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A Deeper Dive Into Aging In Place

By Reese Fayde / February 28, 2023 /

It’s a phrase in danger of becoming a superficial buzzword from overuse. But “aging in place” is an important concept for Baby Boomers and those who follow us into our Third Chapters. This week, I take a closer look at aging in place — what it means, what to do to accomplish it, and the…

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Tiny Houses: Yes or No?

By Reese Fayde / September 10, 2022 /

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve discussed various types of accessory dwelling units (ADUs) and their uses. This week, it’s time to delve into a specific type of ADU: tiny houses. While not all tiny homes are ADUs, various tiny homes can be a good option for older adults seeking to downsize into an…

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‘Universally Designed’ Neighborhoods Increase Mobility for Everyone

By Reese Fayde / June 18, 2022 /

A movement gaining traction worldwide is that of “Urban Villages” — communities designed with all people in mind, including those with disabilities, families with young children, and older adults. These communities feature street, business, and housing design that allow for wheelchairs, mobile scooters, parents with strollers, walkers, and more. Whether at The Villages or Margaritaville…

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