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5 Benefits of Drinking Chamomile Tea before Bed

28 June, 2019


Most often, with the advancement of age, we all have trouble sleeping. I, too have this problem. I have tried just about everything I could think of from acupuncture to aromatherapy, and just about anything, anyone has told me to try. However, nothing worked for me until the day someone told me to try drinking chamomile tea before bed. That night, I slept like a newborn baby. I did some research about the benefits of drinking chamomile tea, and I thought I should share the informatio...read more

5 Benefits of Drinking Chamomile Tea before Bed

28 June, 2019


Most often, with the advancement of age, we all have trouble sleeping. I, too have this problem. I have tried just about everything I could think of from acupuncture to aromatherapy, and just about anything, anyone has told me to try. However, nothing worked for me until the day someone told me to try drinking chamomile tea before bed. That night, I slept like a newborn baby. I did some research about the benefits of drinking chamomile tea, and I thought I should share the informatio...read more

5 Benefits of Drinking Chamomile Tea before Bed

28 June, 2019


Most often, with the advancement of age, we all have trouble sleeping. I, too have this problem. I have tried just about everything I could think of from acupuncture to aromatherapy, and just about anything, anyone has told me to try. However, nothing worked for me until the day someone told me to try drinking chamomile tea before bed. That night, I slept like a newborn baby. I did some research about the benefits of drinking chamomile tea, and I thought I should share the informatio...read more

Sun Safety Tips for an Enjoyable Summer

28 June, 2019


Summer is here! Get out the sun-tan lotion, dust out the beach towels and fit on those bathers, cos we will be hitting the beach pretty soon. Cookouts, parades, long, leisurely hours at the pool and picnics…. Oh, the wonder of summer. While all these things are fun and enjoyable, the summer can go bad if you are not careful. What am I talking about? Sun exposure of course! Overexposure to the sun is asking for dry, wrinkly skin. Too much sun exposu...read more

How to Make Money After Retirement

26 June, 2019


For most of us, making some extra money, after retirement, will enable us to do enjoyable things that we cannot otherwise afford to. However, if you are like me, you will frown and wonder what you can do, now that you are over 55 and retired from work. Chatting with my friend Ellie who has been working from home since she resigned from work to raise her kids, I realized that there are lots of opportunities that we can make use of. To begin with, there are...read more

Sun Safety Tips for an Enjoyable Summer

26 June, 2019


Summer is here! Get out the sun-tan lotion, dust out the beach towels and fit on those bathers, cos we will be hitting the beach pretty soon. Cookouts, parades, long, leisurely hours at the pool and picnics…. Oh, the wonder of summer. While all these things are fun and enjoyable, the summer can go bad if you are not careful. What am I talking about? Sun exposure of course! Overexposure to the sun is asking for dry, wrinkly skin. Too much sun exposu...read more

Walking and Jogging Keeps Active Adults Fit

21 June, 2019


It is common knowledge that exercise keeps you healthy.  Exercise is required for proper blood circulation, controlling your weight, combating heart disease, improving your mood, and the best news - it delays aging.  Engaging in at least half an hour of physical activity every day can be extremely beneficial. What generally happens, in reality, is that even if you have paid attention to keeping fit during your 20’s, 30’s and 40&rsquo...read more

Five Reasons to Go Nuts with Nuts

21 June, 2019


The reputation of nuts has undergone a major change over the past decade or so. Touted as fatty food, in the past, today nuts are considered healthy and even diet-friendly. So, what do you know… Who do I believe? I needed to find answers about nuts and whether they were good for me before I started eating them. After all, I didn’t want to drop dead of a heart attack or something because I read somewhere that nuts were good for me and began ea...read more

5 Fall Home Maintenance Tips for Active Seniors

17 June, 2019


The heat of summer may be descending on us, but you need to consider getting your home ready for fall. Ok, so fall is not here yet, but, I believe in being ready for it and planning ahead. Seasonal home maintenance is necessary if you wish to keep your home at its best. Plus, this helps avoid costly repairs and maintenance in the future. So, here I am getting ready for fall, although my husband and children are teasing me as to why I am doing so while it&...read more

What are Land-Lease Communities?

17 June, 2019


The sky is the limit when it comes to buying your retirement home. You have the choice of living in a condominium, townhouse, single-family detached home, etc. But, what about manufactured homes? What are they? Manufactured homes are those that can be connected to all utilities. If you purchase a manufactured home, you are able to use it as a permanent home and you can lease the land your house will sit on, instead of buying the lot outright. This then is...read more

More Good News About Olive Oil

12 June, 2019


The goodness of olive oil has been raved about for years. It is no surprise that almost every day, researchers are finding new, positive attributes to this wonder oil. Most doctors recommend the intake of two tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil every day to make the most of what it has to offer you, health-wise. So, if you were not using olive oil in your salads and other forms of cooking, dig into the back of your cupboard and take that bottle out - ch...read more

Focus on State of Tennessee

12 June, 2019


When you think of Tennessee, it is sure to conjure the image of Elvis, the late king of rock and roll. Yes, this is the place of his birth. However, Tennessee offers much more than rock and roll memories for you, especially if you are choosing to move to Tennessee for your retirement living. Tennessee is a state full of beauty, southern hospitality and serene weather. This is a state that offers just about anything for everyone. If you are considering mov...read more

