2024 Tax Tips and Deductions for Seniors


Topics: Downsizing & Retirement Planning

Updated in January 2024 As Ben Franklin famously stated, there are only two sure things in life, and one of them comes every April 15. Yes, we’re talking about tax… Read more »

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4 Reasons Now Is the Right Time for a Move to Otterbein


Topics: Downsizing & Retirement Planning, Granville

Many older adults may wonder why you’d consider moving if you’re in good health and happy in your current home.  Future planning may be the last thing on your mind,… Read more »

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Do Life Plan Communities Make Financial Sense?


Topics: Downsizing & Retirement Planning, Granville

This blog was originally published in 2021. It was updated in April 2024. While many older adults desire to stay at home as long as possible, some senior living options,… Read more »

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What Should You Look for in a Senior Living Community?


Topics: Downsizing & Retirement Planning

Many people think about moving into a senior living community long before they decide to do it. Often it’s because they don’t want to leave the comforts of home, or… Read more »

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Your Guide to Moving to an Independent Living Community During COVID-19


Topics: Downsizing & Retirement Planning, Independent Living

If you’re planning a move to an independent living community, you might be wondering if now is a good time. 

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Tips For Selling Your Home During COVID-19


Topics: Downsizing & Retirement Planning

As the COVID-19 pandemic wears on, the real estate market is gaining momentum. Nationally, sales of existing homes rose 20.7% in June 2020 compared to May 2020— the largest one-month increase… Read more »

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How to Make Your Retirement Plans a Reality


Topics: Downsizing & Retirement Planning

Note: This blog was updated July 2, 2020. You’ve got a vision for how you want to spend your retirement years. And even though times are changing, you can still… Read more »

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Clear the Clutter With These Expert Downsizing Tips for Seniors


Topics: Downsizing & Retirement Planning, Independent Living

If the idea of going through what’s accumulated over the years – or decades – in your home sounds daunting, you’re not alone. Organizing and removing personal items can be… Read more »

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Behind the Scenes at Otterbein SeniorLife Lebanon


Topics: Downsizing & Retirement Planning, Independent Living, Lebanon

Ever wonder what life is really like at Otterbein SeniorLife Lebanon? We sat down with Anna Gallagher, director of marketing for Otterbein Lebanon, to get some of your top questions… Read more »

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Is It the Right Time to Move to a Life Plan Community?


Topics: Downsizing & Retirement Planning, Granville

By Otterbein Granville resident Mary Ellen H.

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