Tag Archives: Active Adults

Home Buying Myths for the Active Adult

Buying a home can be a real challenge, what with all the advice you will get from friends and family. So many factors have to be considered, most often, it will leave your head spinning. How do you separate fact from fiction? Here are some common home buying myths.

Social Spaces and Active Adult Communities

When you choose an active adult community, you are not only looking for a new home, you are also looking for a brand new lifestyle. You look for a welcoming place where you get to try out new and exciting things, as now; you have the time for it. Many builders of active adult communities understand this requirement, and make sure there are plenty of social spaces when they build such communities.

7 Steps to Downsizing Successfully

Many of us consider downsizing only once we come to retirement age. Then, there are some of us who plan to do it, but never get around to it. Then, of course, there are those who actually do it, and are extremely glad they did so. This article is for those who still have not got around to it.

5 Myths about Aging and Health

The aging process is inevitable. Many people dread this, and this is due to many myths and stereotypes that have been around for generations. These myths also negatively affect how we look at the older generation. Here are five common myths about aging and health you really ought to forget about.

Brains of Elderly People are Slow because they Know so Much!

Are you feeling down about the fact that you take a long time to remember certain things? Are you worried that your brain may be getting slow with age? Well, don’t! According to a recent scientific study carried out at the Tubingen University in Germany, researchers state that the brains of elderly people become slow with age because they have so much knowledge and information stored in them!

ActiveAdultLiving.com® Features Wilkinson Builders

Although you may have considered the climate of the state, the economy of the state and various other factors, when looking for an active adult community, have you also given thought to the builder of your community? When buying a 55+ senior retirement home, you need to consider the builder of the community. If you choose a reliable builder, you are assured of high quality homes that do not bring on issues related to structural strability or the quality of fixtures and fittings in the years ahead. Here’s a bit about a well-known builder, Wilkinson Builders.

Weighing the Pros and Cons of 55+ Communities that Offer Condominium Living

Many retirees prefer apartment-style living to that of single family living. This is the reason they look for 55+ communities that offer condominium living. What are condominiums? Condominiums or condos are individually owned apartments in a building. They provide seniors low-maintenance, single-level living in prime locations. However, condo-living comes with its very own advantages and disadvantages. So, if you wish to spend your retirement in a condo, you need to weigh its pros and cons.

Snooping Around the Shopping Carts…

Walking down the aisle of the supermarket, I automatically compared the purchases I am making vs., the ones in my fellow shoppers’ carts.. bacon, pork chops, French fries, frozen meals and sweets of all kinds seems to overflow from most.. ,and of course the 2 ltr fizzy juice bottles standing proudly upright… The age range of shoppers was a mix, ranging from young adults of 20s to seniors in their late 60s! “So, the bad nutritional habits are not age linked Lisa!” I told myself… I then surreptitiously checkout out the shopper’s personal profiles.. well.. sadly, their physiques spoke volumes, so to say. Did you know that over 45% of Americans are suffering from obesity? YES! While a staggering fact, it is still true.. and fast foods, frozen meals and tons of red meat and unhealthy fats are responsible for a lot of the blame. Why do people tend to ignore the potential danger of eating the wrong foods for the wrong reasons?