Hospitality Interior Design Trends Bridge Millennials and Baby Boomers

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Hospitality design trends for 2017 indicate we will see both millennials and baby boomers with contrasting wants and needs, and accordingly, the industry will see challenges resulting from meeting those needs. In order to be successful, hotels will need to find the right mix of features to appeal to each […] Read more »

Designing for boomers

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GLOBAL REPORT—Today, about 10,000 baby boomers will reach the retirement age of 65. And about the same number will cross that threshold every day for the next 16 years, according to the Pew Research Center. That is creating a highly prized new category of leisure travelers who are increasingly the […] Read more »

Top Amenities for 2017, from Millennials to Boomers

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There is a lot of talk about what Millennials want in multifamily amenities—and it usually involves speed, ease and the latest technology—but of course, they are not the only ones to consider this year. Property owners also recognize the downsizing Baby Boomers as another key demographic. That said, it is […] Read more »

How to declutter your life 6 Easy Ways to Declutter Your Life

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Do you remember the feeling of satisfaction you had the last time you decluttered your wardrobe? Let me spell it out to make sure you remember: you had so many clothes you didn’t need which were preventing you to find or see the clothes you loved + needed. Well, it’s […] Read more »

Downsizing? Condsider this…| Baby Boomers on the Move

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If you are among the large numbers of Baby Boomers who are considering “downsizing” and possibly moving to a new home in a new location, here are a few things to consider before you make any commitments: Are you and your spouse on the same page?  Looking at smaller homes […] Read more »

How Small is Too Small: What Makes a Tiny House Tiny?

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One question that intrigued me was this one:  “I’d be curious to know where folks think “tiny” ends and “small” begins. I dream of downsizing to a smaller space, but I don’t think I could live in a tiny house for an extended period.” This is an interesting question so […] Read more »

7 Common Problems Solved by Owning Less

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Three years ago, we sold, donated, or discarded over 70% of our family’s possessions. We removed clothes, furniture, decorations, cookware, tools, books, toys, plus anything else we could find in our home that was not immediately useful or beautiful. The result has been a completely transformed life and lifestyle. It […] Read more »

10 Facts About Baby Boomers We Bet You Didn’t Know

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Baby boomers are the most talked about generation in the country. At approximately 77 million people, they’re also the largest (“Millennials” are a close second). Born between the years of 1946 and 1964, this post-World War II generation is now between the ages of 51 and 70. A generation as […] Read more »

Downsizing for baby boomers

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Are you a Baby Boomer? If so, then chances are you are retired, about to retire, or at the very least watching your kids leave the nest. Either way, you may well have broached the subject of “downsizing” – trading in the space, labour, and cost of the family house […] Read more »

Baby Boomers on the Move | Downsizing Real Estate

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It has been estimated that there are approximately 80 million “Baby Boomers (born between 1946 and 1964) in the U.S. – and another Boomer turns 50 years old every 7 seconds. Approximately 15% of the U.S. population are 65 + years young and by 2030 approximately 20% of the population […] Read more »