There are commonly known staples for retirement living options: assisted living, retirement residences, purchasing a condo and/or downsizing. Few know that the options actually go well beyond that. No person’s retirement scenario is the exact same and your options should be just as varied.
Organizing the estate of a loved one after they’ve passed is a difficult process, emotionally and logistically. The executor will have the most responsibility in this situation and if you are assisting in the process, look to them for instruction.
What’s the difference between bringing in a professional for your organization overhaul and doing it yourself? Ultimately, it’s the difference between a disaster and a success.
The holidays are over and it’s time to turn your attention to the clean up. Normally a fairly arduous job, proper organizing, and preparation can make this task a breeze!
While smaller homes and apartments certainly have their benefits (cheaper to furnish, less to maintain, lower rent/mortgage etc.), they aren’t without their struggles. At times, adding one new item to a smaller space can look like you added ten.
Relocating offices for a business of any size can be incredibly stressful, often times more so than the average home move. Several people’s jobs and livelihood are dependent upon an efficient relocation. The path to success in this regard is, as always, careful planning.
Bringing up potentially moving or downsizing is often a tricky subject for adult children. It’s unpleasant for a number of reasons:
The prospect of moving, let alone downsizing, is especially daunting for seniors. For them, they face potentially letting go of decades worth of memories. It’s our job as a loved one to aid them in the process: bringing up the topic, easing their fears and aiding in the actual transition.
The build up and planning of your big downsizing strategy is half the battle. With these 15 downsizing tips, we’ve got you covered right up to moving day.
Sentimentality and a comfort in the familiar make for habits that are hard to break. So when it comes time to decide if you need to purge unnecessary items and downsize your space, it can be daunting at any age. It doesn’t have to be though. This post will present the major concerns that should […]