Tag Archives: downsizing

A letter from Margaret Martin – Downsizing

A letter from Margaret Martin – Downsizing

I was very interested in the article about older people not wanting to move. Downsizing is difficult and so is moving to be near children, as one has to leave a familiar area and perhaps brothers and ...
A letter from G. B. Butler – Downsizing

A letter from G. B. Butler – Downsizing

Downsizing can be easily resolved – if the “will” was there. We need factory built, modern material “prefabs”. I recall these just after the two world wars and they were very advanced, with fitted kit ...
Call to help “Generation Stuck” get moving

Call to help “Generation Stuck” get moving

Four in ten older people call for the Government to do more to encourage downsizing among over-65s. Research by McCarthy & Stone, the UK’s leading developer and manager of retirement communities, ...
Why do people downsize?

Why do people downsize?

A survey of 1,000 Gransnet users has uncovered why older people sell their homes and buy a smaller property – and the pressures and rationales that lie behind the decision. Almost two-thirds (63 ...