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What is a VPN and Do I Need One?

 Posted by George Pizzo on January 29, 2022 at 3:09 PM
You’ve probably heard of virtual private networks (VPNs). We explain what they are and why you should probably be using one. The internet is a wonderful thing. But there are hazards to using it, especially for older adults who may not be aware of, say, the difference between being at the doctor’s office or being at home while checking their stock portfolio or email. There is a way to keep safer, more secure, and more private while browsing onl...

You Probably Have Fascia Pain and Don’t Know It

 Posted by George Pizzo on January 28, 2022 at 4:24 PM
Most people - men and women - experience myofascial pain syndrome at some time in their life, but it often goes undiagnosed.Fascia is the thin, white connective tissue that surrounds muscle groups, blood vessels, and each of your organs inside your body. This tissue contains nerve endings but is not entirely understood. Healthy fascia is made up of layers with a liquid called hyaluronan between each. Fascia should stretch as you move. But it can ...

Getting Organized - How to Create a Clean Routine

 Posted by Dominick Pizzo on January 28, 2022 at 10:00 AM
It’s time to create a plan to keep your home clean, and cleaning tasks simpler and streamlined. If you’ve noticed it’s becoming difficult to keep up with household chores, creating a clean routine could help. What’s a clean routine? A clean routine is a plan that divides cleaning chores into smaller daily tasks that helps you prevent clutter from piling up. Taking 15-30 minutes each day in concentrated spaces in your home can make clearing...

Is It Time to Get Organized? 10 Signs It Is!

 Posted by Dominick Pizzo on January 14, 2022 at 5:30 PM
Has your "stuff" taken over your space? The items that fill our homes can be cherished, but when those items start to get in the way, It may be time to clear clutter from your home. If you care for your home and an aging loved one too, this can become even more complex. We have signs to help you decide if your possessions are holding you or a loved one back from being organized. In both cases, we can easily become blind to the number of items ...

Tough Transitions Playbook

 Posted by Dominick Pizzo on January 7, 2022 at 4:00 PM
The holiday season is over and many people area are now left with a sobering realization that loved ones they hadn’t seen in more than a year need help. The warning signs that can be masked by distance like hygiene, trouble standing, and stacks of unpaid bills became obvious as families reunited with aging parents over the last few weeks. Now adult children are left with difficult questions about what to do next. Should we move mom to a senior...

The Gift of Giving Back

 Posted by Dominick Pizzo on December 15, 2021 at 3:00 PM
More than ever, communities are in need of caring neighbors ready to spread kindness to those in need. Seniors, families with children and the homeless are some of the vulnerable populations that could benefit from the kindness of simplistic donations from their neighbors. If you’re ready to give back, we have ideas for how to make an impact in your local community. Order Grocery Basics for a Neighbor Household survey data from Fall 202...

A Guide to Gifting Heirlooms

 Posted by Dominick Pizzo on December 15, 2021 at 12:00 PM
The holiday season is a time for giving, entertaining, and enjoying time spent making memories with family and friends. After a challenging year or more for many, meaningful moments have become more important. This rings true with gifts as well. Gifting heirlooms could be a way to share a legacy ready to be passed from one generation to the next. What is a gift-worthy heirloom? We often think an heirloom must be an extremely expensive item ...

Caregiver Burnout: How to Deal with the Emotional Tolls of Caregiving

 Posted by Dominick Pizzo on November 18, 2021 at 9:00 AM
Caregivers provide an essential and undervalued service to society by looking after the elderly and infirm. Without professional and casual carers, there’d be nobody to see to the needs and wellbeing of the vulnerable. However, the needs of the caregiver are often overlooked. As a family caregiver, failing to prioritize your own needs can have dire consequences. Click 'Read More' to learn how to prevent caregiver burnout.

Beat Black Friday — Shop Secondhand

 Posted by Dominick Pizzo on November 17, 2021 at 10:00 AM
Supply chain and transportation issues could cause major issues if you plan to shop traditionally on Black Friday. Waiting to purchase gifts in-store could leave you frustrated by empty shelves or back-ordered favorites. Click 'Read More' to see a few gift ideas you can find on CTBIDS.com or at a local Caring Transitions Estate Sale and get excited about saving.

How to Dodge Holiday Delays

 Posted by Dominick Pizzo on November 17, 2021 at 9:00 AM
This season of giving is here! Don’t let shipping and supply chain delays take away from the joy of giving gifts. Supply chain demand issues have created a unique retail experience this year. Click 'Read More' for a few gift ideas to help you dodge the expected holiday gift delays.
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