Capital Gains Taxes can be a concern if you have owned your home for a long time. There are ways to minimize and/or defer paying capital gains taxes. Here is a website that has information about various options available: Tax Deferral Strategies

I'm always on the lookout for good articles on topics that are of interest to seniors, as well as websites that offer a lot of useful information for seniors. Here are some of my favorites. If you come across a website that you think should be included, contact me!

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging - this website has a wealth of information on a variety of topics of interest to seniors and their families. Topics include caregiving, elder abuse, healthy aging, home and community-based resources, livable communities and transportation. They also have lots of brochures (in PDF format) on relevant topics that you can read and download. Click here to go to their website.

Sourcewise provides Services and Support for seniors and caregivers in Santa Clara County. They collaborate with Santa Clara County, state, and local networks to educate and inform people about the services and support available for them. Click here to go to their website.

AARP is well known as an organization that advocates for issues important to seniors. Thier website also has a lot of good information pertinent to seniors on a wide range of topics. It even has some healthy recipes - YUM! Click here for their website.