We all have them, the mementos from days gone by that remind us of a time where things were different. Perhaps it’s the high school yearbook collection, the trophies from baseball championships or the wedding dress. Our basements, closets and garages become storage areas for things we will never use
You may have started noticing that your parents are having challenges when it comes to the maintenance of their home or other daily living activities. Here are three steps you can use to have a meaningful and helpful conversation with your parents.
Continuing the series in helping our parents and aging loved ones to make the decision to downsize and/or move, this video covers the five key things to consider before downsizing. Remember, you do not have to do it alone. We are here to help.
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We often get asked to share in great detail what we do as home transition specialists at Moving Forward Matters, Home Transitions for Families & Seniors.
Our team is a highly specialized team, trained in the art of moving, organizing and staging your home and belongings. The work we do goes beyond
You want to help your parents live safely in their home. You also know it may be time for them to downsize to a smaller home or retirement residence. How can you help when your aging parents refuse your help?
1. Acknowledge how they feel. This may be a difficult time for them,
Things have started to change. Your parents are aging. Your children are growing up or have left your home. You know that you will need to step into a different role soon to support your parents but where do you even start? What can you say or do to help
Jane came to me four and a half years ago. She had started to think it was time to move and she wanted some guidance and some help. She had just turned 89.
This week’s video showcases some of the things that she did right in planning for her eventual
Mr. Smith came to us following the death of his wife a few years ago. He had met another woman and he was now ready to move forward into a new home to begin the next chapter of his life.
As I watched him sitting in his favourite chair staring