Entries by Sally Galli

New Davis Neighborhood Will Feature Innovative Public Art and Sculpture Trail

Davis, CA —Bretton Woods, the new active adult housing community to be built in Davis has released a Request For Proposals (RFPs) for 10–11 sculptures for the neighborhood’s art and poetry trail. The pieces will be installed along the 1.5-mile trail through the arboretum-like setting. Developer Dave Taormino is commissioning the pieces. Proposals should be […]

The Seniors Guide To Downsizing

Have you or a loved one recently made the decision to downsize your home? In addition to saving money on energy costs, downsizing can help you live clutter-free and simplify your lifestyle. Downsizing can often be a stressful and tolling process, both emotionally and physically. But it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. If you have […]

Smaller Homes are the “Right-Size”

Today’s trend of decluttering and simplified living has become popular among all generations. Along with the benefits of easier maintenance and upkeep, people are realizing the cost savings that come with smaller, sustainable, energy-efficient living. However, many people are wary of the prospect of downsizing. And, it’s not just baby boomers who are joining in […]

Right-Sizing Without the Fear of Losing Space

Both millennials and baby boomers are starting to be drawn to a similar type of home, a smaller one. These smaller “right-sized” homes are attracting millennials to help keep the clutter out and less yard maintenance. Baby Boomers are also finding themselves moving into “right-sized” homes now that their children have grown and moved out. […]

Voter-Approved Bretton Woods Neighborhood Just a Few Months 
Away from Groundbreaking

Exciting changes will begin in Davis by early summer when the first shovels break ground on a new neighborhood that will become home to primarily people 55 and older who are looking for a right-sized house with easy access to important amenities.  Formerly known as the West Davis Active Adult Community, developer David Taormino renamed […]

How To Downsize Successfully

Downsizing is one of the hardest things you will have to do. What should stay and what should go? Then when you finally narrow it down, you find you need to narrow it down even more. In addition to the larger items like furniture, there is all the memorbilia, clothes, heirlooms, dishes… The list goes […]

Pets are Critical for Senior Adults

Whether it be a cat or a dog, the answer is clear… Pets make a huge difference in the lives of seniors. Increased activity is one obvious benefit, but the companionship that a pet offers is slim to none. The “unconditional love” a pet can give you, regardless if you live alone or not, is the […]

5 Tips to Downsizing

Downsizing. It’s inevitable. At some point in all of our lives we are going to need to clear out the clutter and downsize our homes. But what exactly do you keep and what do you toss? It is a very difficult undertaking to take on. Cleaning a home full of clutter, furniture, memories, and photos […]