Dark Passages

Dark Passages

Source link: http://bit.ly/1k5YKKs We know we are going to get in serious trouble for even suggesting that journals qualify as CRUD. If you have de-cluttered as many homes as we have then you would know why we include these iconic digests of personal misery in the category. When we were growing up the practice was … Continue reading

How Much Do Feelings Weigh?

How Much Do Feelings Weigh?

A noted speaker walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they’d be asked the “half empty or half full” question. Instead, with a smile on her face, she inquired: “How heavy is this glass of water?” Answers called out ranged from 8 … Continue reading

Why Wait? Downsizing Minus Regrets

Why Wait? Downsizing Minus Regrets

Susan Borax- Good Riddance Professional Organizing Solutions – Practically Daughters Senior Move Managers If you have been in your home for over 20 years, no doubt you have accumulated enough furniture, decorations, clothing, tools and paper to at least cause a shudder as you contemplate what to do with it all. Moving to a smaller … Continue reading

Tips for Spending Less in Retirement

Tips for Spending Less in Retirement

If you’re like most of us, you looked forward to retirement. You have more free time to do the things you enjoy. But sometimes having more time means you spend more money. How do you rein in your spending if you’re spending more than you think you should? I suggest following a four-step process I … Continue reading

Claris Healthcare Announces Claris One™-an Affordable Solution to Connect Adults and Their Aging Parents

Claris Healthcare Announces Claris One™-an Affordable Solution to Connect Adults and Their Aging Parents

All-in-one device providing independence for older seniors and peace of mind for families SOURCE: MARKETWIRED VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – June 17, 2014) – Claris Healthcare today introduced Claris One™, an easy-to-use countertop device that offers family members the ability to connect with their aging parents and share the responsibility of caregiving. Claris One™ is an … Continue reading

World Elder Abuse Day

World Elder Abuse Day

British Columbia recognizes June 15th as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Every year an estimated 5 million older people are victims of elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation. And that’s only part of the picture: Experts believe that for every case of elder abuse or neglect reported, as many as 23 cases go unreported. Elder abuse … Continue reading