Focus on State of Tennessee

12 June, 2019


When you think of Tennessee, it is sure to conjure the image of Elvis, the late king of rock and roll. Yes, this is the place of his birth. However, Tennessee offers much more than rock and roll memories for you, especially if you are choosing to move to Tennessee for your retirement living. Tennessee is a state full of beauty, southern hospitality and serene weather. This is a state that offers just about anything for everyone. If you are considering mov...read more

Focus on State of Tennessee

12 June, 2019


When you think of Tennessee, it is sure to conjure the image of Elvis, the late king of rock and roll. Yes, this is the place of his birth. However, Tennessee offers much more than rock and roll memories for you, especially if you are choosing to move to Tennessee for your retirement living. Tennessee is a state full of beauty, southern hospitality and serene weather. This is a state that offers just about anything for everyone. If you are considering mov...read more

5 Items to Check Off Your List During Home Inspection

05 June, 2019


Buying a home is not an easy thing to do, and this is especially so if you are a senior and cannot make any grave mistakes in your home choice. You cannot just walk into a house and say “this is great I’ll take it” depending on how it looks at first glance. There are so many things that have to be considered when buying a home. As a senior, you would be benefited by considering professional help when looking into active adult communities...read more

Find the Best Golf Course Communities for Active Adult Senior Living

05 June, 2019


When it comes to purchasing the perfect retirement home, there are many things to consider.  However, you no longer have the pressures of living closer to schools, being near your workplace or looking for a home big enough to accommodate parents, kids, and pets as well.  As you reach the empty nester phase of life, finding a perfect home for retirement living should involve selecting a home that offers you opportunities for an enjoyable and acti...read more

Find the Best Golf Course Communities for Active Adult Senior Living

05 June, 2019


When it comes to purchasing the perfect retirement home, there are many things to consider.  However, you no longer have the pressures of living closer to schools, being near your workplace or looking for a home big enough to accommodate parents, kids, and pets as well.  As you reach the empty nester phase of life, finding a perfect home for retirement living should involve selecting a home that offers you opportunities for an enjoyable and acti...read more

Find the Best Golf Course Communities for Active Adult Senior Living

05 June, 2019


When it comes to purchasing the perfect retirement home, there are many things to consider.  However, you no longer have the pressures of living closer to schools, being near your workplace or looking for a home big enough to accommodate parents, kids, and pets as well.  As you reach the empty nester phase of life, finding a perfect home for retirement living should involve selecting a home that offers you opportunities for an enjoyable and acti...read more

Find the Best Golf Course Communities for Active Adult Senior Living

05 June, 2019


When it comes to purchasing the perfect retirement home, there are many things to consider.  However, you no longer have the pressures of living closer to schools, being near your workplace or looking for a home big enough to accommodate parents, kids, and pets as well.  As you reach the empty nester phase of life, finding a perfect home for retirement living should involve selecting a home that offers you opportunities for an enjoyable and acti...read more

Find the Best Golf Course Communities for Active Adult Senior Living

05 June, 2019


When it comes to purchasing the perfect retirement home, there are many things to consider.  However, you no longer have the pressures of living closer to schools, being near your workplace or looking for a home big enough to accommodate parents, kids, and pets as well.  As you reach the empty nester phase of life, finding a perfect home for retirement living should involve selecting a home that offers you opportunities for an enjoyable and acti...read more

Find the Best Golf Course Communities for Active Adult Senior Living

05 June, 2019


When it comes to purchasing the perfect retirement home, there are many things to consider.  However, you no longer have the pressures of living closer to schools, being near your workplace or looking for a home big enough to accommodate parents, kids, and pets as well.  As you reach the empty nester phase of life, finding a perfect home for retirement living should involve selecting a home that offers you opportunities for an enjoyable and acti...read more

Find the Best Golf Course Communities for Active Adult Senior Living

05 June, 2019


When it comes to purchasing the perfect retirement home, there are many things to consider.  However, you no longer have the pressures of living closer to schools, being near your workplace or looking for a home big enough to accommodate parents, kids, and pets as well.  As you reach the empty nester phase of life, finding a perfect home for retirement living should involve selecting a home that offers you opportunities for an enjoyable and acti...read more

Home On the Great Plains

05 June, 2018

“Home is where your heart is," and as many would agree, the place that defines home is in America’s Heartland. Over the years, Nebraska's capital city of Lincoln has seen an extraordinary amount of economic growth, and urban development but what folks love most about this town, is no matter how many corporate giants set up shop, it's never strayed from being an approachable, mid-west town that tugs at the heartstrings. With its vast open skies, and rolling farmland, Lincoln tends to take a b...read more

Home On the Great Plains

05 June, 2018


“Home is where your heart is," and as many would agree, the place that defines home is in America’s Heartland. Over the years, Nebraska's capital city of Lincoln has seen an extraordinary amount of economic growth, and urban development but what folks love most about this town, is no matter how many corporate giants set up shop, it's never strayed from being an approachable, mid-west town that tugs at the heartstrings. With its va...read more

