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10 Animals With Longer Lifespans Than Humans

Thanks to modern medicine and rapid advancement of new technology, the average lifespan for the human species has increased dramatically. The average life expectancy in ancient Greece and Rome was 28 years old. Fast forward to industrialized regions in the early 21st century, life expectancy has increased to 78 years old. It’s proven that the […]

Ways to Cut Cost on Your Senior Move

Ways to Cut Cost on Your Senior Move

Senior moving doesn’t have to break the bank, it can actually be quite affordable. How, you ask? Start by creating a realistic budget – a budget that you feel comfortable with. If you are rightsizing and are not sure how to budget your expenditures, ask a professional accountant or a friend who can help you. […]

Snowbirds Preparing for a Seasonal Move

Snowbirds Preparing for a Seasonal Move

As fall approaches and we say good bye to the heat and humidity and hello to the crisp air, colorful leaves and pumpkins; and before we know it, snow, many northerners are preparing for their annual move to warmer climates. These seniors are commonly referred to as “Snowbirds” and are known for their annual migration, […]

National Seniors Day

National Seniors Day

On August 19, 1988, President Ronald Reagan introduced Proclamation 5847 to the United States of America. The proclamation, signed on that day, declared August 21 as National Senior Citizens Day in the United States, to be celebrated every year in celebration of the elderly in America.

Oldest Lady to Run a Marathon

Meet the Oldest Woman to Finish a Marathon

Harriette Thompson lives in a Charlotte, North Carolina retirement home. A classically trained pianist with three Carnegie Hall performances under her belt, Thompson is also a cancer survivor, having fought off both jaw and skin cancer. To boot, Thompson has raised over $90,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. How? Because Harriette Thompson runs marathons. […]

How to Help Your Parents Move from a Distance

Helping Parents Move from a Distance

Living a good distance from your parents has both its advantages and disadvantages; as many can attest. One of the disadvantages of living far from mom and dad is trying to help them with their senior move. Moving elderly parents out of their home into an assisted living facility, or even ‘rightsizing’ to a smaller […]

Hidden Costs to Senior Moving

Hidden Costs to Senior Moving

Senior moving can put a dent in your budget; which is why it is better to do your homework and be prepared. Start your research by getting multiple free quotes from a wide range of movers. The moving company will tell you the estimated cost of your move after you supply them with everything you […]