Posts in category "organizing seniors"

Purging The Parent; When Should You Start

I went home last week to take care of my mom after she had surgery. I hadn’t been home in several years since we usually meet at my sisters for holidays. As I started on my two days of cooking/ freezing food, I was having trouble finding things in an over full kitchen. Every cabinet... Read more »

Your Parents Stuff; How to Get Through It And Keep Your Sanity

It’s a part of life. Losing a parent or a family member. Its not something that we look forward to or want to deal with. When it happens, it generally hits us like a ton of bricks. How does one grieve and deal with a parents/relatives stuff. One step at a time. Whether its your... Read more »

Organizing Your Estate Papers

It’s a horrible and tragic thing to lose a loved one. Its even worse when the family has to spend time piecing together the estate paperwork along with clearing out the family home. The Wall Street Journal featured an article in 2011 called “The 25 Documents You Need Before  You Die”. This article is a... Read more »

Seniors and Safety; Its more than being organized

As you can imagine, I get a lot of calls from adult children who are worried about their parents. With a long life expenctancy, kids are doing what they can to keep their parents independent and in their homes as long as possible. This means making some serious changes. When you live in a decent... Read more »