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Organizing Files Important for Active Adults

Now that Tax Deadline Day is behind us (April 18 this year), it’s time to organize our files so we don’t hand in a shoe box full of random paperwork to the CPA for next year’s deadline. Even if your files are neat and tidy, experts recommend keeping copies of your most important documents in […]

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Active Adults Celebrate Stress Awareness Month

With all of the things that are supposed to simplify our lives, it seems we are more “stressed out” than ever. That’s why, in 1992, April was designated as Stress Awareness Month, an attempt by The Health Resource Network (HRN) to address – and combat – the growing Stress Epidemic. Active Adults may find that, […]

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March On To An Active Adult Lifestyle

set to “When The Saints Come Marching In”   We are forging whole new pathways From those who’ve come before You don’t need to be invited To a lifestyle where less is more.   Oh when it’s Spring, we’re moving in When it’s Spring, we’re moving in To the place where neighbors know each other […]

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“Never Too Late” For Active Adults To Live Creatively

In 1992, writer and teacher Julia Cameron published “The Artist’s Way,” a self-help book designed to help people rediscover their “creative selves,” leading to increased confidence and success. Today, 25 years later, the book is still in great demand, and scores of people from all walks of life practice daily “morning pages” (journaling) to help […]

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Active Adults Wax Poetic About Resolutions

Girl Scouts on every corner selling cookies (calories and fat) How can I stick to my resolutions when a friendly smile is selling that? The weather is awfully chilly (the sunshine is so deceiving). I should be outside walking but my house is cozy- I’m not leaving! Clearing clutter should be easy Storage is ample […]

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Financially Savvy Retirement Tips For Boomers

We’ve worked, we’ve saved, we’ve planned, and now we’ve reached it: RETIREMENT! If you’ve ever played the board game “Life,” you know that the “winner” is the one with the most money in his or her coffers, and who drives his or her plastic car to the sprawling plastic mansion on the hill to live […]

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Boomers Find “Good Vibrations” In Right-Sizing

I, I love the courtyard in my new place And the way the sunlight fills the entire space I’m so glad about this place I heard My home and neighbors put a smile on my face.   Right-sizing brings good vibrations No more lawn-mowing frustration It’s cause for a celebration Like everyday’s a vacation Good, […]

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Set Me Free… To Live the Active Adult Lifestyle

A Boomer Poem based on “You Keep Me Hangin’ On,”performed by The Supremes 50 years ago, in November 1966   It set me free, my Windsong home Outdoor living’s in my Windsong home I really love my Windsong home This lifestyle is catching on! We’re finished with the great big house, so this lifestyle’s catching […]

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Boomers Prepare For Open Enrollment Season

  Ahh, fall – that time of year when the leaves are changing color, festivals abound, sweaters come out of storage… and Medicare Open Enrollment begins for Active Adults! Mark Your Calendars If you are age 65 or older, you can expect your Medicare Annual Notice of Coverage (ANOC) and Evidence of Coverage (EOC) notice […]

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The History (& Future) of Courtyard Living

  Ahh, the appeal of a courtyard! Active adults are particularly drawn to the courtyard style of homes, which have been back in vogue since the early 2000s, and for good reason: they’re comfortable, energy efficient, great for entertaining, and are a superb source of natural light for the central parts of the home. Courtyards […]

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