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7 Creative Housing Options for Seniors

05 Apr
Creative housing options for seniors

Every season of life brings changes, challenges, and opportunities. One of the biggest changes faced by aging adults is determining where to live. There are more housing options for seniors aside from retirement homes or assisted living. Here are a few ideas of where to live as a senior: Residential Care Homes are large houses […]

SRES Agent in Portland: What Does SRES Mean?

07 Sep
SRES agent in Portland - what does SRES mean?

Seeing the letters “SRES” after a real estate agent’s name may not mean much to you, but they represent a certification that can be an asset to your home buying process. “SRES” simply means “Senior Real Estate Specialist.” In other words, realtors who have this certification have completed a course specifically designed to equip them […]

Housing Our Seniors in Multnomah County

06 Jul
Seniors in multnomah county

This is a special feature blog from Bridges in Real Estate looking at the not-for-profit sector of senior housing. There is a 37-year-old established organization called NW Pilot Project that has been housing seniors in Multnomah County, creating hope, and piloting changes. Northwest Pilot Project offers opportunities for a life of dignity and hope to very […]

The Must-Do Checklist of Moving a Senior Into a Retirement Community

18 Jan
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Making the move into a retirement community is a big step, and one that should not be taken lightly by anyone involved. Choosing to downsize and relocate to a retirement community is challenging, whether you’re making the decision on your own, being encouraged to make it by your adult children, or are the adult child in […]

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