What Type of Senior Living Facility is Right for You?

What Type of Senior Living Facility is Right for You?

What Type of Senior Living Facility is Right for You? You may be wondering what type of senior living facility is right for you, and you’re certainly not alone! According to LongTermCare.gov, 70 percent of seniors require some type of long-term care services. Choosing the right senior living facility is a big decision that’s often complicated by the amount of options out there. Between home care, nursing homes and independent-living communities, it can be easy to get confused when analyzing each option. To help you make the right decision, we’ve outlined five different types of senior living facilities: Independent-Living Communities

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Understanding Mortgage Loan Assumptions for Home Buyers

Understanding Mortgage Loan Assumptions for Home Buyers

Understanding Mortgage Loan Assumptions for Home Buyers One of the ways to be able to get a house is through mortgage loan assumptions. When considering doing this, it's important to consider the timing and the climate for loan assumptions. FHA and VA loans allow loan assumptions while other types of loans won't. Other loans will require you obtain a house through filing a loan application to lenders and going through the usual process of loan application. Other people prefer "subject to" loans rather than make mortgage loan assumptions. Even though this is quite a risky move, some people still prefer

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Comparing Assisted Living Facilities

Comparing Assisted Living Facilities

What to Consider When Comparing Assisted Living Facilities So you’ve done your due diligence and researched all the different types of senior living facilities out there. You know which kind of senior living facility is best for you, but you may be feeling torn about which particular facility to choose…so now what? Comparing Assisted Living Facilities Choosing the facility that is just right for you is essential, so before you make any final decisions, make sure you know what to consider when comparing assisted-living facilities. Your Essential Checklist Here are five factors to consider when comparing assisted-living facilities as outlined by

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Senior Living Protects Your Parents When You Can't

Senior Living Protects Your Parents When You Can't

Senior Living Protects Your Parents When You Can't As your parents grow older, it’s natural to start worrying about their safety and quality of life, especially when you’re not around. What if they fall? What if they have an accident while using the oven? What if they’re feeling bored or even depressed? Here’s how independent senior living can help you rest easier: Senior Living Protects Your Parents When You Can't Help is just down the hall With an emergency response system in every room — and staff available 24/7— senior living means your parents always have access to help in case

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How You Lose Your Home Thermal Energy?

How You Lose Your Home Thermal Energy?

How You Lose Your Home Thermal Energy? Do you ever wonder why heating your home eats up 40 percent of your energy expense budget? It may be because you are not using your energy the right way or maybe you are unaware that you are losing home thermal energy. Heating the home is the biggest expenditure that most household encounter. Home thermal energy loss, a term used in which heat can escape from an enclosed room, is one of the biggest problems most homeowners encounter but are unaware of. The single biggest reason for home thermal energy loss is by

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Fire Safety Tips for Seniors

Fire Safety Tips for Seniors

Fire Safety Tips for Seniors It may come as a surprise, but it’s during these chilly winter months that the most home fires occur. Why? Heating equipment is most often the cause of wintertime home fires, and even holiday decorations can become fire hazards. Thousands are affected by home fires every year, especially the elderly, which is why it is so important to be aware of fire safety tips for seniors. Fire Safety in Elderly Homes At a Greater Risk Fact: seniors are twice as likely to suffer fire-related injuries or fatalities than younger age groups. This higher probability could be due

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Mattress Cleaning Tips

Mattress Cleaning Tips to Keep your Home and Workplace Bug Free It is really nice to go home and sleep on your comfortable bed after a long days work. But how can you rest if you keep on scratching? Mites! Mattress Cleaning Tips Irritating allergy causing bed bugs is a common problem. Some use bed bugs spray to keep it away, but it only keeps the mites away from the surface. Insect spay can only temporarily eliminate the bug and leaves such unpleasant smell. Specialty bugs spray can also get rid of bugs but for a short period of time. Mites

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Tips for Clearing Clutter

Tips for Clearing Clutter

Tips for Clearing Clutter Everyone is guilty of holding on to things they should throw away. From those old T-shirts you've saved from college days to your box of cassette tapes, it's easy to accumulate items from the past you'll never use again. Tips for Clearing Clutter Here are some common items you may consider throwing out: Junk Mail - The postal service person delivers it to you every day, and every day you throw it in a pile. Take 15 minutes out of each week to figure out what's important and what is truly junk. Recycle when you can. Canned

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Fireplace Safety and Maintenance

Fireplace Safety and Maintenance When the colder temperatures start to set in, many homeowners will turn to their fireplace, wood or pellet stoves as an additional heat source. While fireplacese can provide warmth and comfort, if you are not careful, they can also be a hazard. Keep in mind the following precautions to help ensure a safe winter season.Fireplace Safety and Maintenance Keep Your Chimney Fireplaces and Wood Stoves Clean Have your chimney, fireplace, wood or pellet stove inspected and cleaned by a licensed chimney specialist. They should be maintained annually to help ensure they are functioning safely and efficiently. Be sure to keep

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