We have worked with over 3000 boomers, seniors and families. Most people were unhappy with the prospect of a move. It was overwhelming in many ways: where to go, what to bring, what to do with the ‘stuff’, will...
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...
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...
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...
We are often asked by seniors why they need to put personal pictures away. Our reply is, “Most people spend about six minutes looking at a home and you want them to focus on the benefits of your home....
We have been sharing many articles about senior housing needs including assisted living and long term care facilities. All part of senior living and senior well-being.The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, just this week announced specific areas and expectations on...
In twenty years I have often heard “They will carry me out in a box!”I then ask, ” What about all the STUFF you have accumulated?”Their reply often is, “I’ll let my children deal with it.”WELL, I have been...
Adult lifestyle communities, for those 55 plus are becoming increasingly common in Canada and the US.What is it like to live in one of these 55 plus communities and how could they be of benefit to you? Most provide a...
Home is where the heart is.  For many of us baby boomers it’s where we’re most comfortable; surrounded by the things we love in a space that is welcoming and familiar to us. The overwhelming majority of seniors wish...
We have worked with many adult children lately who were emptying and preparing the family home for sale. They were tired and emotionally drained trying to be the “glue” in the family.This week I asked a son, “Did you...