Wellness

Homesharing in Washington, DC: Benefits of Shared Housing in Our Nation’s Capital

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By Lisa Smith In cities across the US, affordable housing is a major challenge. It’s no secret that older adults on a fixed income struggle to contend with rising housing prices and property taxes, but plenty of other groups are…

Hope for Family Caregivers Who Give So Much

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The Support and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act offers some help for family caregivers By Carol Marak Back in 1998 through 2007, my sisters and I cared for our parents. Our mother lived with several chronic diseases, and father lived…

What Milestones We Reach

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While rich in leisure time, retirement isn’t always as abundant in funds. But what options are available to low-to-moderate income people who need to improve their financial health? Silvernest, a Denver-based startup that matches boomer homeowners with compatible roommates, provides…

Finance

Homesharing in Washington, DC: Benefits of Shared Housing in Our Nation’s Capital

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By Lisa Smith In cities across the US, affordable housing is a major challenge. It’s no secret that older adults on a fixed income struggle to contend with rising housing prices and property taxes, but plenty of other groups are…

Hope for Family Caregivers Who Give So Much

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The Support and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act offers some help for family caregivers By Carol Marak Back in 1998 through 2007, my sisters and I cared for our parents. Our mother lived with several chronic diseases, and father lived…

What Milestones We Reach

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While rich in leisure time, retirement isn’t always as abundant in funds. But what options are available to low-to-moderate income people who need to improve their financial health? Silvernest, a Denver-based startup that matches boomer homeowners with compatible roommates, provides…

Technology

Share Your Story Podcast: Episode 1

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Did you hear? Silvernest has a podcast! Welcome to Share Your Story, a series of conversations with expert guests about issues affecting those over 50: retirement, housing, personal finance, friendships, activities and much more. Join Silvernest CEO Wendi Burkhardt and lifestyle…

Social Enablers: Builders of Happiness and Health

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A few years ago, I went cellphone shopping with my seventy-year-old mom. Much to my surprise, she wasn’t shopping for a basic phone. No, she wanted an iPhone. I was shocked. I knew she could handle the upgraded technology, but…

Relationships

Homesharing with Teachers: Pilot brings affordable housing to our educators

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By Lisa Smith Silvernest and Teach For America are partnering up to bring affordable housing to Teachers in Colorado! Earlier this year, CNN published a story exploring the income crisis faced by Colorado teachers. The story profiled teachers who drive…

Companionship: More Than Just Friends

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We hear in the news and during conversations with friends about companionship and how important it is in our older years. Sure, it’s great to have conversations with your new housemate or friend over morning breakfast, but what else does…

Keys for Connected Living

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The following is an excerpt from a series called “Rethinking Aging” from speaker, writer, and aging specialist, Sue Ronnenkamp. Sue recently facilitated our Community Kickoff Event in Westminster, CO, and used this as a handout for the attendees. Keys for…

Lifestyle

Keep It Juicy Podcast

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Keep It Juicy! is a half-hour weekly podcast hosted by journalist Helen Mitternight for those who are bold, passionate, and ready to squeeze every drop of juice out of life. They feature national experts on how to live a juicy life. Check…

Learning to Live in the Moment

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Written by Cori Read at BrainGearz.com   With all the stressors life has to offer, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and anxious. Unfortunately, it’s a more common problem than not.  However, with a little focus and patience, lasting change is achievable. How? By learning a…

Spring Cleaning in Winter: For Cash and Company

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Written by Kari Henley at Silvernest As the weather turns cooler, now is the perfect time to tackle that spare room or guest room that has become the receptacle of old wrapping paper, craft projects or “re-gifting” items, and turn…

Living with Purpose

Community Leadership Program

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Homesharing with Teachers: Pilot brings affordable housing to our educators

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By Lisa Smith Silvernest and Teach For America are partnering up to bring affordable housing to Teachers in Colorado! Earlier this year, CNN published a story exploring the income crisis faced by Colorado teachers. The story profiled teachers who drive…

Homesharing in Florida: Why the Sunshine State is Ripe for Shared Housing

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By Lisa Smith  Although most of us want to stay in our homes as we age, it can become harder as the years pass. Our children move on and out, our yard and home maintenance is never-ending, and the house seems larger and quieter. With Florida hosting nearly a…