire early and move into a luxury active lifestyle senior community, but many of us still have years of work to get through first. There are, however, some comparatively young people who have the opportunity to get out of the...
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The Difference Between Assisted Living, Independent Senior Living and Active Retirement Communities

Independent senior living and active retirement communities are terms that can be used interchangeably to describe communities where seniors and retirees can live entirely independent lives in what amounts to a high-end condo complex or gated community. Assisted living communities are more like traditional retirement homes where there are lots of staff and nurses around...
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Health and Wellness Tips for Seniors Looking to Stay on the Go

“Retirement community” doesn’t always feel like the most accurate term for Ovation by Avamere due to the vibrant, active lifestyles of our residents. Many people currently retiring or recently retired still feel young and healthy enough to continue their favorite activities, whether that’s mountain biking and hiking or swimming laps and golfing. Ovation is a...
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Preparing for Retirement: What You Need to Know When Planning for Retirement

There are several contributing factors that have been dramatically changing the way people think about retirement the past few decades. Maybe the most important factor is longevity and improved health at older ages. Back in 1935 the United States picked age 65 as the retirement age. It made sense from a sustainability standpoint. At that...
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