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.

 

Experts in Aging: What's Next for Me? with Jeff Tidwell (Video)

Posted by Sarah Oswald on Aug 20, 2019 4:43:41 PM

Boomers are evolving their post-50 lives through new work, a new purpose or new social contributions. Next For Me is an organization created to support older adults through this evolution, and its founder Jeff Tidwell joined our latest Experts in Aging interview to discuss thriving in later life. Watch the preview of Jeff's interview below or click the button to access the full version.

 

Experts in Aging: Solo Aging with Sara Zeff Geber (Video)

Posted by Sarah Oswald on Aug 20, 2019 4:11:32 PM

In the latest installment of our Experts in Aging interview series, we spoke with Dr. Sara Zeff Geber, founder of LifeEncore and an expert on solo aging and retirement transitions. Watch a preview of her interview below and click the button to access the full version.

 

Experts in Aging: "Faking Normal" with Elizabeth White (Video)

Posted by Sarah Oswald on Aug 20, 2019 3:55:07 PM

We interviewed Elizabeth White, author of 55, Underemployed, and Faking Normal. Watch a preview of her interview here.

 

Share Your Story Podcast Episode 9: Start Homesharing for the Cash. Stay for the Company.

Posted by Silvernest Team on Aug 20, 2019 3:19:03 PM

According to a January 2019 survey conducted by GOBankingRates.com, roughly 50% of Americans 55+ have saved less than $100,000 for retirement. Nearly 33% have saved less than $10,000. These are alarming statistics, to be sure. 

 

Share Your Story Podcast Episode 8: Who Are You Calling “Old?” How Today’s 50+ Women Are Redefining Their Experience

Posted by Silvernest Team on Aug 20, 2019 3:17:46 PM

“We don’t deny our age. We deny the cultural scripts about what it means to be an older person.” That’s Mary Pipher, clinical psychologist and best-selling author of Reviving Ophelia, Another Country and her newest book, Women Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing As We Age.