New Report Puts Dementia in the Public Eye

The biggest obstacle to dementia? People’s attitude. That’s what Dementia Without Walls, a new report from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (out of the UK), says.

Changing perceptions about people with dementia was the focus of the report, along ...

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Boomers Want Better Cost of Living, Lower Taxes and “Room for the Grandkids”

I always said the area where I spent most of my childhood -- a quick drive from New York City in the well-known PA resort hot spot, the Poconos -- was a great place to “grow up and grow old.” ...

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Best Cities for Senior Living

It’s not all about Florida anymore. A new USA Today article shares the results of a national survey, which points to the Midwest as the latest retirement hot spot. From Omaha, Nebraska, to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, these are ...

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Cities See Rise in Senior Housing Occupancy Rates

Metropolitan markets across the country saw a marked increase in occupancy rates for independent senior housing communities during the first quarter of 2011, according to new data from the National Investment Center for the Senior Housing & Care Industry. As reported ...

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Top-Rated Places for Retirement Living

The newest Forbes Retirement Guide is out, and this time, the report takes a closer look at locations that offer a minimal tax burden and lower cost-of-living (i.e. there aren’t any cities in New Jersey, New York, California, or Connecticut on the list).

As the experts sifted through data, these factors – in addition to tax burden/cost of living – were considered in whittling down this list: weather, serious ...

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Ideal Retirement Locations: Mixing Business with Pleasure

A recent piece posted on U.S. News & World and touts the top 10 cities for boomers, based on factors such as area attractions and availability of appealing jobs for retirees seeking work.
The top 10 cities are:

Oklahoma City, OK - Tied with Washington, DC, for the lowest jobless rate in the country, this state capital city has much to offer besides gainful employment: a low cost ...

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