What You’ll Love About Rhode Island’s Smartest City

05 June, 2018

At 37 miles wide, and about 48 miles long, you could easily spend a day exploring the entire state and be home in time for dinner. From the outside, it seems like Rhode Island would fit on a postage stamp, but with all of its New England allure, gorgeous beaches, and collegiate brain power, the only way to experience the bigger picture is to see it from the inside. Home to an Ivy League crowd and incredible waterfront views, the capital city of Providence boasts more history, recreation, and ent...read more

What You’ll Love About Rhode Island’s Smartest City

05 June, 2018


At 37 miles wide, and about 48 miles long, you could easily spend a day exploring the entire state and be home in time for dinner. From the outside, it seems like Rhode Island would fit on a postage stamp, but with all of its New England allure, gorgeous beaches, and collegiate brain power, the only way to experience the bigger picture is to see it from the inside. ...read more

Why Boomers Are Getting On Par With Disc Golf

05 June, 2018

What has all the nuances of golf, plays without clubs, and has everyone getting in on the competition? What looks like your average game of frisbee is actually one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S and in Europe. If you’ve never heard of disc golf, you’ll be wanting to sign up for this new spin on the classic game. It might seem like a sport popularized by millennials who thought they were too cool for ball golf, but since the first disc course came to Pasadena, California in 1975, th...read more

Why Boomers Are Getting On Par With Disc Golf

05 June, 2018


What has all the nuances of golf, plays without clubs, and has everyone getting in on the competition? What looks like your average game of frisbee is actually one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S and in Europe. If you’ve never heard of disc golf, you’ll be wanting to sign up for this new spin on the classic game. It might seem like a sport popularized by millennials who thought they were too cool for ball golf, but since the first dis...read more

Make Kansas City Your Summer Destination

05 June, 2018

Nothing says summer quite like outdoor concerts, twilight walks along the water, and sweet, smoky Kansas barbecue. Nicknamed the City of Fountains for its over 200 cascading displays, life in Kansas City, or as locals call it KC, is as warm and familiar as a cup of coffee with an old friend. Home to jazz legends like Big Joe Turner, and Mary Lou Williams, an art scene that ranges from contemporary to culinary, and more than 240 diverse neighborhoods to explore, most people forget that all this u...read more

Make Kansas City Your Summer Destination

05 June, 2018


Nothing says summer quite like outdoor concerts, twilight walks along the water, and sweet, smoky Kansas barbecue. Nicknamed the City of Fountains for its over 200 cascading displays, life in Kansas City, or as locals call it KC, is as warm and familiar as a cup of coffee with an old friend. Home to jazz legends like Big Joe Turner, and Mary Lou Williams, an art scene that ranges from contemporary to culinary, and more than 240 diverse neighborhoods to ex...read more

Venice, Florida: The Gulf City With Old World Charm

05 June, 2018

Enveloped by balmy Mexican Gulf breezes, this Southwest Florida oasis combines Mediterranean ambiance with an island getaway to Bermuda. Voted one of the top cities to retire by Forbes, Venice is a pedestrian-friendly, warm weather paradise where everything from shopping the farmers market to surfing can be enjoyed all year long. Home to more than a dozen active adult communities including Island Walk at West Village, and Plantation Golf and Country Club, Venice offers retirees and empty nesters...read more

Venice, Florida: The Gulf City With Old World Charm

05 June, 2018


Enveloped by balmy Mexican Gulf breezes, this Southwest Florida oasis combines Mediterranean ambiance with an island getaway to Bermuda. Voted one of the top cities to retire by Forbes, Venice is a pedestrian-friendly, warm weather paradise where everything from shopping the farmers market to surfing can be enjoyed all year long. Home to more than a dozen active adult communities including Island Walk at West Village, and read more

Safety Tips For Your Best Hike Ever

05 June, 2018

Are you ready to take a hike? Nothing beats lacing up a pair of hiking boots and escaping into nature, but whether you’re a beginner, or already have Everest crossed off your bucket list, preparedness is everything when it comes to getting the most out of your experience. Hiking is an amazing way to stay fit and connect with the outdoors, but following a safety, a checklist should be a priority whether you plan to head out for a couple of hours, or the entire day.

Get to Know Yo...read more

Safety Tips For Your Best Hike Ever

05 June, 2018



Are you ready to take a hike? Nothing beats lacing up a pair of hiking boots and escaping into nature, but whether you’re a beginner, or already have Everest crossed off your bucket list, preparedness is everything when it comes to getting the most out of your experience. Hiking is an amazing way to stay fit and connect with the outdoors, but following a safety, a checklist should be a priority whether you plan to head out for a cou...read more

Home Designs That Don’t Show Their Age

26 June, 2017

Sometimes blending in with the crowd is a good thing, and when it comes to 55+ living, today’s home designs have changed the way buyers view “retirement” communities. While 55+ communities do provide aging with grace home features, they’re designed in such a seamless, and modern way that they just become part of the home, rather than a glaring reminder of getting older. A major factor when marketing to active adult homebuyers is providing the accommodations, and technology they may need ...read more

Home Designs That Don’t Show Their Age

26 June, 2017

Sometimes blending in with the crowd is a good thing, and when it comes to 55+ living, today’s home designs have changed the way buyers view “retirement” communities. While 55+ communities do provide aging with grace home features, they’re designed in such a seamless, and modern way that they just become part of the home, rather than a glaring reminder of getting older. A major factor when marketing to active adult homebuyers is providing the accommodations, and technology they may need ...read more

