downsizing

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

The time may have come for you to step into the role of caring for your aging parents. You have noticed that they are not able to do what they used to do and you’re concerned about their safety. Perhaps they have fallen or you are noticing that they can’t

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.

WHERE DO YOU START –

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,

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

This is a question we hear almost every day.  We receive phone calls at the office, we get this question on our Facebook page and our clients and their families ask us daily what they can do with their gently used furniture and household items.
The sad reality is that