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Thinking of Downsizing? Start with Spring Cleaning!

It’s that time of year again – Spring cleaning season! It’s a time of year we’re all familiar with but few look forward to. For older adults, it’s looked forward less and dreaded more with each passing year. Especially if they have been in their home for decades. The home is older, appliances are older, and upkeep is more difficult...

If you’re reading this post, chances are you are an animal lover, like we are at Vantage Point Retirement Living... and we’re not alone! In fact, 70% of households in the U.S. have at least one dog, cat or bird – not including other types of pets.  Of those, 63% of pet owners consider their pets to be family members.  It’s no surprise then, that one of the top questions we get asked is “is...

Today, there are many baby boomers who have taken on the role of family caregiver to a loved one. It’s a year-round role that can be very rewarding but also challenging, even expensive, if you are helping that loved out financially.

And you might find yourself a little more stressed than usual this time of year – tax season!...

If you’re over the age of 55, chances are you’ve started to, or at least dreamed of, slowing down the pace of your life and shifting to a lifestyle that is more about enjoyment and less about work.  Some dream of traveling the world and some want to stay where they are. Still, there are others who want to establish roots (whether permanently or seasonally) in a destination that will help them...

Today’s blog comes courtesy of Jason Lewis at Strongwell.com, a website dedicated to the health and wellness of those 55+.

Taking care of seniors is important work, although it is often far from easy. As rewarding as...

It’s that time of year again… the excitement of the holidays are over and your social calendar has waned now that the festive parties and family gatherings are over.  Winter is officially in the air in all its glory.  This time of year, especially for seniors, can be a bit gloomy and downright depressing as people spend more time at home than any other time of year.  For those who live...
As 2017 starts, the New Year brings with it new excitement for all of those working to make Arcadia at Limerick Pointe the area’s best senior living community! While many of us here at Arcadia and Vantage Point Retirement Living have professional goals for the upcoming year, most of us are also setting personal resolutions as well.
 
Although most New Year’s...

When someone mentions the home buying season, most people think of Spring. It is true that this time of year is widely known to many as the ideal time to list your home because buyers with school-aged children prefer to move when their kids are out of school.  However, did you know that, on average, sellers gain more above asking price offers in the Winter months of...

Would you purchase a car from a motorcycle dealership? Sure, cars and motorcycles are both vehicles and forms of transportation, but when purchasing a car you want to go to a dealership that specializes in cars.

The same goes for purchasing a new construction home as an active adult. All new home communities are NOT created equally and the same goes for the developers who create them.  ...

Today there are so many housing options to consider when thinking about moving to a new home. “Do I want new construction or an established neighborhood; move-in ready or fixer upper; townhome or single-family; age-restricted or not?” There are pros and cons to each option, but what it all comes down to is whether or not the home you ultimately choose will your unique list of and needs....