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How to make downsizing a good experience

... How to make downsizing a good experience downsizing, retirement, elderly parents Sarah Macnaught, founder of London-based home organising company Rightsize, shares her hints and tips for helping your parent decide what to keep, what to sell and what to give away when it comes ...

What are the retirement housing options for my parents?

... A growing number of families are opting for multi-generational living. We've been talking to a number of families that have taken that route. Downsizing According to the Associated Retirement Community Operators (ARCO), 81% of 65-74 year olds in England own their own property and ...

Forewarned is forearmed where scammers exist

... how easy it is for devious characters to prey on the elderly. We start this article with just a few. David's aunt recently downsized and for the first time in her life had nearly quarter of a million pounds in her bank account. Out of the blue ...

Where do retirement living apartments fit into our life plan?

... option for our family or even for us? What are you hoping to achieve? Moving into retirement living is often seen as a downsizing option that releases funds to support retirement. That may not be the case. Older houses that haven't been maintained for a while ...

Why we shouldn't de-clutter our family history

... like to write your own family story, visit autodotbiography.com for more details. You may like to read these articles: How to make downsizing a good experience 10 questions to ask before it's too late especially the 10th What do you do when saving stuff seems to have ...

Myths about Lasting Powers of Attorney

... on setting up Lasting Power of Attorney Read articles on: How can occupational therapists help our older relatives stay independent? How to make downsizing a good experience. If you're interested in more articles about the legal and financial issues around care of older family and friends, ...