AARP: More Baby Boomers Want Relaxing Getaways in 2018

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A new survey from AARP Travel finds that baby boomers report fewer vacation barriers heading into 2018 and express a stronger urge to relax and rejuvenate during their trips than in previous years. In 2018, 20 percent of boomers don’t expect to face any barriers to leisure travel, compared with […] Read more »

5 reasons why tapping an interior designer is totally worth it

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Lounging on your (admittedly meh) couch drooling over home decor magazines is one way to spend a Saturday. But how about actually creating your own cozy oasis? Before you eschew the idea with an “I’d love to, but [insert excuse here],” Homepolish interior designer Kerry Vasquez wants you to know that transforming […] Read more »

How Having Less Actually Feels Like More

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Less is more.  We’ve heard that phrase A LOT. There’s a good reason for this… in most cases it’s actually true! For a lot of us, letting go and having less can seem scary at first because we are taught to believe that we need all of the things we […] Read more »

Downsizing baby boomers face choice

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            After 20 years of a car-centric lifestyle in a large house in Bethesda, Maryland, and nearly a decade of lobbying her husband, Roxanne Littner achieved her goal of moving into the District of Columbia. “My husband was more attached to the house than I […] Read more »

More From Less: The Benefits of Downsizing

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Like anything big decision  in  our lives, there are many pros and cons in making the choice to downsize in retirement.  After reading this story of baby boomers who decided to downsize their home, you will feel more informed about what kind of lifestyle you want to live in retirement […] Read more »

4 Signs You Should Downsize in 2018

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        Making the decision to downsize your home can be hard. For many, it’s where you watched your family grow. It’s your source of comfort and filled with memories. It’s safe to say that many homeowners don’t typically dream of the day they buy a smaller home. […] Read more »

2017: A Year of Saying “YES!” to Life

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WRITTEN by RITA S. WILKINS My first year as a City Girl, has been like being a kid on a brand new playground. So much to do! So much to see! So much to experience! When I moved to Philadelphia just 1 year ago, I chose to say “YES” and to embrace almost […] Read more »

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 »