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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

The new reality show: An elder in an empty apartment

By Marianne Delorey I’ve never been much for reality TV, but there is one show that hits home in my profession. The show is Design...

Fences and bridges can separate and reconcile groups

By Marianne Delorey© Everyone has heard that birds of a feather flock together. It is a normal part of human nature to seek out people...

Moving mom and dad: Some practical tips

By David J. Dowd Moving is a major life stressor at any age. Whether you are young, or old it can be a burden mentally...

What to fix and what not to fix when selling a home

By David J. Dowd When it’s time to sell a home, one of the hardest decisions is what to fix or repair. In order to...

Five steps to a clutter free new year

By David J. Dowd Empower yourself to live the way you want in the new year with a pre-holiday resolution to de-clutter your house —...

Best time to sell a house is sooner rather than later

By David J. Dowd The best time to sell a house can be a financial or lifestyle decision. A common phrase is, “I wish I...

Widening the gaps

By Marianne Delorey We, as a society, have created an elaborate safety net for all people. These systems were put in place to help everyone...

Holidays are occasions to check parents’ wellbeing

By Nancy J Coulter The holidays are quickly approaching — a time of year when most of us choose to visit with family and friends....

Moving on

Let’s face it, moving is hard for anyone. For an elder, especially one leaving their family home, moving involves extraordinary courage, a financial commitment, and a lot of hard work. Not everyone gets to plan their move, but great things happen when they are able to be part of the process. Here are a few of my favorite stories about the people who have done this.

How to decide when senior housing is better than home

By Marianne Delorey As a provider of housing, I know that my biggest competition is not the fancy new apartments down the street. It is...