A few weeks ago I started a series of blog posts predicated on the idea that a lot of people feel as if they’re stuck inside because of cold weather doldrums this time of year. I thought it would be a lot of work to go searching for things to do during these “quiet” months.
February can be kind of a drag for folks who crave warm sun and lots of activity because towns across the state often go into a sleepy mode, with quieter streets and fewer things to do. That said, there are museums that stay open year-round, and still plenty of restaurants that likewise thrive during the winter months.
Some of us love the cold winter months because of the feeling that life is slowing down long enough for us to reflect and recharge. That said, it’s easy to get a bit stir-crazy on cold days and to wish you could get out and do something [...]
While we also have to pay transfer taxes that are typically divided between the buyer and seller, this is a one-time charge. Click here to learn some of the reasons why our taxes are so low, and how that drives our robust economy https://www.choosedelaware.com/press-releases/delaware-has-one-of-lowest-tax-burdens-in-us/.
This week I’m spotlighting a major force in New Castle County – the Newark Senior Center https://newarkseniorcenter.com/. The organization is celebrating its 50th Anniversary, and offers the following services for members who pay $33 a year or $300 for a lifetime membership:
This week I’m focusing on a wonderful resource for people living in Kent County. It’s the Modern Maturity Center in Dover, and offers a wide range of services, including:
This week I’m spotlighting another great resource for folks who live near Greenwood, Georgetown, Milton, Lewes, Long Neck, Frankford, Roxana and Millsboro. Like Village Volunteers, the CHEER organization fosters independence for those who are age 50 and older by providing a range of services, including:
One of my favorite New Year’s resolutions is my commitment to volunteer more, give more, and do more to spread kindness through everyday actions. This year, as I think back on the posts I’ve done about Independent Living options for seniors https://www.activeadultsdelaware.com/blog/posts/2023/11/01/take-a-luxury-cruise-or-move-into-the-lodge-at-truitt-homestead/, I’d like to spotlight one of the best ways to support older folks who want to age in place in the homes they love.
As a result we have tremendous flooding in low-lying areas, with long stretches of roads either closed or significantly limited in the amount of traffic they’ll accommodate. On days like this it’s fairly easy for us to convince homebuyers to get the facts about flood insurance because these familiar places are literally underwater.
Unless you’re looking for something different. A quiet evening with a smaller group of friends and family, perhaps, with a special dinner and simpler entertainment . . . or even a bigger group of friends and neighbors brought together for a more reflective experience.
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