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.
We’ve seen our very articulate vibrant well-educated clients become completely paralyzed during the process of moving/downsizing when they become overwhelmed. Webster’s Definition of “overwhelmed” Here’s how Webster’s defines “overwhelmed”: 1. upset, overthrow 2. a: to cover over completely:submerge b. to overcome by superior force or numbers c. to overpower in thought or feeling. To submerge?
The Network of Senior Services The industry that I know as the “senior services” is comprised of hundreds, if not thousands, of small companies offering services to seniors. They all offer services specifically tailored for older adults, or those that care for them. A sub-set of these professionals (myself included) get together on a very
Is it time to downsize? Are you thinking about downsizing and wrestling with the question about whether you should BUY a home or RENT a home? For many older adults owning a home offered a sense of pride and was a bar to reach that signified success. After working a lifetime the idea of renting
Let me introduce myself, my name is Lisa Dunn, MA,CSA,GRI,RSA,SRES Maybe you’d like to see the logos of my designations? WHY do real estate agents put all of those letters behind their names? How do you know if someone is a senior real estate specialist? I used to think it just didn’t matter. It didn’t
When you visit senior housing communities, the list of the things you want in your next apartment may change. After seeing a couple of model senior apartments you may add or subtract items on and off your wish list. In addition to the list of what YOU want, be sure to ask questions of the
There is no shortage of senior housing in Bloomington. Is it time for you to make a move to a senior apartment? You’ll find different levels of services at each building so be sure to do your homework! If you need some help getting started as you prepare to make your move to senior housing,
It’s never to early to have your estate planning completed. When you sell your house it’s a great time to meet with your elder law attorney. 1. Provide for your immediate family. Don’t just think of money (perhaps through life insurance or other means) – you need to nominate the guardians for your minor children in
Should I paint or put in new carpet? Should I finish the basement? Should I remodel the kitchen? These are common questions when you’re getting ready to sell your house. You want to avoid making costly mistakes when you sell your home. The advent of HGTV has got everyone thinking they need to remodel their
Have you noticed all of the new senior housing buildings in Roseville? Cherrywood Pointe of Roseville at Lexington is the newest addition to Roseville’s senior housing options. This senior apartment building will be opening this summer. See the list of senior housing in Roseville
For some of our clients moving is a breeze. For our other clients moving represents a process of letting go, and starting a new chapter in their lives. This process of letting go is emotional. When we’re dealing with emotions it can be really difficult to think logically. The least stressful way to think about
I am witnessing the stress my family caregivers have undergone. Taking care of a loved one with Alzheimers is a feat of superhuman strength. My uncle has Alzheimers. Even though both my aunt and uncle have moved into senior housing, my aunt feel she has to be the primary caregiver. My aunt is unable to
I was invited to be a guest on the Alzheimer’s Speaks radio show with Lori LaBey. I’ve know Lori for years, and have admired the work she does with older adults, so it was quite an honor! Find out how to reduce the stress of your move, just click on the link below. Listen
Twice as many older women live in poverty than older men. During the working years, women, in general earn less than men. They may have taken time off to have and to raise children and may have just not made as much as their male counterparts. In addition to having made less, women live longer.
Are you thinking about downsizing? Where will you move? Many of our clients consider senior cooperatives. Minnesota has more cooperatives than anyone in the state. You’ll continue to have more and more choices with new building being built everyday! Senior cooperatives, the secret of senior housing options Do you want to purchase your next home
Medical Assistance Most of the conversations our politicians have been focusing on in regard to repealing and replacing Obamacare (or the Affordable Care Act) are about Medical Assistance. This conversation will have huge impacts for older adults. In Minnesota for every dollar we spend in Medical Assistance the Federal Government matches it, dollar for dollar. For