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  • 10
    Jul

    An Old Idea Is New Again.

    It’s called In-Law Multigenerational Living. Before World War II it was the way Americans lived. According to Census records in 1940, about one-quarter of the U.S. population lived with three or more generations in one home. After WWII everything changed. American families lived under one roof, with parents and their young children. Suburban living was […]

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  • 05
    Jul

    Get a new home without buying a new house

    It’s called whole home renovation. Perhaps you’re looking to sell your home and want increase the property value. Or perhaps you’re closing on a house and wish to create your dream home. Or, you are a senior and you just want to age in place and you need to make your home safer, more accessible, […]

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  • 28
    Jun

    A Better Start- A Better End to the Day.

    Perhaps it’s the only place without selfies. There’s no better place to soak, unwind and relax. It’s your bathroom. And as you age in place, it’s the most important place that will need to change. The family bathroom has multiple users, whether children or houseguests and works very hard to accommodate them. Future-proofing a bathroom […]

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  • 19
    Jun

    Enhance Your Homes Outer Beauty

    Enhance your homes outer beauty and live better inside- for decades.We live in a world of first impressions. Outer beauty captivates our eyes. Drive by a house and the outside tells us if we’d wish to go inside. A truth universally acknowledged by real-estate brokers and home improvements sites is that anyone looking to increase the property […]

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  • 14
    Jun

    Glickman: Helping your father age in place

    Remember childproofing your home? Protecting toddlers with gates, outlet guards, and safety latches. Well today it’s time to protect you. America is in the midst of an age boom. Amazingly, those us at age 50 are expected to live longer than any previous generation. And there’s no better place to live than your own home. […]

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  • 07
    Jun

    Get In and Out Easily

    “It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.”J.R.R. Tolkien Your front door is a first impression, a gateway to and from the world. As we age however, going through that gateway gets […]

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  • 30
    May

    The Remodeling Master for Master Suites

    You can make a 33% improvement in your life. How? Simply redo your Master Suite. Let’s face it, you spend over 8 hours (1/3rd of your day) in your bedroom; reading, watching TV or just sleeping. And while your bedroom is not as busy as the living room or the kitchen, there’s no reason it […]

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  • Outdoor Home Remodel
    24
    May

    The Glickman Guide to Easy Outdoors Living

    Summer is coming.Many of us will spend more time on the porch than we do in the house. Today, with the high cost of travel and expensive restaurants, there’s no reason to leave home when you can have the perfect outdoor living place in your own backyard. And one of the joys of summer is […]

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  • Aging in Place
    16
    May

    The Glickman Guide to Aging in Place

    Wow, who would have thought the Woodstock generation would actually get old. Life happens. Unfortunately, our homes are actually aging faster than we are. When you bought your home those high ceilings, circular stairways step and-up entrance was inviting. But now, the home’s steep steps and narrow doorways are becoming problems. Suddenly things that you […]

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  • Family Laughing at Dinner Table
    09
    May

    The Glickman Way to Mother In-Law Suites

    Remember the Waltons? A popular TV show in the 70’s, the Walton’s showed us how wonderful multi-generational living could be. Well that was TV and fantasy. At that time families largely were two-generational, with parents and minor-age children under one roof. But now times have changed. People are living longer. But for older people getting […]

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