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 Report.com and aol.com 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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