retirement

EXTEND YOUR LIFE AT HOME – SAFER, HAPPIER, HEALTHIER, WEALTHIER, and LONGER

I’ve touched on this in many different ways over the last 18 months since we started EtMM as a website in early 2012.  But I felt this was a good time to summarize and get to some of the main clear points of why this is our mission statement (click for a short video on why […]

Mom’s Out of Money, Now She’s MOVING IN

This was a real phone call I received last week from a gentleman in our Rotary club.  It’s all too common nowadays with the “Silver Tsunami” and their own “Sandwich Generation” issues they are dealing with in their own lives.  We sincerely appreciated that he thought of EtMM and ADM Architecture to help him with […]

Multi-Generational Housing is Multi-Beneficial

I love the fact that my own 6 and 8 year old have been able to get to know and spend some quality time with MY grandfather, who turned 93 last month.  I’m so blessed that Carl has been such a vibrant and alive human being for so long.  I love the photos and memories […]

The Challenge of “Selling to an Ostrich” – Aging in Place

There are days I’m sure, just like I do, that you ask yourself “Is this all worth it?” and “Can I really make a difference” as a business owner and an entrepreneur.  I get it, trust me, I do.  But I’m so passionate about my belief in the VALUE and OPPORTUNITY that successful Aging-in-Place can […]

“House or Health” – Chicken or Egg?

Which came first, the Chicken or the Egg?  It’s an age-old concept of theoretical discussion of what is the CAUSE, and what is the EFFECT.  At some level maybe it’s intended to be rhetorical.  There is a lot of rhetoric surrounding the Baby Boomers, and this “Silver Tsunami” that is coming ashore in the U.S. […]

“Aging In Place” at Home Saves $Millions$ at Work

“A Met Life Mature Market Institute study indicates lost productivity from caregiving duties costs employers up to $33.6 billion annually.” – darts1.org On our most recent Encore Living Radio show we interviewed Suzanne Perkins-Newman, CEO of AnswersForElders.com.  She stated that there were currently 42 million people in the U.S. spending 20+ hours per week caring for […]

Don’t SLIP… One FALL could land you in BANKRUPTCY!

“Prevention is one of the few known ways to reduce demand for health and aged care services.” — Julie Bishop I had a discussion recently with a family friend over lunch, who was struggling with a grim reality.  They were discussing the possibility that they needed to consult with a Bankruptcy attorney or quit paying their […]

EtMM talks “Retirement Planning” with Parker Financial

Interview: w/ Mr. Jason Parker, Parker Financial –  Listen now: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] EtMM had an exciting conversation about a topic that is crucial to our demographic and client community, ie. financial planning and wealth management for the 50+ folks that both of our organizations and business models serve.  Mr. Parker and EtMM […]