The one-stop shop for both older adults and the children of aging parents in Minnesota. Whether you’re looking for a senior apartment, assisted living or a nursing home, you’ll find it here! The Change AGEnt Group of RE/MAX Results specializes in helping older adults downsize.
Few things strike fear and confusion in our hearts more than Alzheimer’s. But there is support for those struggling. In this episode, Host Lisa Dunn and Producer Marshall Saunders discuss Alzheimer’s care with Alzheimer’s Speaks founder Lori La Bey. Lori La Bey, the founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks, can be found online at alzheimersspeaks.com.
Moving! The word alone can strike fear into our hearts. But there are solutions to help us organize, pack, store and relocate. In this episode, Host Lisa Dunn and Producer Marshall Saunders discuss move management with Eddie McGill from Rose’s Daughters, a move management company. Eddie McGill, from Rose’s Daughters, can be found online at www.rosesdaughters.com.
Issues surrounding estate law like health care directives, powers of attorney, wills, and trusts can get really confusing really fast. Where do you start? What is the best way to tackle these difficult issues? In this episode, Host Lisa Dunn and Producer Marshall Saunders discuss legal issues facing seniors with Craig Goldman of Goldman Law Office, LLC. Craig Goldman can be found online at www.craiggoldmanlaw.com.
As people age, their perceptions of financial health and comfortability change. Where you used to think savings, now you think spending but in a way that allows for financial longevity. In this episode, Host Lisa Dunn and Producer Marshall Saunders discuss important elements of financial transitions with Maura Albrecht, President of Financial Wellness for You. Maura Albrecht can be found online at finwell4you.com.
Do you have a loved one with Dementia? In this week’s podcast hear what it’s like to help a family member with dementia move into senior housing. This is a daughter’s story of helping her parents.
This is a must-listen! I’ve got some insider tips for you about preparing to move. Believe it or not, it can be as simple as a three-step process! I know this is a big move, and I know you may be feeling overwhelmed. This episode is filled with some practical tips that may just be what you need to tackle those feelings of being overwhelmed. If you’re looking for a resource to find your next home or senior apartment, feel free to use our free resource at TheSeniorHousingSearch.com As always, you have an open invitation to give me a call
Today I welcome guest Lindsay Schmidt, Marketing Director for Dellwood Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care. What do you do when you are looking for senior housing and are concerned about the increasing costs? Lindsay lays out some options you may not be aware of. Enjoy!
During the last Senior Housing Saturday event, I talked with the property manager at Applewood Pointe Cooperative in Shoreview. Senior Cooperatives are different than other senior housing options. Cooperatives are the most maintenance-free lifestyle available. Take a look at this video to see what Applewood Pointe in Shoreview has to offer! We will be holding these Senior Housing Saturday events for the foreseeable future. I hope you’ll be able to join us! There’s a sign-up form so you can get a personal invitation to the next Senior Housing Saturday. Sign up here! In addition, I post new videos each Monday.
In this episode we talk about those instant cash or guaranteed offers you see advertised. We want you to be a smart consumer and understand the pros and cons of these offers. The lure of being told “I’ll buy your home for cash, with no fees” is compelling. However, it’s also disingenuous, and you may not get as much for you home as you deserve! Listen in!
With the Corona virus being so contagious, should you move now into a senior housing apartment? If you’d like to be sure to get regular updates of Lisa’s weekly videos, you can subscribe to her YouTube Channel.
There is just much too much. Too much bad information. Too many choices to weed through. We find ourselves in the information age where you are just a keyboard away from getting any information you want, about anything. As usual, our powerful technology that changes our lives creates unintended consequences we haven’t planned for. In this case, not only can I find fascinating information at the touch of my keyboard, but there is just as much non-relevant non-helpful, and even really harmful information out there that I may very well mistake for REAL information! If I’m not familiar with a
This update for the Twin Cities real estate market is from the Minneapolis Association of Realtors. The data is for the 16 county metro area, and for all price ranges and all property types (single family, condominiums, town homes, new construction and existing homes). Monthly Indicators As expected, the Federal Reserve did not change their target range for the federal funds rate at their June meeting. Although the economy is still shuffling ahead with low unemployment and solid retail sales, uncertainty remains regarding trade tensions, slowed manufacturing and job growth, weak business investments and a flattening yield curve. New Listings
I love watching the statistics of the real estate market. What’s happening in Minneapolis may be very different than what’s happening in Plymouth or in Woodbury. It’s also fascinating to watch what’s happening at different price points. What one buyer experiences in the market with houses priced $200,000-$250,000 may be very different than a buyer looking in the range of $400,000 to $450,000. The number of homes available and the demand may be very different. The price point, the city, the school district, the style of home, are all reflected differently in the market statistics. We’ve put together the Real
Where do you see yourself in 5 years? A cute apartment in a senior housing community with a pool? A fancy newly built one level townhome? A trendy hip condominium downtown? Once you know the kind of lifestyle you want, you’ll be able to determine if it makes sense to own or rent. If you want to own your next home, financing will need to be part of your planning. When you start your financial planning, I hope you’ll take into consideration all of your options. The more information you have, the better choices you’ll make. The Financial Tool Isn’t
When you’re thinking about moving out of a home you’ve lived in for 40 or 50 years it can sure be overwhelming! In particular when you look around at the 40 or 50 years of stuff that would need to be dealt with. As a real estate agent who specializes in working with seniors, one of the hot topics of conversation is indeed about the stuff! Often times my clients think having an estate sale seems like the perfect solution. Unfortunately, it’s often not the perfect solution for many of my clients. Estate sale companies often charge set-up fees in