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Gene Guarino: Investing In Residential Assisted Living

An opportunity that can help millions of aging seniors
Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 9:03 PM

Demographically speaking, the tremendous wave of aging Baby Boomers is an unprecedented event in our country's history. The sheer size of this age cohort, plus the concerningly-high level of financial unpreparedness for many of its members (which we wrote about at length last week in this report), will demand all sorts of new solutions be pioneered to address the needs of a massive number of aging seniors no longer in the workforce.

Gene Guarino, founder of Residential Assisted Living Academy, joins the podcast this week to explain the model to Chris, as well as the ways that investors can get involved in this growing movement. Those with capital interested in "doing well by doing good" can participate in syndicates that own the residences, creating more inventory to expand this model to. The investment returns are attractive, as is being a part of a movement to offer more housing options to the fast-growing ranks of seniors looking to live with dignity. » Read more

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The Great Retirement Con

Frankly put: retirement is now a myth for the majority
Friday, November 17, 2017, 8:25 PM

40 years ago, a grand experiment was embarked upon. One that promised US workers: using new 'defined contribution' retirement savings vehicles such as IRAs and 401k,, they'd be better off when they reached retirement age.

Which raises a simple but very important question: How have things worked out? » Read more

Daily Prep

Prepping for Seniors

7 Steps for being more prepared
Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 1:23 PM

7 steps for creating a personal support network that to help seniors and the elderly find safety and security during emergencies and natural disaster situations.

http://www.redcross.org/prepare/location/home-family/seniors

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Prepping In Your Golden (Silver?) Years

Prepping In Your Golden (Silver?) Years

An active discussion of options, from relocation to electric-assist bikes

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Building Resilience During Your "Senior" Years

Building Resilience During Your "Senior" Years

Advancing age does not mean loss of preparedness