Working Beyond Retirement Reaps Big Rewards

26 June, 2017

The baby boomer generation has work experience down to a science, and a dedication that employers are hard pressed to find these days. For many older adults, the idea of retiring is a far distant notion, and companies are more than happy to keep these loyal, and seasoned veterans on staff to teach their youngsters a thing or two. According to the JP Morgan Chase Institute, the number of boomers working past the age of 65 is on the rise whether it’s out of economic necessity or they just love w...read more

Whitewater Thrills at Royal Gorge

26 June, 2017

Adrenaline junkies and thrill-seekers craving a taste of adventure guaranteed to take their breath away will find it on the whitewater terrain of Royal Gorge. It’s time to cross it off the bucket list, and grab a paddle because with names like Sledgehammer, and Boat Eater, these exhilarating rapids are not for the faint of heart. Located an hour from Colorado Springs, and two hours from Denver, this stretch of the Arkansas River is a spectacular destination for outdoor enthusiasts to get frien...read more

New Pulte Community Opening This Fall!

26 June, 2017

Pulte Homes is excited to announce New Jersey’s newest 55+ community of Hunterdon Creekside set to open this fall with buyers able to move in early 2018. Crafted with Pulte’s consumer driven Life Tested designs, this grand community will feature 137 single family homes, and 109 townhomes with first-floor owners suites. Located in the charming small town of Raritan, modern living meets rich heritage showcasing beautiful colonial architecture, and historic landmarks for a trip down memory lane...read more

Home Designs That Don’t Show Their Age

26 June, 2017



Sometimes blending in with the crowd is a good thing, and when it comes to 55+ living, today’s home designs have changed the way buyers view “retirement” communities. While 55+ communities do provide aging with grace home features, they’re designed in such a seamless, and modern way that they just become part of the home, rather than a glaring reminder of getting older. A major factor when marketing to active adult...read more

Affordable Tips For a Showroom Ready Home

26 June, 2017



Sometimes blending in with the crowd is a good thing, and when it comes to 55+ living, today’s home designs have changed the way buyers view “retirement” communities. While 55+ communities do provide aging with grace home features, they’re designed in such a seamless, and modern way that they just become part of the home, rather than a glaring reminder of getting older. A major factor when marketing to active adult...read more

Working Beyond Retirement Reaps Big Rewards

26 June, 2017



The baby boomer generation has work experience down to a science, and a dedication that employers are hard pressed to find these days. For many older adults, the idea of retiring is a far distant notion, and companies are more than happy to keep these loyal, and seasoned veterans on staff to teach their youngsters a thing or two. According to the JP Morgan Chase Institute, the number of boomers working past the age of 65 is on the rise wh...read more

Whitewater Thrills at Royal Gorge

26 June, 2017



Adrenaline junkies and thrill-seekers craving a taste of adventure guaranteed to take their breath away will find it on the whitewater terrain of Royal Gorge. It’s time to cross it off the bucket list, and grab a paddle because with names like Sledgehammer, and Boat Eater, these exhilarating rapids are not for the faint of heart. Located an hour from Colorado Springs, and two hours from Denver, this stretch of the Arkansas River is ...read more

New Pulte Community Opening This Fall!

26 June, 2017



Pulte Homes is excited to announce New Jersey’s newest 55+ community of Hunterdon Creekside set to open this fall with buyers able to move in early 2018. Crafted with Pulte’s consumer driven Life Tested designs, this grand community will feature 137 single family homes, and 109 townhomes with first-floor owners suites. Located in the charming small town of Raritan, modern living meets rich heritage showcasing beautiful colonia...read more

Dive Into This Total Body Workout

19 June, 2017


Ever notice that swimming pools seem to always be on the menu of community amenities? You’ll find resort style pools with cabanas, Olympic-style pools, and heated indoor versions all designed to relax, refresh, and give you a great workout! Active adults will be glad to know there’s no need to hit the ground running to build muscle, burn calories, and squeeze in the recommended 150 minutes of weekly cardio activity. Swimming not only gets th...read more

Dive Into This Total Body Workout

19 June, 2017


Ever notice that swimming pools seem to always be on the menu of community amenities? You’ll find resort style pools with cabanas, Olympic-style pools, and heated indoor versions all designed to relax, refresh, and give you a great workout! Active adults will be glad to know there’s no need to hit the ground running to build muscle, burn calories, and squeeze in the recommended 150 minutes of weekly cardio activity. Swimming not only gets th...read more

Dive Into This Total Body Workout

19 June, 2017


Ever notice that swimming pools seem to always be on the menu of community amenities? You’ll find resort style pools with cabanas, Olympic-style pools, and heated indoor versions all designed to relax, refresh, and give you a great workout! Active adults will be glad to know there’s no need to hit the ground running to build muscle, burn calories, and squeeze in the recommended 150 minutes of weekly cardio activity. Swimming not only gets th...read more

