Senior Moment: All That Stuff

I love this blog entry by Katie in Brooklyn about the emotional side of senior downsizing.  She says “when done properly, the move itself can be a happy time – a time for the senior to reinvent himself and plan for the future.”  What begins with overwhelm often turns into a rewarding and life-affirming process. by… Read more »

When Moving Seems Impossible

Here’s a great blog entry from the weekly New York Times blog for seniors called The New Old Age.  It’s a positive testimony to the stress-relieving and calming benefits of getting the help of a Senior Move Manager when moving is imminent.  A manager can help reduce family stressors.  “It really lets the adult child be… Read more »

What Boomers Want in a Retirement House

Practicality, affordability, and resalability top the list of priorities when boomers look at buying their retirement home.  Here’s an interesting article from Smart Money magazine. by Jeremy Olshan | Smart Money | October 13, 2011 Baby boomers want new homes that can stylishly accommodate the needs of aging. The blueprints for retirement are changing, homebuilders say,… Read more »

Moving Elderly Parents: Convincing Mom and Dad When They Don’t Want To

We all know how difficult the decision to move into assisted living can be.  While especially hard for the senior, the adult children are often conflicted about such a big move for mom and dad even when it looks like it’s time.  Talking about it together is absolutely necessary but broaching the subject can be painful. … Read more »