Help Your Aging Loved Ones Live Safely at Home
Where do you even start? When your aging parents are not ready to move but you are noticing some challenges, here are a few things you can do to help them continue to live safely in their home. Do a walkthrough with the lights off or in very low light. What are they not seeing? […]
Five Things to Consider Before Downsizing
Continuing the series in helping our parents and aging loved ones make the decision to downsize and/or move, this video covers the five key things to consider before downsizing. Remember the acronym B.A.L.L.S. Budget: This will be one of the most important factors to consider. What are your current living expenses? What extra expenses do you […]
When Your Children Say You Should Move
As she sat on the edge of her bed, in her 20×20 suite, I could tell that she really was anxious and wanted to leave. “I’m not happy here”, she said desperately as she looked into my eyes. “I want to go back home!” Mrs. Jones called me on a Wednesday morning. She stated that […]
Is It Time for a Career Change?
We had the honour of interviewing Wayne Pagani, a master certified career strategist with over 17 years of experience providing in-depth career management and employment services to diverse clients. In this interview, Wayne provides practical and hands-on tips that will help you make the leap from your current career to a new one. Some of […]
I Don’t Know Where to Start!
“I don’t know where to start!”, Marie exclaims as she looks at her mother’s closet, knowing that much of what is there has to go. Marie’s mother was just transfered from the hospital into a long-term care facility and she is now left with the charge of emptying her mother’s apartment in less than two […]
How Much Can I Get For It?
Your mother is moving into a retirement residence and you’re looking at her dining room set, which includes a china cabinet of fine china, silverplated serving sets and crystal glassware. You are sure they are worth money but you’re just not sure how much. Despite what these items were paid for many years ago, the […]
Navigating Transition with Ease & Grace
Facing major transition and having to navigate the challenges and the overwhelm is not an easy task. There are so many emotions involved that we often find ourselves stuck and not moving forward. Our interview with Kathleen Hanagan, transformational coach, psychotherapist and spiritual teacher, will help you look at your transition from a new and […]
What Is Truly Important
When I had my women’s personal development organization from 2002-2008, the foundational piece of what we stood for was being there for each other as we moved forward with our goals and aspirations. It was a group that was supportive, caring and we kept each other accountable for what was truly important in our lives. […]