5 Warning Signs Your Parent Needs Help At Home

There comes a time where you start to notice your parents start to decline. Maybe you’ve seen your dad spending less time outside. Or your mom seems to always forget if she’s taken her medicine.  Perhaps there are bruises on your aging parent’s arms. When you try to talk to them about it, they say “I’m fine. There’s nothing to […]

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Low Cost Options for Aging in Place

Many seniors prefer to stay in their homes as long as possible. Of course, your ability to do this hinges on many factors, including the nature of the challenges you face in your current home. Major home renovations may be required, but there are also numerous inexpensive steps you can take to improve your living […]

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Part 2 of How to Choose the Right Independent Living Community

Now that you have decided an independent living community is right for you, here are some things to consider when you visit different communities: The People You should get an understanding for the people who live there and what they are like. Talk to the residents and staff and see if they are friendly. Do […]

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How to Choose the Right Independent Living Community

So you are at a point in your life where the home you raised your children in has become harder and harder for you to maintain and it no longer brings you the joy it once did when it was filled with laughter, family and many friends.  More than that you no longer have the […]

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Why We Are NOT Just A Moving Company

What makes One Simple Solution different? We minimize the overwhelming stress involved in moving. We help declutter and downsize our client’s home. Each move is handled with care and dignity. Our staff will execute a plan that is customized to each individual. Client and family members make decisions without the physical distress that can follow […]

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Is getting a Reverse Mortgage the best idea for your aging parent?

This could be a great way for your aging parent to stay in their home. It has many pros and cons. To be eligible for this type of loan (HECM reverse mortgage), the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) says that you only need to be age 62 or older. The home must be owned free and […]

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Will Interest Rates Rise in the Near Future?

If you have been putting off buying a home or even planning to scale up in your home, NOW may be the best time to do it.  If interest rates do rise as expected then what you can qualify for today may not be what you will qualify for in the future.  This increase could […]

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Essential Documents for Seniors

As Professional real estate agents our team, The Julie Cosgrove Real Estate Professionals, takes pride in working with our seniors. We have specialized in being supportive for our mature adults and their families during difficult times. There may come a time when you as an adult child will have to make some difficult decisions for […]

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