Empty Nest Newsletter / June 2020
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"Keeping a finger on the pulse of the market."

The kids are gone but life is far from over.  In fact, it is just beginning.  

If you had imagined grabbing a boxed lunch and picnicking in Central Park, a stroll on the High Line or dining al fresco with the locals at your favorite restaurant, you're in luck.  Your dream is now on sale!

Your four-times-a-year jaunt into the city can be a thing of the past.  Instead of fighting traffic through the tunnel ($15, ouch) and finding that parking garage ($50, more ouch) that isn't full and won't ding the car; your new home could be a few steps or a short Uber ride away.

As NYC opens up post COVID-19, the life you envision remains a possibility.  Invest in your dream today at a discount.  The new exhibits at the Whitney and MOMA, shopping on Madison Ave., and great seats to that off-Broadway play, lecture, concert and ball game are going to happen sooner than you think.    

Moving into the city?  Manhattan?  Absolutely!






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Virtual Seminar

Get Your Move On And Into Life's Next Chapter

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"Mom, what's for dinner?" The pandemic is bringing families back together. Here’s some expert advice for parents. 

The coronavirus crisis has upended all of our lives in unthinkable ways, and for many of us, that means a rearrangement of our living situation. To help adjust to this unique situation, Mary Dell Harrington and Lisa Heffernan of Grown and Flown spoke to Katie Couris about the surprising number of adult children they’ve seen moving back in with their parents.  

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Graduation Books for Seniors Leaving the Nest

It can be a serious struggle to pick out the right college graduation gifts or high school graduation gifts for your new grad, especially as they graduated into a new and different, coronavirus-changed world. Do they need supplies for a new apartment or dorm room? A new wardrobe? Just plain old money? Although the graduate is probably excited to be done with homework for now or to have a break from books until they head off to college, the best gift they can receive might actually be some non-required reading. Enter: the graduation book. 

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Easy Recipes To Cook While "Sheltering In Place"

There’s no doubt about it: It’s an uncertain and scary time, but you and your loved ones still need to eat, and the act of preparing and serving a meal — even a simple one — can bring great comfort to the cook as well as to the diner. If you have a decently stocked pantry, you can make a wonderful meal out of a few staples. And if you are able to safely get to the store or have groceries delivered to you, your choices are even greater.  

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Strength Training... The Fountain Of Youth?

Weight lifting may very well be the fountain of youth. Research shows resistance training exercise not only improves muscle strength, metabolism, and balance, it reduces signs of aging at the cellular level as well, helping you to look and feel years younger.

The benefits of strength workouts are indisputable, but getting started after age 50 may present a few challenges—especially if you have a history of back, hip, knee, or other joint pain. Before getting started on a new exercise routine, consult with your doctor. 

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233 East 69th Street  Apt 15GH  -  Featured Property

Entering this apartment the first thing you will notice is the abundance of light streaming in through the wall of windows or maybe... the spacious layout will catch your notice. Indeed, the flexible and extensive floor plan offers so many opportunities for you to be creative, including accommodating a third bedroom and more. Hooray! For more private and quiet moments, you can carve out an office space or a library to become a welcome respite; unless you’d rather use that space as a playroom, den, or media room.
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Fabulous in your 50s? 

Sexy over 60?

Swinging at 70?

Join a panel of experts as we discuss some of the social, cultural, financial, emotional and legal issues we face as empty nesters.

Wednesday  February 26   2 PM - 3 PM

Marlene Myerson JCC Manhattan

Panelists include Michael Shapot, Amanda Wiss, and Sharon Bregman.

Empty Nest


Get Your Move On

And Into Life's Next Chapter

Join Michael Shapot and professionals to discuss the particular concerns of empty nesters buying and selling in this market; including organizing, staging, moving, and next steps in achieving your desired goals.  


Tuesday  June 30, 2020  5:30PM - 6:30PM



Meeting ID: 846 712 9183
Password: 123456


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