Mar 23, 2020
Ideas to help seniors cope with physical distancing! Great message from the CEO of Marquis Companies
#SendSeniorsLove & #VirtuallyVital As we all take this journey together through the COVID-19 pandemic, many of you have asked what you can do to help support and raise the spirits of our facility staff, residents, and patients. We’d like to take a moment to share with you some tangible ways you can do exactly that.Watch […]Continue Reading
The Alzheimer’s Association has virtual education and support groups!
Please review the flyer for the Alzheimer’s Association webinar offerings.Continue Reading
Mar 09, 2020
Scams and Cognitive Decline
Don’t think it can’t happen to you or to a loved one. Trust me, it happened to my family. The CSA Journal recently published a great article on this subject. The gradual nature of cognitive impairment onset and progression can make it difficult to identify. However, it’s imperative to watch for signs that may compromise […]Continue Reading
Mar 03, 2020
Soft Landings Cold, Flu & Virus Preparedness Plan
In the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, we wanted to let you know what we are doing to keep our team healthy and to reduce exposure to your community. While we have always had guidelines in place for cold and flu season, we thought it best now to let you know the extra precautions we […]Continue Reading
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