We have worked with over 3200 seniors and their families and we are constantly dealing with the fact that most seniors DO NOT WANT TO LEAVE THEIR HOMES. This is because previous generations felt they were leaving their homes to go to a nursing home to die. Many seniors still feel this way, even when … Continue reading I DON’T WANT TO LEAVE MY HOME
Often we consult with seniors, boomers or family members about DOWNSIZING. A frequently asked question is, “What should we bring to the retirement residence (condo or apartment?) ” Their expectations are, that with a floor plan, we will be able to tell them what to bring. They are somewhat surprised when instead we ask, “HOW … Continue reading DOWNSIZING TO A SMALLER RESIDENCE -WHAT SHOULD I BRING?
Each year, for fifteen years, we hardly moved even one senior (or senior couple) to be near their family . Recently, we’ve helped three couples relocate in just one month so they could be near relatives. Some want to watch their grandchildren grow up, while others want to be a support to an adult child … Continue reading Should I Move Closer to My Family?
Nowadays, not only are seniors downsizing, but boomers are as well and the market for saleable items is getting more and more saturated. Hence THE DECLINE OF THE SALEABLES! Larger furniture from the past doesn’t always match the smaller, more compact apartments, condos and retirement residences of today and minimalism is rampant in today’s … Continue reading THE DECLINE OF THE SALEABLES “DONATION SOLUTIONS”
Over twenty years of downsizing seniors and working closely with their families has brought us much joy and shared satisfaction. Unfortunately, there is a downside. Sometimes, when working with clients, family problems come to light – some quite sad and disturbing in nature. These situations involved vulnerable seniors (some with dementia or depression), family alienation … Continue reading How To Help Someone With Elder Financial Abuse
Most seniors DO NOT WANT TO LEAVE THEIR HOMES. We have worked with over 3200 seniors and their families and we consistently hear this from seniors. This is because previous generations felt they were leaving their homes to go to a nursing home to die. Many seniors still feel this way, even when they are … Continue reading I’m A Senior & Don’t Want To Leave My Home
Recently I was in a line of vehicles pulling up to get my donut and coffee. I noticed something suspicious and focused more carefully on the stranger pulling paper out of the garbage. What was he doing? He was carefully checking out receipts, looking for personal information that might have been discarded. When I gave … Continue reading Senior Security Tips