Dive Into This Total Body Workout

19 June, 2017


Ever notice that swimming pools seem to always be on the menu of community amenities? You’ll find resort style pools with cabanas, Olympic-style pools, and heated indoor versions all designed to relax, refresh, and give you a great workout! Active adults will be glad to know there’s no need to hit the ground running to build muscle, burn calories, and squeeze in the recommended 150 minutes of weekly cardio activity. Swimming not only gets th...read more

Dive Into This Total Body Workout

19 June, 2017


Ever notice that swimming pools seem to always be on the menu of community amenities? You’ll find resort style pools with cabanas, Olympic-style pools, and heated indoor versions all designed to relax, refresh, and give you a great workout! Active adults will be glad to know there’s no need to hit the ground running to build muscle, burn calories, and squeeze in the recommended 150 minutes of weekly cardio activity. Swimming not only gets th...read more

Experience the Magic of Old Pueblo

15 June, 2017

For the love of all things outdoors, with a nest egg friendly economy, one city has topped the charts as one of the best retirement destinations by Forbes, and AARP. Tucson, Arizona made the honor roll for boomers, and retirees boasting affordability, quality medical care, and exciting outdoor recreation. While most people associate Arizona with arid desert, and record heat, Tucson captivates with its mystical saguaro studded landscape, and spectacular rugged wilderness, to inspire a spirit of a...read more

Experience the Magic of Old Pueblo

15 June, 2017

For the love of all things outdoors, with a nest egg friendly economy, one city has topped the charts as one of the best retirement destinations by Forbes, and AARP. Tucson, Arizona made the honor roll for boomers, and retirees boasting affordability, quality medical care, and exciting outdoor recreation. While most people associate Arizona with arid desert, and record heat, Tucson captivates with its mystical saguaro studded landscape, and spectacular rugged wilderness, to inspire a spirit of a...read more

The Health Trend You Won’t Find In a Bottle

15 June, 2017

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but could the key to good health be where you live? Feeling your best in everything you do extends beyond the hours you’re putting in at the gym. Longevity and vitality is a lifestyle rather than a health fad, and while juice cleanses, and superfoods are fabulous, experiencing mind-body health is one that 55+ communities have made their core focus. Anyone who’s researched this neighborhood turned “wellness retreats” has probably noticed a common t...read more

The Health Trend You Won’t Find In a Bottle

15 June, 2017

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but could the key to good health be where you live? Feeling your best in everything you do extends beyond the hours you’re putting in at the gym. Longevity and vitality is a lifestyle rather than a health fad, and while juice cleanses, and superfoods are fabulous, experiencing mind-body health is one that 55+ communities have made their core focus. Anyone who’s researched this neighborhood turned “wellness retreats” has probably noticed a common t...read more

Affordable Tips For a Showroom Ready Home

15 June, 2017

Whether you plan to sell in the near future or somewhere down the road, now is a great time to take inventory of the items in your home that could use a little sprucing up. Most of us have a list of fix-it projects, and maybe an overlooked cobweb here, and there, but to a potential buyer, it’s those little details that can make or break a sale. Increase your home’s value, and improve your chances of seller success, with a few updates, and finishing touches to help set the stage. Worried abou...read more

Affordable Tips For a Showroom Ready Home

15 June, 2017

Whether you plan to sell in the near future or somewhere down the road, now is a great time to take inventory of the items in your home that could use a little sprucing up. Most of us have a list of fix-it projects, and maybe an overlooked cobweb here, and there, but to a potential buyer, it’s those little details that can make or break a sale. Increase your home’s value, and improve your chances of seller success, with a few updates, and finishing touches to help set the stage. Worried abou...read more

Williams Mill Coming Soon to Music City

15 June, 2017

In Nashville, Tennessee, Southern heritage runs deep, scenic beauty is everywhere, and affordable living makes it an idyllic place to call home. 55+ homebuyers will soon have even more to love with the new community of Williams Mill beginning construction in 2018. Since 1983, Nashville-based builder Goodall Homes has focused on designing homes with unique features that cater to what buyers want, in a location that’s hard to beat. Empty nesters and retirees will not only enjoy endless entertain...read more

Unforgettable Bike Tour Destinations

15 June, 2017

Forget about crowded tour buses, and car rental counters because discovering exciting destinations on two wheels is how active adults are seeing the world. Bike tours are gaining in popularity with boomers who crave the exhilaration of the open road, and the experience of exploring new cities in a way that car travel or walking tours can’t touch. Whether it’s a solo trip or joining a tour group, cycling is a low-impact way to sneak in some cardio and pursue your next adventure. The hardest p...read more

Unforgettable Bike Tour Destinations

15 June, 2017


Forget about crowded tour buses, and car rental counters because discovering exciting destinations on two wheels is how active adults are seeing the world. Bike tours are gaining in popularity with boomers who crave the exhilaration of the open road, and the experience of exploring new cities in a way that car travel or walking tours can’t touch. Whether it’s a solo trip or joining a tour group, cycling is a low-impact way to sneak in some c...read more

Dive Into This Total Body Workout

15 June, 2017

Ever notice that swimming pools seem to always be on the menu of community amenities? You’ll find resort style pools with cabanas, Olympic-style pools, and heated indoor versions all designed to relax, refresh, and give you a great workout! Active adults will be glad to know there’s no need to hit the ground running to build muscle, burn calories, and squeeze in the recommended 150 minutes of weekly cardio activity. Swimming not only gets the heart pumping but also provides older adults a jo...read more

