Chapter 1 – Changes in Life, Changes in Living Needs
What are some of the most common issues impacting people over 50?
Chapter 2 – Beginning to Formulate Your “Finding Home – Over 50” Plan
How much money am I going to need in retirement so that I do not run out?
What is the difference between a life list and a bucket list?
Chapter 3 – Securing Your Financial Foundation
How can I strengthen my balance sheet?
How early should I start drawing Social Security benefits?
What are some of the ways my expenses may decrease after retirement?
What are some of the common types of employer-sponsored retirement plans?
Chapter 4 – Decluttering Your Life
What types of items should I get rid of?
What types of items should I hold on to?
Chapter 5 – Functional Assessment – Weighing and Addressing Your Needs and Those of Your Older Loved Ones
What are Activities of Daily Living?
How do I do an ADL assessment, and what do the results mean?
What sorts of events usually precede the need to move a loved one into an assisted living facility?
Chapter 6 – Housing Alternatives – Independent Living Options For Aging In Place
What does independent living mean?
What does aging in place mean?
What are some of the primary independent living choices?
Chapter 7 – Housing Alternatives: Semi-Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Nursing Care Options
What do you mean by semi-independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities?
What are examples of semi-independent living facilities?
What types of assisted living options are there?
What is a skilled nursing facility?
Chapter 8 – Should I Stay or Should I Go? – Choosing Your Home Location
How do I make my decision to stay in my current home or move to a new one
Chapter 9 – Preparing Your Current or New Home for Aging in Place
If I stay in my own home, or buy a new one, what can I do to make it easier for me to age in place?
Chapter 10 – Mortgage Loans in Reverse
What is a reverse mortgage?
Chapter 11 –
Organizing Your Estate Documents
What sorts of information do I need to get together to ensure my loves ones can figure everything out when I die?