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senior downsizing her homeWhen it’s time to let go … of your stuff   The hardest part about downsizing is deciding what to give up. Shedding a home where memories have been made (and stored) can be overwhelming. There are some tips that can help. These hold true, whether you are the one downsizing or you are helping a loved one. –

senior black womanHow To Do A Trial Run Before Relocating In Retirement  Many American workers dream of punching out for the final time, packing their suitcase, hopping on a plane and permanently relocating to a new city or even state in retirement. What those retirees probably don’t anticipate are the variables and unexpected costs that inevitably come with moving: housing costs, taxes, insurance and access to quality medical care. – Forbes/Next Avenue

Downtown_Phoenix_Aerial_Looking_NortheastAmerica’s 10 Fastest-Growing Places to Retire When to retire is one of life’s biggest decisions, but where to retire is an often-overlooked question that can be equally important. Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau, NerdWallet crunched the numbers to find the country’s fastest-growing metropolitan areas for retirees. – Next Avenue

best cities for successful aging logoBest Cities for Successful Aging Best Cities is not about the best places to retire. To the contrary, it offers a broad focus on livability across the life course.— The Milken Institute

Age Friendly World drawingAge Friendly World A key strategy to facilitate the inclusion of older persons is to make our world more age-friendly. An age-friendly world enables people of all ages to actively participate in community activities and treats everyone with respect, regardless of their age. It is a place that makes it easy for older people to stay connected to people that are important to them. And it helps people stay healthy and active even at the oldest ages and provides appropriate support to those who can no longer look after themselves. – World Health Organization