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While it’s common to daydream of someday moving to a sunny clime or exotic locale, a clear majority of American adults would prefer to stay in their current home as long as possible, a new AARP survey of adults age 50-plus reveals. But only 46 percent think that will be possible. More than 3 in 4 people — 77 percent ...
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A home can only thrive with a good support team, but finding that roster of handymen, plumbers and landscapers takes time. After she retired and left Cherry Hill, N.J., Dorothy Ruh bought an old farmhouse in rural Kentucky in 2010. She knew little about houses and even less about the local tradesmen in the area. Most of them wanted nothing ...
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A Ponte Vedra Beach resident recently started a business to help seniors age safely and comfortably in their homes. Dr. Rebecca Cooper, a Sawgrass resident who has been practicing pediatrics in the Greater Jacksonville area for 16 years, recently launched The Homestead Advantage, a company that provides seniors with regular maintenance of their homes to allow them to stay there ...
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As you approach retirement age, the priorities in your life begin to change. Your health must become a primary focus if you want to stay active and comfortable, and you may replace work-related obligations with travel. During this transitional period in your life, continuing to care for your home can become a burden. That’s where home maintenance services come in ...
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Ah, the life of a busy business executive. It can feel like you’re always in meeting after meeting with little time left for yourself. With the small amount of personal time you do have, you probably want to visit with friends and family members, participate in your favorite hobbies, and simply relax. Changing the batteries in the smoke detector, pruning ...
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