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September 2019

Sep 09, 2019

Plan to attend the 2019 Tigard Senior Expo!

We are looking forward to meeting new people and visiting with old friends at this year’s Tigard Senior Expo. With over 80 vendors and free classes, the event will have something for everyone.  One of the Eldercare 101 co-authors, will be discussion our Eldercare 101 Book!

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Sep 04, 2019

Eliminating the Downer in Downsizing your Parents!

Moving our aging parents and sorting through a lifetime full of memories can be quite a daunting task. That’s where a Certified Senior Move Managers can help. This week on Parents Are Hard To Raise Diane’s special guest expert, Mary Kay Buysse, executive director of the National Association of Senior Move Managers tells us how […]

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August 2019

Aug 28, 2019

Nobody wants my mother’s four-poster bed. Should I take it?

It’s a common dilemma for a lot of adult children. The adult children are there to help their aging parents but not sure they want the left over things.  Sometimes, there are no leftover things. Below is a great article by the Chicago Tribune addressing this very complicated issue. Nobody wants my mother’s four-poster bed. […]

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Aug 20, 2019

Downsizing or Decluttering? How to get rid of stuff

Downsizing or Decluttering? How to get rid of stuff This is a popular topic for almost everyone right now. Whether you are thinking of selling you home or just tired of the clutter, it’s time to get rid of things.  Below is an article from the Washington Post to get you started! How to get […]

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Soft Landings is Hiring!

Soft Landings, Solutions for Seniors is hiring! Our 8-person staff helps older adults relocate. We help our clients downsize, pack their belongings and unpack and completely resettle their new home.  Although we are not movers and seldom lift things over 35 lbs., the work is very physical. Our team members come from varied backgrounds and […]

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Aug 06, 2019

Would you like a purple toilet?

To my surprise, a purple Toilet showed up on my front porch recently! Turns out it’s a fundraiser for Alzheimer’s. If you would like this gem delivered to a “friend” contact us! We will gladly share the information. It’s only $35 to have it removed! ALZ fundraiser Video

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July 2019

Jul 31, 2019

Think twice before having that second drink

One in 10 older adults binge drinks, increasing health risks. Indeed, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism recommends that people over age 65, who are otherwise healthy with no chronic diseases limit their Alcohol & Marijuana use. Read this article about the health risks. One in 10 older adults, may be drinking too […]

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Jul 23, 2019

Now and Then, Then is Now …. sometimes Vintage is In!

Whether you were globetrotting with Gucci in the 70s… Luxuriating in Yves Saint Laurent in the 80s… Or vacationing in Versace in the 90s… There may be a market for your quality vintage goods. There are many ways to sell your vintage goods: Locally through an estate sale Online using websites like Therealreal.com or Poshmark.com […]

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