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Feb. 5, 2019

Senior Housing: There are Lots of Options

As people get older,  life changes and it is only natural to think of the next stages in your life. Depending on what stage you are in or what level of care you need will determine what your next move might be.  In today society there are lots of senior ...

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Sept. 23, 2015

Downsizing Step Five: Giving Keepsakes to Children

 

The final step to downsizing is giving your keepsakes to children.  When you are moving it is a great time to give some of those keepsakes to your kids.  They could be your kids arts and crafts, family photos, thing that they will cherish and can use to start their ...

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Sept. 23, 2015

Downsizing Step Four: Throw Out Strategies

Moving Word Cardboard Boxes Relocation Packed to GoWe have talked about four steps to properly downsizing when you are moving.  Step five is a key step, it is your throw out strategies.  This step could make your downsizing and moving a lot easier.  When deciding on what is to be donated or goes to the trash depends on ...

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Sept. 23, 2015

Downsizing – Step one: Space Planning

Downsizing can be a difficult task.  Moving from a larger home to a smaller can be very challenging.  Most homeowners have collected valuable items and memories over long periods of time make it especially difficult.

How do you know what you need?  What are the most important items?  How do I ...

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Sept. 23, 2015

Do You Need a Will? YES!

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Do you need a will?  The answer is YES!!!  A will is the one most important documents you will create for yourself and your family.  It is a document created to protect you and your family in case a tragedy happens.  There are items in the will that will need ...

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Sept. 23, 2015

Downsizing Step Two: Assess Future Needs

 

We already went through step one which was space planning in downsizing.  Lets look at step two:  Assess future needs.  Basically, that is looking at what you need not what you have.  Everyone can make up a reason why they need to keep items when they move.  When moving or ...

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Sept. 23, 2015

Five Reasons to Retire in Atlanta

 

After long years of hard work and sacrifices, you finally understand, you want to make the most out of your golden years! There are surprisingly growing numbers of retirees in Atlanta, noting Atlanta as an interesting retirement area in Georgia.  Why retire in Atlanta?

Five Reasons to Retire in Atlanta ...

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Sept. 23, 2015

Aging In Place: A Checklist to Help Transition

five_reasons_to_retire_in_atlantaThere comes a time when living conditions do not meet your or a loved ones needs.The current home does not work and you cannot modify it to Age In Place.    If so, that is okay.  There are many different choices for housing now than ever before. In order ...

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Sept. 23, 2015

Why did I become a Seniors Real Estate Specialist?

SRESRecently I got my certification for Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES).  It was an important certification to me because I have always had an interest in working with aging individuals.  Back when I was at the University of Nebraska, I took a course in Gerontology and was very interested in that ...

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Sept. 23, 2015

How to be an Effective Caregiver

What makes an Effective Caregiver?

Meeting the requirements of a healthcare agency does not mean that the caregiver is effective. There are many aspects that are needed to be an effective caregiver. The question is -what makes an effective caregiver if licenses and training are not the sole basis?

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