How is your Sniffer???
Can a Sniff Test Rule out Alzheimer’s? Researchers have known for years that the sense of smell is one of the first areas of the brain impacted by Alzheimer’s. That’s why people with early-stage Alzheimer’s often lose the ability to distinguish odors before memory symptoms get noticed. A new study shows that Seniors who perform […]Continue Reading
Feb 10, 2020
Senior Living Begins a ‘Decade of Disruption’?
As recession fears let up and historically low occupancy trends turn positive, the senior living industry may be able to rest a little easier about its prospects for 2020 — but it shouldn’t rest on its laurels, either. Many firms remain bullish on senior living. “I think [this year] will continue to be filled with […]Continue Reading
The Awkward Heirloom: No One Wants Grandma’s Fur
Families with vintage fur coats are grappling with a generational divide over an issue also roiling fashion and politics. WSJ write Ryan A. Smith tackled this question. The article is full of great advice including what today’s generation will do with the fur. “A vintage fur that you are unlikely to wear doesn’t have to […]Continue Reading
Feb 04, 2020
NASMM in the Wall Street Journal!
NASMM in the Wall Street Journal on Friday! “The Torturous Task of Downsizing” made easier & more enjoyable with a #SeniorMoveManager! Downsizing is hard. But the clean, clutter-free results are worth it. Read the entire article now. Downsizing Your Home Is Hard. How to Decide What’s Worth Keeping.Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
Jan 13, 2020
Older adults who are angry have worse health than older adults who are sad.
A recent CSA Blog focused on the difference between mental health when sad versus when angry. “As most people age, they simply cannot do the activities they once did, or they may experience the loss of a spouse or a decline in their physical mobility and they can become angry,” said Meaghan A. Barlow, MA, […]Continue Reading
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 […]Continue Reading
Hospice is changing the landscape of where people are dying
If you have worked with hospice in the past, I truly hope it was a good experience for you. For the first time in a least a half century, home has surpassed the hospital as the leading place to die in the United States. A new analysis of death data, published in the New England […]Continue Reading
Happy New Year
We are excited about the 2020 year and look forward to helping more families reduce the stress of downsizing and moving!Continue Reading