Silver Linings: A COVID-19 Resource Library

Posted by Silvernest Team on Apr 7, 2020 1:52:28 PM

Women Starting Movements Interview with Wendi Burkhardt (Video)

Posted by Silvernest Team on Jan 17, 2020 2:21:00 PM

Watch Sara Connell interview Silvernest CEO Wendi Burkhardt for the Women Starting Movements Series.

 

How to Create an Attention-Getting Homeshare Listing

Posted by Silvernest Team on Jan 15, 2020 10:30:00 AM

What makes your house “home?” Is it the memories you’ve made in the surrounding neighborhood or city? Are you still enamored by a favorite feature? Do you find yourself daydreaming in a particularly comfortable spot? For many homeowners, the answers to these questions come naturally. And yet, it can be difficult to communicate those answers in a way that will turn a potential housemate’s head. 

The description you choose for your Silvernest listing is a chance to sell potential renters on the opportunity to share your home. It’s a crucial first impression we recommend you spend some time on, and we’re here to help. Here are five steps to make your homeshare listing stand out from the crowd. 

How to Create a Homesharing Agreement That Works for You (Video)

Posted by Silvernest Team on Jan 14, 2020 12:39:35 PM

In addition to your legally binding lease, it is important to create a homesharing agreement with your housemate.

 

How Silvernest Helps Keep You, Your Personal Information and Your Home Secure

Posted by Silvernest Team on Jan 13, 2020 12:33:04 PM

Security and trust are essential components of a happy homesharing relationship. Living with another person means getting up close and personal, which is why Silvernest is built with security and compatibility in mind. Here’s a list of seven ways Silvernest puts your security front and center. 

Can a Housemate Help My Mom or Dad Around the House? (Video)

Posted by Silvernest Team on Oct 10, 2019 2:42:25 PM

A housemate can be a great way to get your parent the help they need around the home, as well as provide them companionship. From helping with grocery shopping, remembering to take medications, or doing chores around the house, knowing that someone is in the home with your parent is a great relief to many adult children.

Making the Most Out of Your Homesharing Relationship (Video)

Posted by Silvernest Team on Oct 10, 2019 12:55:13 PM

From the very beginning of a homesharing relationship, your actions influence the direction and unfolding of your communication. Here are tips for creating harmony in your new shared household.

Experts in Aging: Aging Mastery with Jim Firman (Video)

Posted by Sarah Oswald on Sep 10, 2019 6:14:26 PM

We interviewed Jim Firman, President and CEO of the National Council on Aging (NCOA) about Aging Mastery. Watch a preview of his interview here.

 

Introducing the Experts in Aging Conversation Series (Videos)

Posted by Sarah Oswald on Sep 9, 2019 10:53:46 AM

In addition to being a homesharing platform, our goal at Silvernest is to provide resources that change our culture's relationship to aging. With that in mind, we partnered with Age Without Borders to interview industry experts, authors and founders about topics related to financial wellness, social connectedness and housing security for boomers and empty nesters.

 

The result was our Experts in Aging Conversation Series, a set of videos and blogs with insights from our renowned guests.

 

Experts in Aging: Retirement Revolution with Dorian Mintzer (Video)

Posted by Sarah Oswald on Aug 21, 2019 4:32:30 PM

While we can plan for many of life's changes, such as children going off to college or a spouse retiring, others are entirely unplanned—and can be very painful as a result. Dr. Dorian Mintzer, expert coach, therapist, author, speaker and founder of www.RevolutionizeRetirement.com, says we can take comfort in knowing that we become more resilient, experienced and capable as we age—contrary to what our cultural myths may tell us.

 

In the latest installment of our Experts in Aging interview series, we spoke to Dr. Mintzer about living with purpose and making the most of our time on Earth. Watch a preview of her interview  below and click the button to access the full version.