Reverse Mortgage News Blog Entries »

The Future of Aging Well

The Future of Aging Well

Amara Rose June 22, 2015 0

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

Read More »
On the Move — or Not

On the Move — or Not

Amara Rose June 16, 2015 5

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

Read More »
Listening — and Speaking — with the Ear of the Heart

Listening — and Speaking — with the Ear of the Heart

Amara Rose June 9, 2015 0

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

Read More »
How to Invent Retirement

How to Invent Retirement

Amara Rose June 2, 2015 0

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

Read More »
Preparedness (Part 2): Self-Preservation

Preparedness (Part 2): Self-Preservation

Amara Rose May 26, 2015 10

Some people say they have "made arrangements" in the event of a crisis — but have they done enough preparation for their own departure

Read More »
Preparedness (Part 1): Shedding New Light on The “D” Word

Preparedness (Part 1): Shedding New Light on The “D” Word

Amara Rose May 19, 2015 0

Death, it seems, has its time and place. What might be crucial for reverse mortgage professionals to understand is how prevalent death before its time can be for an older population.

Read More »
The Hero’s Journey for the Third Act: Transforming Our “Story” of Aging

The Hero’s Journey for the Third Act: Transforming Our “Story” of Aging

Amara Rose May 12, 2015 4

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

Read More »
Got Wisdom? Pass It On! A Global Exchange for Positive Aging

Got Wisdom? Pass It On! A Global Exchange for Positive Aging

Amara Rose May 5, 2015 4

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

Read More »