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Senior Real Estate Specialists

What is an SRES and 10 Reasons You Should Use One

A Seniors Real Estate Specialist or SRES, is a Realtor who has received extensive specialized training covering these topics and more that are of special importance to those age 50+ and their families. With only 16,000 Seniors Real Estate…

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Breaking Up With Stuff Is Hard To Do

If your age is 50 plus, you probably have a house full of “stuff” associated with a life gone by - a formal dining room with china, books, records, collectables, and more! Your memories and those of your parent’s are now all under one roof.  Sooner…

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New Theater Set to Entertain Residents of Redbud Commons in Pickertington

Wigwam Theatre Has a Permanent Home, Is a New Entertainment Option for Residents of Senior Apartments Redbud Commons senior apartments in Pickerington is close to a number of community amenities, convenient for the residents of our luxury…

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Environmentally Active Adults Take on Big Plastic

What active adults ARE doing to combat plastic waste While Millennials are credited with making the most noise about environmental issues, conservation and green living practices have been important issues for today's active adults of the Baby…

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Looking to Downsize Your Waistline? Try a Weight Loss Challenge for Active Older Adults

WEIGHT. Losing It is Challenging for Active Older Adults Many active older adults experience weight gain as we age. And it's a medical fact that shedding those pounds becomes more difficult as we age. So unless we're like Charles Eugster (a…

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Top 10 Healthy Resolutions for Active Adults

As we look forward to the year 2019, many 55+ active adults are making health-related resolutions. We focus on achieving good health or maintaining it. We want to eat better, exercise, watch our weight, and visit our health care providers for tune-…

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Active Adult Singles Find 50+ Dating Websites and Independent Living Communities Are Great "Places" to Connect

Active Adult singles take on online dating Getting back into the dating world is daunting no matter how old you are, but for those over 50, it can be positively frightful. Some independent living communities offer social events designed to get…

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Downsizing? Give (and Get) Experiences as Gifts

It’s the time of year that those of us that have recently downsized, (or are in the process of downsizing) are uttering the same emphatic request: “…Please don’t get me anything this holiday! I have everything I need.”  It’s difficult for some of…

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Tips for the Active Adult Traveler

Travel, the zest and precious spice of life. We go away, breathe new air, meet new people, eat exciting food, and soak in our surroundings. We get confused, lost, constipated, jostled, stimulated, overwhelmed and thrilled to the bone. And we always…

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Active Adults Give Thanks for New Holiday Traditions

Just a few weeks ago in Central Ohio, we were melting into the sidewalk on 90 degree days and praying for Indian Summer. But now it really does seem as if the calendar and the weather have synced up. It’s November. The skies are leaden, fall color…