Downsizing Tips From Senior Service Specialists
When the time comes to change your older loved one’s living situation, will you and your senior be prepared? Too often, seniors and their family members put off downsizing until faced with a medical emergency, the loss of a spouse, or similar circumstance that necessitates an immediate move. An emergency downsize leaves little time for the emotional and practical demands of sorting through decades of possessions - ye
For many seniors and their family members, the New Year brings plans for new living situations. Adult children who live far away and visit over the holidays realize their elderly parents are struggling with the upkeep of their home, or show signs of increased memory or physical issues. Those who live nearby suddenly see the incremental changes over time through the sharper lens of “last year vs. this year.” Celebrating and reminiscing f
Is there an elderly person in your family or neighborhood that seems to be keeping to themselves more than usual? Do you find yourself wondering how they are doing more often? According to the American Medical Resource Institute, "Approximately 6 million people over 65 are depressed. But unfortunately, few seek treatment. Chronic health issues, feelings of loneliness, and los
As the holidays swing into high gear, are you making your list and checking it twice? Do you feel like you have too much to do and not enough time as you round the corner from Thanksgiving to Hanukkah and Christmas? Throughout the year, many people look forward to the holidays, and yet when the time arrives, anticipation can be replaced by dread. All the gift buying, cookie baking, and party hopping are suddenly upon us, and sometimes we can lose sight of the joys of the season and celebrating with our families and friends.