Posts Tagged ‘ senior downsizing ’


May 16th, 2012 | By Guest Post | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Baby Boomers today are beginning to consider downsizing their homes and the complications in their lives. Homes require a great deal of responsibility, care, and attention. Boomers today want to travel, explore, and play. The tiring responsibility of a large home and upkeep may no longer be appealing. Constant care and attention to lawn maintenance, house maintenance and high home tax is draining. That is one reason that senior living communities are becoming such attractive options for Boomers who are not ready to sit quietly in the corner knitting away their golden years. This leads many baby boomers to the question of what they should look for in a senior living community.

Consignment, an Option for Senior Citizen Downsizing

Apr 3rd, 2011 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Senior Finances

Whether it’s downsizing or just wanting/needing to sell furniture and household items, we seniors have several choices when it comes to getting rid of our ‘stuff’.  We can give ‘stuff’ away to family and close friends. We can have a garage sale/estate sale.  If we do this ourselves, it’s highly labor intensive and can be [...]