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DIY Gifts from the Heart for Memory Impaired Parents

 Posted by Charlotte Henderson on May 10, 2018 at 8:22 AM

Birthday’s, anniversaries, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or any other holiday, important moments are often commemorated with a gift. Finding the right gift for those you love can be a complex task, especially when your loved one is memory impaired. We have a set of guidelines and gift ideas to help you give thoughtful gifts appropriate for their memory stage.

Simplifying Relocation for Memory Impaired Seniors

 Posted by Charlotte Henderson on May 10, 2018 at 8:18 AM

Many families and friends face the challenge of relocating a senior loved one impacted by memory impairment issues like Alzheimer’s or Dimentia. This process can be a challenge for the senior loved one often feeling confused or finding it difficult to remember happenings from one moment to the next. For supportive family and friends assuring your loved one of safety, security, and affection is compounded with the tedious process of organizing the relocation itself. We have 3 tips to help you simplify this process.

Is It Time to Move? 5 Questions to Ask

 Posted by Charlotte Henderson on May 10, 2018 at 8:01 AM

Are you considering downsizing or moving to a “rightsized” home? Whether choosing to move now or later, you should start asking the right questions today. Begin by evaluating why you are considering a move and list the benefits you wish to gain and the not so desirable qualities of your current space.

Family Fun: A Happy Customer Tells His Story

 Posted by Charlotte Henderson on April 26, 2018 at 10:20 AM
Family Fun  You don’t often hear those two words when having to liquidate an estate. But for a recent Caring Transitions of Charlottesville (CTC) client, the experience ended up exactly that – family fun.  Increasingly today, many Baby Boomers are faced with the task of sorting, cleaning and liquidating the house of a parent who has passed away. It can be a daunting task that becomes more challenging if the children live in different ci...

Event: Bollywood Dance Movement & Fitness on Wednesday, June 27

 Posted by Charlotte Henderson on April 13, 2018 at 1:53 PM
Bollywood Dance Movement & Fitness We all know that movement is important, why shouldn't it also be fun?! Bollywood Dance is a glamorous style of dance coming out of the Hindi film industry. Its roots lie in classical Indian dance, but it is a fusion of many different styles from all over the world. Bollywood Dance is often high energy, but this workshop is adapted to include all skill levels and abilities. You're invited to see Jess Mil...

Event: The Power of Tea on Wednesday, May 9th

 Posted by Charlotte Henderson on April 13, 2018 at 1:28 PM

3 Reasons Seniors Should Declutter

 Posted by Charlotte Henderson on April 6, 2018 at 9:45 AM

In the last 50 years, most American homes have tripled in size with each one accumulating an average of 300,000 items. As time passes and families warm these homes with loving moments and touching memories, we become connected to each item in our possession over the years.


Stress and Clutter: 4 Tips to Reduce Stress

 Posted by Charlotte Henderson on April 6, 2018 at 9:38 AM
Have you ever said “if I could just clear some of this clutter, I’d feel a lot better?” Well, you may be on to something. According to a recent Huffington Post article, clutter “has proven, tangible effects on your mental and physical well-being.”

Thrifty Ways to Declutter the Entryway, Living Room, & Kitchen 

 Posted by Charlotte Henderson on April 6, 2018 at 9:18 AM

Clutter can quickly take over any space. For busy families or couples a small amount of clutter is inevitable. This article will walk through thrifty ways to keep common areas decluttered with items you can find at estate sales, online auctions, and thrift stores.

5 Things Every Realtor Should Know When Selling for Seniors 

 Posted by Charlotte Henderson on April 6, 2018 at 8:42 AM
We are excited to present the first article in our Caring Transitions Owner Expert Series written by, Caring Transitions of Rochester Owner and Realtor Karen Menachof, for Caring Transitions.   When choosing housing or buying and selling real estate, the needs of older adults and their families can be complex. Often complicated by issues such as family dynamics, deteriorating health, personal loss and financial constraints. Senior Real Estate exp...
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