Dive Into This Total Body Workout

15 June, 2017


Ever notice that swimming pools seem to always be on the menu of community amenities? You’ll find resort style pools with cabanas, Olympic-style pools, and heated indoor versions all designed to relax, refresh, and give you a great workout! Active adults will be glad to know there’s no need to hit the ground running to build muscle, burn calories, and squeeze in the recommended 150 minutes of weekly cardio activity. Swimming not only gets th...read more

Experience the Magic of Old Pueblo

15 June, 2017


For the love of all things outdoors, with a nest egg friendly economy, one city has topped the charts as one of the best retirement destinations by Forbes, and AARP. Tucson, Arizona made the honor roll for boomers, and retirees boasting affordability, quality medical care, and exciting outdoor recreation. While most people associate Arizona with arid desert, and record heat, Tucson captivates with its mystical saguaro studded landscape, and spectacular ...read more

The Health Trend You Won’t Find In a Bottle

15 June, 2017


An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but could the key to good health be where you live? Feeling your best in everything you do extends beyond the hours you’re putting in at the gym. Longevity and vitality is a lifestyle rather than a health fad, and while juice cleanses, and superfoods are fabulous, experiencing mind-body health is one that 55+ communities have made their core focus. Anyone who’s researched this neighborhood turned &ldq...read more

Affordable Tips For a Showroom Ready Home

15 June, 2017


Whether you plan to sell in the near future or somewhere down the road, now is a great time to take inventory of the items in your home that could use a little sprucing up. Most of us have a list of fix-it projects, and maybe an overlooked cobweb here, and there, but to a potential buyer, it’s those little details that can make or break a sale. Increase your home’s value, and improve your chances of seller success, with a few updates, and fi...read more

Williams Mill Coming Soon to Music City

15 June, 2017


In Nashville, Tennessee, Southern heritage runs deep, scenic beauty is everywhere, and affordable living makes it an idyllic place to call home. 55+ homebuyers will soon have even more to love with the new community of Williams Mill beginning construction in 2018. Since 1983, Nashville-based builder Goodall Homes has focused on designing homes with unique features that cater to what buyers want, in a location that’s hard to beat. Empty nesters and...read more

Unforgettable Bike Tour Destinations

15 June, 2017


Forget about crowded tour buses, and car rental counters because discovering exciting destinations on two wheels is how active adults are seeing the world. Bike tours are gaining in popularity with boomers who crave the exhilaration of the open road, and the experience of exploring new cities in a way that car travel or walking tours can’t touch. Whether it’s a solo trip or joining a tour group, cycling is a low-impact way to sneak in some c...read more

Dive Into This Total Body Workout

15 June, 2017


Ever notice that swimming pools seem to always be on the menu of community amenities? You’ll find resort style pools with cabanas, Olympic-style pools, and heated indoor versions all designed to relax, refresh, and give you a great workout! Active adults will be glad to know there’s no need to hit the ground running to build muscle, burn calories, and squeeze in the recommended 150 minutes of weekly cardio activity. Swimming not only gets th...read more

Del Webb Retirement Communities

21 June, 2016


Del Webb Charleston  This beautiful Del Webb community is located 25 miles north of historic Charleston. Del Webb Charleston at Cane Bay features 1,000 Del Webb homes set amid 360 acres. Del Webb Charleston is located just outside the quaint small town of Summerville. Summerville offers shopping, movies, and dining as some of the many things that will be appealing to residents of Del Webb Charleston. The neighbourhood around Del Webb Charleston features a 20,000-sq...read more

Del Webb Active Adult Retirement Communities

20 June, 2016


Del Webb was founded in 1960 and their first Del Webb retirement community was the Del Webb Sun City community. Sun City is located in Texas. Since then, the Del Webb communities have even further developed and improved the lifestyle that it adds for its residents. Furthermore, since 1960 Del Webb now have over 50 communities in 20 different states. Some of these states include Del Webb communities in Florida, Texas and Arizona.  

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Helping Your Dog Cope with Fireworks

20 June, 2016


The 4th of July is quintessential Americana with backyard BBQ's, flip-flops, and a spectacular fireworks show.  I love to participate in the festivities, but my dog? Not so much.  Fireworks were a four letter word in our household, and while everyone else was enjoying a warm summer evening watching the night sky come alive with sparkles… my girl was camped out in the bathtub praying for daylight. Independence Day? It was more like Co-dependence day.  Over the y...read more

New Article

18 June, 2016


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New Article

18 June, 2016


THESE ALL NEED TO BE THE SAME SIZE with SMALLER FONT


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Del Webb Retirement Communities

18 June, 2016


The Village at Deaton Creek by Del Webb

The Village at Deaton Creek is a 55+ Del Webb Gated Active Adult Community about 40 miles North of the Heart of Atlanta and only minutes to the North Georgia Mountains. This Del Webb retirement community is located on 545 acres and the development, and when complete it will include 1250 single Del Webb family homes and attached villas. The Village at Deaton Creek is a Del Webb community located in Hoschton, Georgi...read more

