The place you live, and how you feel about it, are big contributors to your sense of wellbeing. Do you like the way it looks? Does it need upgrades, remodeling, or modifications to meet your current lifestyle? What can you do to improve or maintain the safety, livability, and value of your home? Lots of help in this show, including some “must-do’s” if you’re thinking of selling. Plus, a very special offer to Second Half Now listeners.
If you’re a homeowner, you know that your house can be a blessing or a burden in the second half of life. When the kids are grown and there’s lots of changes in our income and expenses, the equity in our home can be a great source for security, freedom, and peace of mind. What would life be like if you never had to make another mortgage payment? Hear how a reverse mortgage can give you lots of options.
We are living longer than any previous generation. In many ways that’s a good thing, but if we don’t have our health, those extra years may not be worth it. As we age we experience changes in our metabolism, strength, stamina, balance, sleep, and energy. The good news is that small things can pay big benefits, if we’ll be disciplined and pro-active. Here are some things that will help.
The morals, values, and character of our culture today are vastly different from what they were 50 years ago. Even more so if we go back to our nation’s founding, which was based on Biblical principles. What does the Bible say about the prescribed structure of civilization, laws, relationships, and institutions? Are we perhaps missing out or missing the mark of God’s design for His best? Does it matter today?
We all put things off. Sure, we have good intentions, but we just can’t get everything done that we’d like. But there are some things that are more timely and critical than others. Taking care of your estate matters – financial and healthcare decisions –needs to have high priority. If we die without leaving our plans and preferences in legal documents, our loved ones will be given a big burden! Here’s what you need to know – and do!