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Planning -Or Procrastinating?

Planning -Or Procrastinating?

Amara Rose March 28, 2017 0

Recently, a HECM client contacted ReverseFocus.com with a crucial question: is his new wife covered under HUD’s Non-Borrowing Spouse (NBS) provision if he passes away first? He’d saved this blog post that touched on

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Walk This Way: How to Create Age-Friendly Cities

Walk This Way: How to Create Age-Friendly Cities

Amara Rose March 21, 2017 0

Creating Age-Friendly Cities When we’re young, living in the city means nightlife, culture, great eats, and easy transportation to work and play. For older adults, however, the picture can look very different: skateboards and

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What Elders Can Teach Us in These Disruptive Times

What Elders Can Teach Us in These Disruptive Times

Amara Rose March 14, 2017 2

Elder Wisdom for today We’re living in highly disruptive times. That’s a given. That our elders are key to elevating how we live in these disruptive times may be less obvious. But behind the

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Women of a Certain Age: Power That Elevates & Heals

Women of a Certain Age: Power That Elevates & Heals

Shannon Hicks March 7, 2017 2

Power that elevates and heals If 60 is the new 40, is 90 the new Fountain of Youth? Aside from 95-year-old Betty White, who may be bionic, a number of nonagenarian women exemplify the

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Purpose, Connection, Expansion and Love

Purpose, Connection, Expansion and Love

Amara Rose February 28, 2017 0

Closing the Gap / Part 2 What is “work”? More than anything, for elders, it means a sense of purpose and connection: feeling useful in a social environment. We don’t stop wanting to make

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Phased Retirement — Scaling That Hill With Ease

Phased Retirement — Scaling That Hill With Ease

Amara Rose February 21, 2017 0

Closing the Gap / Part 1 Is there a “generation gap” between today’s seniors and younger people, whether Boomers (many of whom are now seniors), Gen Xers, or Millennials? As we explored in Warfare

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Aware-ables

Aware-ables

Amara Rose February 14, 2017 0

Clothes & Accessories that Help Elders Stay Healthy Clothes may make the man, but even Shakespeare didn’t foresee how clothing could make us smarter and healthier. The Bard might be bemused to discover how

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Medication or Meditation?

Medication or Meditation?

Amara Rose February 7, 2017 0

How Mental (St)illness Saves Senior Brains Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) can affect up to 20 percent of the population at any one time — and half of these people will progress to full-on dementia,

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