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Stress and Seniors

 Posted by Website Administrator on August 2, 2021 at 10:00 AM
It doesn’t matter how old you are. As we mature the causes of stress may change but certainly, they do not diminish. It could be different things like helping your children move into adulthood with adult responsibilities or moving up in your job because of your accumulated experiences, or facing change such as downsizing, moving, or helping with grandchildren. So, what are some of the things you can do to help manage your stress? Here are a few ideas.

Deciding When to Help Your Parents Declutter

 Posted by George Pizzo on July 13, 2021 at 2:30 PM
Caring for your family can bring joy to your life. If you are caring for your parents and children, this can become complex. As your parents age, their needs and abilities change. If you’ve started to consider the next best move for Mom, Dad or another senior loved one, we have guidance on trigger moments that signify it may be time to talk about a plan. We have a list of significant changes that could indicate your parents may currently or soon need additional support.

Sandwiched Between Stuff: Combating Clutter

 Posted by George Pizzo on July 13, 2021 at 2:00 PM

A healthy home is important for any family. If you are a Sandwich Gen Caregiver that could include your children and parents too. Clutter-free homes are healthy environments that make it easier for each member of your household to be the best version of themselves. Many caregivers feel a burden to clear everything at once but keeping your space clear and clutter free could be a small task you do daily, weekly, or monthly if you are caring for parents or an older loved one.

The “Move Grandma Now” Checklist

 Posted by George Pizzo on July 13, 2021 at 1:30 PM
Without a comprehensive plan, families often scramble to identify and qualify the various resources needed to manage a move for senior loved ones. They must locate and hire trusted realtors, movers, downsizing experts, estate sale professionals, consignment shops, packing material suppliers, junk haulers or dumpster companies, housekeepers, repairmen, home stagers, financial advisors, attorneys, caregivers, pet sitters, and more! See tips gathered from experts to create a plan that can help you manage a move for an older adult.

Four Daily Exercises for Seniors

 Posted by George Pizzo on July 2, 2021 at 8:20 AM
These easy exercises you can do at home will quickly improve your strength, mobility and balance if you do them every day.It can be frustrating when we notice a decline in our physical ability as we age. Maybe it used to be easy to put the bag of dog food in your shopping cart, and now it’s difficult. Perhaps we trip more often as we walk, or the stairs are making us get out of breath. It’s easy to chalk it up to getting older, but there’s a lot ...

Don't Throw That Out! 5 Common Items Worth More Than You Think

 Posted by George Pizzo on June 25, 2021 at 1:00 PM
Are there priceless items in your cupboards and closets? The answer could be yes! From priceless paintings to retro comics, you could have more money in your home than you think. If you are ready to sort the gems from the junk in your home, here are a few commonly uncommon items worth a second look before they’re tossed in the trash.

Curating the Ultimate Upcycled Man Cave

 Posted by Dominick Pizzo on June 21, 2021 at 3:30 PM
June is Men’s Health month, and what better way to keep your sanity than enjoying your Man Cave? One of the most popular places men create is the man cave. A man cave can be an office, a den, a garage or any other space from a stylish basement bar or lounge to a gamer's paradise. According to thenest.com, "the average cost of a man cave is somewhere in the $5,000 to $10,000 range." Research has shown there may be a scientific link to mental we...

The Best Items to Upcycle for Your Summer Garden

 Posted by Website Administrator on June 14, 2021 at 1:00 PM
Summer is the perfect season for upcycled projects that enhance a beautiful outdoor space. Your patio, porch, garden, and yard are an extension of your living space that can be as cozy as your living room and bedroom with the right pieces. With the official start of the summer season only days away, this is the perfect time to make sure your outdoor space is ready for enjoyment. We are sharing a few inspired ideas for the best items to upcycle fo...

Is It Time To Downsize?

 Posted by George Pizzo on June 11, 2021 at 8:21 AM
Are you thinking about getting that dreaded task, downsizing, done and over with? We’ll show you how.Most of us accumulate things as time goes by and after years, or even decades, of living in the same house, it adds up. Kitchen drawers are stuffed full, closets are crammed, and the basement … we don’t even want to think about the boxes upon boxes stored there.Perhaps you’re considering a move into a smaller space, whether to cut costs or red...

Powers of Attorney, Explained

 Posted by George Pizzo on May 31, 2021 at 4:51 PM
Most of us don’t know what powers of attorney are until we need them. But we should all have at least one so decisions don’t need to be made on the fly — or by the courts. What Is a Power of Attorney?A power of attorney (POA) is a document that gives an agent the right to act on behalf of someone else. Five different types grant varying levels of authority. It’s important to note that the POA is by state. If you have POA for your uncle in...
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