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“Moving” Verb or Adjective?

 Mov-ing: verb – to go from one place of residence to another   Mov-ing: adjective – stirring deeply in a way that evokes a strong emotional response   What is the first thing you think about when someone mentions they will be “moving”? Usually it’s the hassle of packing all the boxes, the big moving truck pulling up…

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When You Have to Move

Planning for a Move Change is hard. We all get into a rhythm in life, and disruption can throw us off balance and increase our stress. Seniors, young children, and those involved in an involuntary move may have a particularly difficult time with the transition. For them, relocation can feel…

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D is for Den

Whether you call it the den or the family room, this area of your home is a great place to relax, enjoy downtime and hang out with family and friends.  This multipurpose room is more than just a gathering place for people. It can also be a gathering place for…

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Take a Second Look

  You’ve found your new place to live.  You are excited about it. You’ve walked around in it, sat in it, and even pictured yourself living it in.  You know how many bedrooms it has, if it has a porch, or if you need to use an elevator.  These are…

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Entryways

Coming Home…Heading Out. Enter…Exit…Repeat. The entryway is the first thing you see as you arrive and the last thing you see as you leave. You may come and go through the front door, the side door, the back door or even through the garage door. We work hard to keep…

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“Moving” Verb or Adjective?

 Mov-ing: verb – to go from one place of residence to another   Mov-ing: adjective – stirring deeply in a way that evokes a strong emotional response   What is the first thing you think about when someone mentions they will be “moving”? Usually it’s the hassle of packing all the boxes, the big moving truck pulling up…

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“Organizing” a Top 5 New Year’s Resolution

What is “organizing”? It is not just color sorting your socks or alphabetizing your spices. Organizing is about uncovering what is important to you. It is intentionally arranging things to give certain possessions priority and to make our lives more enjoyable and function better.  It does not mean perfection.  Everything…

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On top of my table

  From start to finish, a move for a senior can be an overwhelming process. Let’s walk through the journey together with this fun ballad. It flows to the tune of “On Top of Old Smokey”. On top of my table, all covered with stuff, Are decades of treasures, going…

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Surviving the 12 Days of Christmas

So you are ready for holidays, but are you prepared for the things that come with it? You probably know the “12 Days of Christmas” song and the many gifts the true love gives. Have you ever stopped to think what they did with all those gifts? There’d be no…

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Transitions

  Although you may not frequently move from one home to another, you may go through mini-moves within your living spaces. Perhaps a better term to describe it would be a transitioning.  There are a variety of housing transitions that can occur throughout our lives.  There might be a time…

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Fall Fling Organizing #2

The holidays are quickly approaching, and you might be anticipating visits from relatives or friends. Get ready for those guests by taking a few minutes each week to do an “organizing fling” of frequently used items. This month, we’re focusing on sheets, towels, serving platters, and games.  If you thoughtfully…

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Downsizing the decorations

The holidays are coming and soon we will be pulling out the decorations.  Items that stay packed away for most of the year will get their moment in the light.  But what does that have to do with downsizing or moving?  Well, when we think of downsizing our things, we…

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