Hire a Senior Mover and Take the Anxiety Out of Your Next Move

Moving is stressful any way you slice it, but when you compound that stress with the emotions of leaving a home where you’ve lived for decades, it can be one of the most difficult things you can go through. The logistics can also be more complicated. That’s why it’s so important to hire movers or…

Living with a Roommate Has No Age Limits!

After I left home at 18, I had roommates for the next 22 years of my life. For some reason, a roommate is stereotyped as someone who is young and living life on a shoestring. Personally, I’ve never been a slave to stereotypes and I gladly let people live in my spare room until I…

home security

Whether living alone, or with a spouse or roommate, the vast majority of healthy older Americans want to be in their own homes and enjoy an independent life. There is no reason they shouldn’t be able to, provided they acknowledge vulnerability and take precautions to counteract it. The first step to enhancing your security, your…

eco

Interior decorating is all about the newest trends. The current ones: green, eco-conscious, handcrafted and sustainable. Modern home decor incorporates nature, considers the environment and utilizes natural and raw materials. For inspiration, get outside and get your hands dirty. Here are tips to creating natural and handcrafted designs for your eco-home. Seasonal Flowers & Plants…

liminality

Liminality is defined as “the ambiguity or disorientation that a person often feels when standing at the threshold between their previous way of structuring their identity, time, or community, and a new way that becomes necessary because of the transition into a new ‘life stage’.” “Why Isn’t Mom Feeling at Home Yet?” As the “baby…

Aging in Place – Staying Put and Staying Safe! You may have been having a hard time seeing the dials on the stove lately or perhaps you slipped on the stairs the other day and threw your kids into a tizzy. While you may still be able to function perfectly well on your own, thank…

Renovating before you sell your home can mean more money, but it’s not easy. You need to stay on a tight budget, because unforeseen costs are just part of doing business. You also need to know which types of renovations will give you the highest return on your investment. No matter what your renovation budget,…

Home modifications are alterations made to a home to facilitate long term care at home. Many homes are not conducive to someone with mobility issues, whether they stem from an injury, illness, or the natural aging process. By performing home modifications such as adding a wheelchair ramp, widening doorways, or remodeling a bathroom, the home…

There was probably a time, many years ago, when moving meant boxing up a few dishes and calling a friend who could loan you a pickup truck. Now however, if you’re like most older people, you have spent a lifetime lovingly filling your home with furniture, artwork and special mementos. Moving to a new home…

contractor

1. Not every new home builder is a room addition expert.  Building NEW is 99% of the time easier that adding on to an existing home. Before you put on that room addition, make sure your contractor has a portfolio of room additions that do not look like after thoughts. 2. Ask a contractor’s references…

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