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January 2020

Jan 22, 2020

A New TV Series on the Upside of Downsizing!

Must-see TV! Check out Matt Paxton‘s new show on downsizing the family home! It’s terrific…if you enjoy real-life stories of families, their shared history, and the memories & mementos that bind them. ‘Legacy List’ shows that moving out is about memories, not money. Also, here’s a great article that appeared in Next Avenue a few days ago about the show.

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Stop! Don’t put those unwanted gifts in the closet

Did you get a gift over the holidays that you really don’t want? Rather than putting the gift in storage or in your closet, try one of these great ideas! Sell on ebay, craigslist or facebook marketplace Regift to someone who will love it Return for store credit Donate to a charity Swap them with […]

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December 2019

Dec 10, 2019

During the Holiday season…. It may be wise not to buy more stuff

We were thrilled to learn that NASMM was mentioned yesterday on NPR’S iconic, highly ranked show, Fresh Air with  Terry Gross. Terry interviewed Adam.Minter, the author of the insightful new book, “Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale.” The Fresh Air show is also archived as its own podcast, so the reach for this show will be longer in […]

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Dec 05, 2019

Congratulations to the MSN Award Winners!

CONGRATULATIONS TO The 2019 MSN ANNUAL AWARDS WINNERS! Marketing Professional of the Year Deborah Threadgill, Threadgill’s Memorial Services C.A.R.E. Award Cathy Fallon-Weeg, Mt Hood Senior Solutions Integrity Award Michael Rose, Rose Elder Law Leadership Award Matt Preston, Home Instead Senior Care-West Portland & Lake Oswego Non-Profits: A Caring Closet, Clark County Alzheimer’s Association, Multnomah County […]

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November 2019

Nov 19, 2019

Are you a caregiver with someone with Alzheimer’s or Dementia?

Have you wondered where you can meet with others “in the same boat” to have a relaxed conversation about real issues?  We have a great Solution for you. The Memory Café welcomes caregivers and people with dementia. For some, it’s a place to learn more about their new diagnosis. For others, it’s a place to […]

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Nov 13, 2019

How to celebrate holidays with Seniors in Assisted Living

This is for all the wonderful caregivers out there. Thank you! Not sure what will work and won’t work for your loved ones over the holidays? Check out these three great tips! Holidays in assisted living can still be fun, festive, and meaningful even if it means embracing new traditions. Let’s Celebrate!

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