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a parent whose children have grown up and left home

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As their kids go off to college or are ready to permanently move out, empty nesters want to be able to live comfortably, without having to maintain a big home.
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.
Sixty-four percent of empty nester online women bought something online compared to only 55% of women 25-39 and 58% of men.
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.
And they have an eye on a host of condo projects planned for downtown, hoping that could mean more students, despite city officials' assessment that the luxury condos would be bought by empty nesters or young professionals.
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.
Of the 17,162,249 empty nesters in Britain, Stena found that a vast majority are rediscovering their independence, as children move out and retirement is taken early.
IN CHRISTMAS WITH THE KRANKS, WHICH JUMP-STARTED the holiday movie season this year, Jamie Lee Curtis and Tim Allen play a couple of empty nesters trying to opt out of the clutter and expense of Christmas by skipping town on a cruise.
The American Furniture Manufacturers Association (AFMA) surveyed parents whose children have moved out and learned that nearly half of America's empty nesters will reinvest in their nest by renovating their current home, purchasing a new one, or even by splurging on a vacation home.
ACNielsen's research indicates that middle-aged and older adults, particularly childless couples and empty nesters, are driving sales.
That's because empty nesters are not going to sit around the house and cook.
Its current profile is getting older and its strength now lies in the older dependents, empty nesters and retired groups.