Del Webb Retirement Communities

18 June, 2016


Del Webb at Alegria

Alegria by Del Webb is located in Bernalillo, New Mexico, just 20 minutes north of downtown Albuquerque and 40 minutes south of Santa Fe. This lovely Del Webb gated community was developed in 2006 and has 376 Del Webb homes. Del Webb at Alegria is nestled along the Rio Grande Bosque and boasts stunning views of the Sandia Mountain Range. There are nine floor plans, which range in size from 1,400 to almost 2,400 sq. ft. All floor plan...read more

Del Webb Retirement Communities

18 June, 2016


Del Webb at Alegria

Alegria by Del Webb is located in Bernalillo, New Mexico, just 20 minutes north of downtown Albuquerque and 40 minutes south of Santa Fe. This lovely Del Webb gated community was developed in 2006 and has 376 Del Webb homes. Del Webb at Alegria is nestled along the Rio Grande Bosque and boasts stunning views of the Sandia Mountain Range. There are nine floor plans, which range in size from 1,400 to almost 2,400 sq. ft. All floor plan...read more

Del Webb Active Adult Retirement Communities

18 June, 2016


Del Webb was founded in 1960 and their first Del Webb retirement community was the Del Webb Sun City community. Sun City is located in Texas. Since then, the Del Webb communities have even further developed and improved the lifestyle that it adds for its residents. Furthermore, since 1960 Del Webb now have over 50 communities in 20 different states. Some of these states include Del Webb communities in Florida, Texas and Arizona.  

Solera Chandler by Del Webbread more

HECM vs Traditional Mortgage 101

17 June, 2016


In this series, we'll be exploring the ins and outs of a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage or HECM as the pros call it. Find out how it compares to a traditional mortgage, how to qualify, and the benefits of going this route.  From application to closing, learn how to make your home work for you, and get the most out of your retirement years!

Sounding a bit like hi-tech medical equipment, the HECM acronym translates to a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage. The basic...read more

HECM vs. Traditional Mortgage 101

17 June, 2016


In this series, we'll be exploring the ins and outs of a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage or HECM as the pros call it. Find out how it compares to a traditional mortgage, how to qualify, and the benefits of going this route.  From application to closing, learn how to make your home work for you, and get the most out of your retirement years!

Sounding a bit like hi-tech medical equipment, the HECM acronym translates to a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage. The basic...read more

Del Webb Retirement Communities

17 June, 2016


Del Webb at Alegria

Alegria by Del Webb is located in Bernalillo, New Mexico, just 20 minutes north of downtown Albuquerque and 40 minutes south of Santa Fe. This lovely Del Webb gated community was developed in 2006 and has 376 Del Webb homes. Del Webb at Alegria is nestled along the Rio Grande Bosque and boasts stunning views of the Sandia Mountain Range. There are nine floor plans, which range in size from 1,400 to almost 2,400 sq. ft. All floor plan...read more

Del Webb Retirement Communities

17 June, 2016


Del Webb at Alegria

Alegria by Del Webb is located in Bernalillo, New Mexico, just 20 minutes north of downtown Albuquerque and 40 minutes south of Santa Fe. This lovely Del Webb gated community was developed in 2006 and has 376 Del Webb homes. Del Webb at Alegria is nestled along the Rio Grande Bosque and boasts stunning views of the Sandia Mountain Range. There are nine floor plans, which range in size from 1,400 to almost 2,400 sq. ft. All floor plan...read more

HECM vs Traditional Mortgage 101

17 June, 2016


In this series, we'll be exploring the ins and outs of a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage or HECM as the pros call it. Find out how it compares to a traditional mortgage, how to qualify, and the benefits of going this route.  From application to closing, learn how to make your home work for you, and get the most out of your retirement years!

Sounding a bit like hi-tech medical equipment, the HECM acronym translates to a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage. The basic...read more

HECM vs Traditional Mortgage 101

17 June, 2016


In this series, we'll be exploring the ins and outs of a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage or HECM as the pros call it. Find out how it compares to a traditional mortgage, how to qualify, and the benefits of going this route.  From application to closing, learn how to make your home work for you, and get the most out of your retirement years!

Sounding a bit like hi-tech medical equipment, the HECM acronym translates to a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage. The basic...read more

HECM vs Traditional Mortgage 101

17 June, 2016


In this series, we'll be exploring the ins and outs of a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage or HECM as the pros call it. Find out how it compares to a traditional mortgage, how to qualify, and the benefits of going this route.  From application to closing, learn how to make your home work for you, and get the most out of your retirement years!

Sounding a bit like hi-tech medical equipment, the HECM acronym translates to a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage. The basic...read more

HECM vs Traditional Mortgage 101

17 June, 2016


In this series, we'll be exploring the ins and outs of a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage or HECM as the pros call it. Find out how it compares to a traditional mortgage, how to qualify, and the benefits of going this route.  From application to closing, learn how to make your home work for you, and get the most out of your retirement years!

