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More Really Is More! | Betty Lou and Dick Kienle Re-think Their Decision to Downsize

Photography by Kevin Hurley What happens when retirees downsize… and then realize that downsizing just isn’t for them? Five years ago, retirees Betty Lou and Dick Kienle decided to sell ...
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Home Away from Home | Airbnb Transforms Tech into Splendid Hospitality

Once you have earned those hard-won retirement stripes, among your greatest rewards is time to travel. No longer does that have to involve a fussy lot of planning, a huge ...
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A New Step in Time | New Purpose, New Condo, Roanoke Is Now Home for Maryland Couple

Retirement in 2019 is poles apart from its connotation in 1999… or 2009, for that matter. The days of lackadaisically whiling away the hours, puttering around the yard and playing ...
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Sizing Down to Live It Up | Is Downsizing Right for You?

Most of us would love to be able to downsize our laundry piles, dress sizes, or credit card balances. We know that we can achieve the goal of ‘less is ...
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The Golden Years | Retirement Checklist for Seniors

When looking forward to our “golden years” we can overlook and under-consider the reality that our bodies may not keep up with where our will would lead us. The dreamer ...
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The Last Word | Leisure and Senior Travel Advisor at Martin Travel

Judy Miron is a travel advisor at Martin Travel, Roanoke, with over 37 years experience in the travel industry. She specializes in leisure and senior travel. Judy loves to travel, ...
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Coming Home | A Young Professional Returns to Roanoke in Search of Her First Home.

Photography by Kevin Hurley A Roanoke native, Whitney Norbo always knew she wanted to return to her hometown after her college and graduate school years. Her parents, sisters and many other ...
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Staging to Sell | Let Us Count the Ways

“All the world’s a stage,” William Shakespeare wrote in his comedy “As You Like It.” The Bard was onto something. Relocating his family from Stratford, England, in 1599 across the ...
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