Adult Children Responsible for Finances of Aging Parents

Posted by: Nikki Buckelew

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Caregiver Discrimination in the Workplace

Over the years I have had a number of people express to me the challenges they experience when finding themselves in the position of handling the finances of their parents. It doesn’t seem to matter the circumstances that led to the role reversal, there is no way around the question, “Am I doing the right thing?”

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Oh My Aging Database

Posted by: Nikki Buckelew

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Oh My Aging Database


I recently saw an article out of Ohio reporting the demographics of the state and commenting on the overwhelming number of seniors that will require products and services in the coming years. There is no doubt that the story is similar in every state in the US as well as Canada and abroad.

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Narrow Niche - Wider Opportunity

Posted by: Nikki Buckelew

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Narrow Niche – Wider Opportunity

As a part of helping my clients grow their businesses I do a lot of research and reading. Not only does the research help me better coach my clients, it also helps me to focus on practicing what I coach about!

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Gray is Sexier than Green

Posted by: Nikki Buckelew

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I was doing a little research recently and what I found truly perplexed me. (Ok, first it really ticked me off and then I decided to trade up to a more energetically appealing emotion and “perplexed” seemed to work.)  Read more

Preparing for the Senior Tsunami

Posted by: Nikki Buckelew

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There is no doubt that our communities are aging. More and more seniors are staying in their homes longer, and by the time they decide to move - or most often find they don’t have a choice - they need a lot of help. Now more than ever, REALTORS are looked to for their expert knowledge and guidance for one of the most difficult life events that seniors will experience. The question is: Are you equipped? Consider these thoughts as you find yourself serving an older adult client... 1. As America ages, it is not uncommon for people to live to be centenarians (100 years old or older). So think about that. If they started having children while in their early 20’s, their adult children (assuming they are still living) are now in their 70’s and 80’s. And their grandchildren are possibly in their late 40’s and 50’s. I had a woman who is 83 tell me just the other day, “You know you are old when your youngest daughter calls and tells you she just moved into a retirement community.”  Read more