Pre-Storm PrecautionsWhen preparing for a severe rainstorm, be prepared! Use this checklist to minimize your home’s exposure. Instituting the following precautions, before, during and after a severe rainstorm, windstorm, tornado or hurricane, can help mitigate the severity of the damage as … Continue reading
How Can Seniors Find Reputable Contractors?As Americans live longer than ever, some will find it difficult to stay in their beloved homes. Steep stairs or a slippery shower can pose dangers, and standard houses are not wheelchair accessible. With 78 million baby boomers about to … Continue reading
8 Things to Consider Before Remodeling to Age in PlaceBy Louis Tenenbaum Over my two decades of helping people accommodate their homes to age in place, I’ve come up with a list of eight fundamentals to consider before undertaking any major projects. As you’ll note, there are no universal right … Continue reading
Top Nine Features of an “Age-In-Place” HomeA master bedroom and bath on the first floor. A low or n0-threshold entrance to the home with an overhang. Lever-style door handles. No change in levels on the main floor. Bright lighting in all areas, especially places like stairways. … Continue reading
Home Improvement Issues Unique To SeniorsSeniors deal with two issues unique to their population when undertaking home improvement or repair. Here’s what they are, and how to deal with them. THE ISSUES: (1) Seniors are targeted by scammers in larger numbers than other populations. (2) … Continue reading
Who are the Baby Boomers?Many misconceptions surround the marketing viability of today’s older adults. For example, did you know that: Myth: Older adults don’t spend money online Fact: Boomers outspend younger adults online 2:1 on a per-capita basis. – Forrester Research Below are a few more … Continue reading

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