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How do you organize downsizing effectively?

Downsizing can be a hard transition at any point in life.  We’ve put together some suggestions to make this move an easier one. Folded Clothes Select the dresser / chest(s) you will take to the new apartment.  Clean it out, and re-pack with your clothes just the way you will use it in everyday.  *If you don’t have a linen closet, you will need to […]

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Top 5 Points to Consider When Planning Your Downsizing Move

Organizational Suggestions for Furniture and Other “Stuff” Whether you want to stay in the home you’ve owned for years or not, sometimes it’s no longer functional.  Downsizing to a smaller home may be the practical choice for you and your family.  Here are five suggestions on how to properly plan downsizing. 1.  PRIORITIZE When planning a downsize move, organizations is a key component.  The best […]

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Why You Should Remodel to ‘Aging in Place’ Now

Near the end of When Harry Met Sally, Billy Crystal races to find Meg Ryan at a New Year’s party. When he finally gets to her, he tells her he ran because “When you know you want to spend the rest of your life with someone, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.” You should think about aging-in-place remodeling the […]

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How Utilizing A Hoyer Lift Is Actually Better For Patient Care

In relation to home healthcare, there are several things that can be helpful and a Hoyer lift is certain one of them. There are many reasons to use a lift, but perhaps two of the more important reasons are for comfort and safety. The caregiver has the responsibility of maneuvering or transferring a patient while inflicting as little pain as possible and doing it in […]

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Home Safety Begins With the First Step

We all know that the garage can be a scary space-the ultimate storage location for equipment for sports, gardening, car repair and storage for everything under the sun. We often believe, too, that if you put an appliance that is broken in the garage, there is a repair spirit who will come and fix it…the toaster repair version of the tooth fairy. This is really […]