There is the matter of how societal expectations affect where older adults live, which makes the changing senior living landscape a bright field for the reverse mortgage industry. As we're exploring, the desire to age in place is expanding into ever more creative ways to age in community, which may
In 2015, retirees are fully embracing the old fast food commercial to "Have it your way" when it comes to how and where they're choosing to retire. Many still opt to stay put, and renovate their homes to suit their changing needs. But there's a twist: they're not downsizing or
Ever notice that the word "heart" contains both "ear" and "hear"? In order to really hear what your reverse mortgage clients and prospects are telling you, it's essential to listen with the ear of the heart.
With the burgeoning Maker movement, co-work spaces and crowdfunding platforms, possibilities exist to encourage and support older inventors that weren't available even a decade ago. And the seniors themselves are an evolving lot: more educated, active, mobile and connected than previous generations.
Some people say they have "made arrangements" in the event of a crisis — but have they done enough preparation for their own departure?
Conscious eldering is an opportunity to view our closing chapters as those in many indigenous cultures do: as a time of harvest, when the joy and wisdom of a lifetime can be translated into service and meaning for family and community.
Everywhere, the time is ripe for elders to step up and change the culture of aging worldwide, guiding the shift from a needs-based, consumer society to a collaborative society, an intergenerational society in which people throughout life have responsibilities to share their strength to help themselves, to help each other
In recent years, being able to remain in one's own home well into retirement was seen as the key to vital aging, and "aging in place" became the catchphrase for a myriad of support structures to make it possible.