Linkside Living

Linkside Living

Recent Posts

April 7, 2021 by Linkside Living

Take Care of Your Stuff, Your Kids Will Thank You

When parents move and downsize to a more lifestyle-accommodating home, or when they pass away, it is often up to the children to decide what to do with the lifetime of “stuff” they’ve collected....

[Read more...]

Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Downsizing

April 2, 2021 by Linkside Living

Readers Unite! Fun Ways to Start a Book Club

Book clubs are all the rage these days – and growing in popularity. Even celebrities like Oprah, Reese Witherspoon, and others have created their own book clubs. While the idea of starting a book...

[Read more...]

Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Book Club

March 29, 2021 by Linkside Living

Top Shelf Health and Wellness Options in Columbia, MO

Town and gown have found the formula for success in Columbia, Missouri. We’re blessed with a balanced mix of large corporations, small businesses and public institutions. In addition to all its...

[Read more...]

Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Columbia Missouri, Health, Medical Care

March 25, 2021 by Linkside Living

The Healing Power of Spices [Recipe]

Many people accept having to take more medication as a normal part of aging. However, turning to your doctor for a prescription to help with common ailments is not always necessary. Colds,...

[Read more...]

Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Health, Recipes

March 23, 2021 by Linkside Living

What to Know if You're Considering a Dog

Dog ownership is rewarding for countless reasons. There are health benefits including a reduction in cardiovascular disease for those who own dogs as well as the companionship benefit they offer...

[Read more...]

Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Pet ownership

February 24, 2021 by Linkside Living

Craftsmanship Matters: A Home Builder’s Eye for Detail

Craftsmanship. It’s something that takes a lifetime to develop an eye for. Something that many people downsizing into 55+ communities have in spades. You want the smaller, low-maintenance living...

[Read more...]

Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Home ownership, quality craftsmanship

February 18, 2021 by Linkside Living

Renting vs Home Ownership When You’re Over 55

We are asked the question frequently: "If I'm over age 55, should I be buying a home or renting one? What's the best choice?" The question of whether renting or buying is the best choice when...

[Read more...]

Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Home ownership

February 13, 2021 by Linkside Living

The Cost-Effectiveness of Downsizing Your Home

These are your golden years. Why spend them worrying about mowing the lawn or trying to keep up with high energy bills? At Linkside at Old Hawthorne, we know that making the decision to downsize...

[Read more...]

Filed Under: Downsizing

February 9, 2021 by Linkside Living

Benefits of Grandparents and Grandchildren Living Close Together

There comes a time in life when the allure of living in a new location beckons us. Whether you’ve been in the same home since your own kids were little, or you relocated more recently after...

[Read more...]

Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Relocating, Grandchildren

January 26, 2021 by Linkside Living

5 Reasons Why An Active 55+ Community is the Right Choice

Quality of life is something that is important to all of us. The reality is that our quality of life can change as we get older. What do you do when you're ready for a more free lifestyle? You...

[Read more...]

Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Columbia Missouri

January 17, 2021 by Linkside Living

Adults Only Living - Not Just for Vacation Anymore

Kids are great — but you’ve reached the point in your life where you’d rather not have them as neighbors! And that’s perfectly okay. It’s no different from selecting an adults-only resort or...

[Read more...]

Filed Under: 55+ Active Community

January 13, 2021 by Linkside Living

Columbia, Missouri - A Great Place to Retire!

Forbes magazine regularly compares hundreds of locales in America, measuring everything from housing costs and taxes to healthcare and air quality, to find the top 25 cities for retirees....

[Read more...]

Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Columbia Missouri