Trends in Housing

backgroundOnce you are ready to retire, how should you choose your retirement destination. There are several trends right now on what to do. Some people are trading down, some are moving in together, some move closer to their kids, some choose a retirement community, others choose to live together, and some just stay put where they are. The key thing is plan your strategy and choose carefully. Perhaps renting for a year in the new place is better. Gives you a chance to get acclimated and see if you like your new place. The services, amenities, restaurants, shopping, things to do, etc. What follows is a set of key articles on some of the things you should be looking at when planning this new town for your retirement. What is good nowadays is that you don’t have to leave your living room or study to find out what appeals to you and a lot of things to consider in each location you choose.

Staging Your Home for Sale

Senior Housing Services

  • Housing Services for Seniors – This site focuses on providing older persons with a wide variety of assistance related to financing, building, maintaining and locating housing.
  • Assisted Living Federation of America – The Assisted Living Federation of America is a national nonprofit membership organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in assisted living residences and promoting the interests of the assisted living industry.

Frugal Living


  • Gardening to lift the retirement blues – A great hobby to take up in retirement is gardening. When you begin gardening there are many new things to learn and a lot of different decisions to make.
  • Getting ready for the spring???