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October 2019

Oct 01, 2019

Want to know the best move you can make in retirement?

Why downsizing and moving to a retirement home could be the best move you make! There are two kinds of moves that occur when you’re older. Ailing seniors enter a nursing home, while healthy retirees may decide to relocate to an assisted-living facility or continuing care retirement community. Follow the three Ps to increase the […]

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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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