Feb 06, 2019
“Elderspeak” What is it?
Talking down to an elder is condescending and disrespectful, but so many people aren’t even aware they are doing it. Read this great article to learn what not to say! We would like to add not to call them by your personal words of endearment i.e., honey, sweetie, or pops. Be respectful, use proper names. […]Continue Reading
Jan 30, 2019
Retirement Connection- Connections!
Fun was had by all at the annual Retirement Connection guide kick off party. Thank you for connecting us with old and new friends.Continue Reading
Jan 22, 2019
Widowhood in America
It’s hard to know how to help and what to say to someone who has lost their spouse. This is a great article on how you can help and additional resources for help. Widowhood in America Part One: Surviving EmotionallyContinue Reading
Jan 16, 2019
Life Lessons I learned…
Don’t we all wish we had more wisdom? This is a great top 10 lists of those things we wish we knew when we were younger but didn’t know until we were 50. Pay close attention to number 6. 10 Life Lessons I wish I’d learnedContinue Reading
Jan 03, 2019
Happy New Year, 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 […]Continue Reading
Dec 18, 2018
Kudo’s for our team!
We have another very satisfied client. See what Jean has to say: “The sense of well being I have today is due in large part to Mia, Shirin, Heather and Kim. Not only is Soft Landings a brilliant concept, you have shown genius in hiring staff. The usual moving chaos was overcome with quiet competence, […]Continue Reading
Dec 12, 2018
MSN Awards Banquet
Congratulations to the award recipients at today’s MSN meeting. Our Founder, Theresa Pritchett, was honored to be nominated for the Leadership Award. C.A.R.E. Award Christy Turner Integrity Award Matt Preston Leadership Award Jennifer Cook Buman Marketing Professional of the Year Barrett West We are proud to work with all of these outstanding individuals.Continue Reading
Dec 05, 2018
Seniors Will Soon Outnumber Children, But the U.S. Isn’t Ready
In 2035 there will be more people in the US over 65 than under 18 for the first time in American History. This presents some challenges as we move forward. Read this great article for more insight! Unique Health ChallengesContinue Reading
Nov 27, 2018
Kiplinger article on using a Senior Move Manager when it’s time to Downsize
Great article on how a Senior Move Manager can really help when it’s time to downsize. Kiplinger: A Move Manager can helpContinue Reading
Nov 13, 2018
Need a great gift idea? Support a Caregiver
Support a caregiver this holiday season with the Eldercare 101 Book! Eldercare 101 is an organized, easy-to-understand guide for families and caregivers in need of help as they care for their aging loved ones. The book is organized into “6 pillars of aging wellbeing”: legal, financial, living environment, social, medical, and spiritual. Each pillar, explored by […]Continue Reading