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February 2019

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. […]

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January 2019

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 Emotionally

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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 learned

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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 […]

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December 2018

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, […]

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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.

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November 2018

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 […]

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