You may have started noticing that your loved ones are having challenges when it comes to the maintenance of their home or other daily living activities. They may be struggling with lawn and yard maintenance, or going up and down stairs. Perhaps they are struggling with cooking and cleaning. If
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?
You want to help your parents or a loved one 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
It’s a question that I get all the time. “How do I approach the subject of downsizing and moving with my aging loved ones?” It’s not easy when you are beginning to notice challenges they may be facing living in their home. There are things you can do to approach
It can be so overwhelming looking at all the clutter and “stuff” you’ve accumulated over the years. You know it’s time to clear out the space and let go but you don’t know where to start.
You may be saying to yourself:
“I’m overwhelmed and I do not know
There’s an expression, “mighty oaks from little acorns grow.” Well that expression bloomed into a mighty reality last week as we organized the delivery of donations from the July 27th Hang-Up Help Out event. We were on board from the moment we heard about this event, but we had no
Thanksgiving weekend is upon us and it’s tradition to spend time with family while enjoying a delicious turkey dinner and all the fixings.
As you prepare for the celebration ahead, think of ways to honour your family traditions not only this weekend but regularly. What can you do weekly or
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