empty nesters


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empty nesters

People whose children have matured, left the home, and established homes of their own.This demographic segment generally has disposable income,homes with large amounts of equity, and a desire to change living arrangements either by going smaller, by moving to a completely different locale,or by the addition of a second home.

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We aimed to provide empirical evidence concerning the status of depression of empty nesters in rural China and to propose corresponding countermeasures to improve their mental health.
Rhoades advises empty nesters not to rush into any move, especially one that puts them in a very different type of living situation.
The Sydney Morning Herald identified the Aussie empty nesters as Catherine and Robert Lawton, 54 and 57, who are flying to different parts of the world after their three adult daughters have left home.
We now have "helicopter parents" who hover over every move their child makes, "boomerang babies" for children who treat their parents' homes less like an empty nest and more like a revolving door, and "half-full nests," which are empty nesters whose time is filled by parents who need care.
Whether it's empty nesters returning to the habit after the kids leave or law enforcement choosing to look the other way, something different is in the air."
Women and Digital Lifestyles special analysis was designed to understand the emerging digital lifestyles of American women and key drivers of adoption in four lifestages: young singles, moms with young kids, moms with tweens/teens and empty nesters. The primary data source for the analysis is SRG's Digital Life America syndicated study based on tracking studies of the U.S.
Empty nesters are already beginning to move into smaller units in manageable urban neighborhoods with amenities and public transportation, he explains.
"I've been surprised by the number of people who are empty nesters and still wanting that bigger house or new house with everything they want."
It may seem like a lot of detail work, but Honda is hoping the reach of the new CR-V extends beyond the young families and empty nesters that buy the current model to include young professionals in need of a comfortable, stylish small SUV.
We empty nesters, age 60, married 38 years--moved from Northern Virginia to Lopez Island, Washington, where I do the same work (editing financial newsletters and research reports) via the Internet.
After all, many baby boomers are now empty nesters looking for upscale townhouses on the edge of a growing campus and just down the street from a growing medical center.
Empty nesters are expected to have a major impact on the restaurant industry, according to NPD Group.