Sounding a bit like hi-tech medical equipment, the HECM acronym translates to a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage. The basic id...read more

Del Webb Retirement Communities

17 June, 2016


Del Webb at Alegria

Alegria by Del Webb is located in Bernalillo, New Mexico, just 20 minutes north of downtown Albuquerque and 40 minutes south of Santa Fe. This lovely Del Webb gated community was developed in 2006 and has 376 Del Webb homes. Del Webb at Alegria is nestled along the Rio Grande Bosque and boasts stunning views of the Sandia Mountain Range. There are nine floor plans, which range in size from 1,400 to almost 2,400 sq. ft. All floor plan...read more

Del Webb Retirement Communities

17 June, 2016


Del Webb at Alegria

Alegria by Del Webb is located in Bernalillo, New Mexico, just 20 minutes north of downtown Albuquerque and 40 minutes south of Santa Fe. This lovely Del Webb gated community was developed in 2006 and has 376 Del Webb homes. Del Webb at Alegria is nestled along the Rio Grande Bosque and boasts stunning views of the Sandia Mountain Range. There are nine floor plans, which range in size from 1,400 to almost 2,400 sq. ft. All floor plan...read more

Del Webb Retirement Communities

15 June, 2016


Del Webb at Alegria

Alegria by Del Webb is located in Bernalillo, New Mexico, just 20 minutes north of downtown Albuquerque and 40 minutes south of Santa Fe. This lovely Del Webb gated community was developed in 2006 and has 376 Del Webb homes. Del Webb at Alegria is nestled along the Rio Grande Bosque and boasts stunning views of the Sandia Mountain Range. There are nine floor plans, which range in size from 1,400 to almost 2,400 sq. ft. All floor plan...read more

Is the Condo Lifestyle Right For You?

14 June, 2016


Downsizing, less maintenance, or desiring a second vacation home are just a few of the great reasons baby boomers, and retirees are choosing condominium communities for their active lifestyles. Buying or renting a condo in a 55+ retirement community can be the perfect option to a single family home in terms of both price, and convenience. Some offer features such as underground parking, elevators, or a doorman, and many communities are located near exciting local attractions with amenit...read more

Del Webb Retirement Communities

07 June, 2016


The Village at Deaton Creek by Del Webb

The Village at Deaton Creek is a 55+ Del Webb Gated Active Adult Community about 40 miles North of the Heart of Atlanta and only minutes to the North Georgia Mountains. This Del Webb retirement community is located on 545 acres and the development, and when complete it will include 1250 single Del Webb family homes and attached villas. The Village at Deaton Creek is a Del Webb community located in Hoschton, Georgia, ...read more

Del Webb Retirement Communities

02 June, 2016


Del Webb was founded in 1960 and their first Del Webb retirement community was the Del Webb Sun City community. Since then, the Del Webb communities have even further developed and improved the lifestyle that it offers to its residents. Furthermore, since 1960 Del Webb now have over 50 communities in 20 different states. Some of these states include Del Webb communities in Florida, Texas and Arizona.  

Solera Chandler by Del Webb

This...read more

The Facts on Carbs

23 June, 2015


To eat carbs or not to eat carbs, that is the dilemma for so many trying to lose weight. Avoiding carbohydrates is so popular that diet trends such as Atkins and Paleo have done away with starches and grains in favor of a high protein approach. Instead of thinking all bread and pasta is taboo, focus more on the type of flour and grain that is used.  Wonder Bread, and sprouted wheat are not created equal.

Carbohydrates convert to sugar in the body providing energy, ...read more

Reducing Blood Pressure Naturally

23 June, 2015


So you go in for a routine checkup and your doctor says you have high blood pressure.  Chances are you don't recall having any symptoms, and are thinking now what? According to the American Heart Association, 1 out of 3 people suffer from high blood pressure. It has been labeled the "silent killer" because most patients are asymptomatic when diagnosed, but left untreated can face heart disease, stroke and kidney failure.  Just like any other disease, early det...read more

Take Charge of Your Anxiety

15 June, 2015


You find yourself tossing and turning worrying about finances, a health crisis, or what the future holds.  More often than not the situations that are causing us to feel anxious are beyond our control yet we still find ourselves losing sleep trying to find a solution.  Anxiety only effects your mind right? No matter how healthy your lifestyle is, the effect of mental stress on the body can override any amount of green juice or gym workout. Anxiety, and panic creates a "...read more

Taking time out for you!

15 June, 2015


Whether it's volunteer work, or making time for family and friends, serving others can boost self esteem, and help us lead more fulfilling lives. In turn it's equally important to be there for ourselves and take time each day to pause, and reflect because really how can we give others our all if we're running on empty? Making yourself a priority amidst a busy schedule is the best way to get back to business feeling refreshed.

Brew a soothing cup of tea or co...read more

Dairy free options

08 June, 2015


Remember when the only non dairy option was soy with a side of soy? Whether you're lactose intolerant or choosing to eliminate it from your diet, the choices available nowadays are endless. Sure you could pop one of those lactose tablets, but why would you when there are so many delicious products to choose from? Skipping the dairy is more common than ever, and finding alternatives to everything from cream cheese to yogurt couldn't be easier, AND cholesterol free!

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Why buy organic?

08 June, 2015


To buy organic or not to buy organic.  It used to be a term associated with hippies, and health food junkies. These days we are much more conscious of how pesticide ridden our produce really is, and the harmful effect it can have on our health.  For example, conventionally grown kale contains about 51 types of pesticides! These dangerous chemicals are known to cause cancer, birth defects, and can disrupt hormone balance.

The concern for most people is that org...read more