Estate Clearing

Comprehensive Checklist for Downsizing a Home, Making the Move, and Settling In

Here is a fantastic article  and comprehensive checklist for the downsizing tasks associated with a move into smaller quarters.  There is a link to another article by the Family Caregiver Alliance called Home Away from Home: Relocating Your Parents that is equally informative and covers the entire gamut of issues involved when beginning to consider moving a… 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 »

The Pearls Are Mine!

By Kelly Greene | Wall Street Journal | February 4, 2012 Marky Olson, a 63-year-old Seattle blogger, hit rock bottom the day she sneaked eight photo albums out of her parents’ apartment and chucked them in a dumpster. Already, she had spent two years trying to make a dent in the stuff crammed into her parents’ two-car… Read more »