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Aging in Place

A Guide to Home Modifications to Age in Place

The prospect of getting older brings with it new terrain: retirement and preparing for your financial future, a health plan, and—perhaps most importantly—where you’re going to live. If you intend...
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Downsizing… with resources for future aging in place

This couple is smiling because they sold their house of over 30 years and bought a one-level townhome where they plan to live for many years as they age in...
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Eco-friendly ADUs (Accessory Dwelling Units) have never made more sense

The pandemic taught us that home is more than just a place to sleep. Not only was more space wanted as we lived, worked, cooked and played at home… but...
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Highland Bridge development on the site of the former St. Paul Ford plant is progressing… and townhouses are for sale!

It was 2019 when I first wrote about the St. Paul Ford truck plant history and Ryan Company plans for reshaping it into a walkable village of thousands powered by...
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DIY Scandi inspired guest house and office for $275k… an ADU?

Dwell recently released their 2020 Design Awards for the most inspiring projects of 2020 and they are amazing. But what really got me was The Lofthouse workspace and Airbnb that...
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What’s the difference between a condo, a co-op, a 55+ condo and an apartment?

Think this might be the year you sell your house and move to a complex with one-level living and heated underground parking?  You have multiple options, but often the biggest...
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Does “aging in place” make the most sense for you?

A desire among many seniors is to “age in place.” I hear it over and over again when I talk with people 55+ making plans for the future. According to...
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Why more people are considering multi-generational living

Did you know that 1 in 6 Americans currently lives in a multi-generational household? In recent years there has been a steady rise in the number of multi-generational homes in...
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