Solutions for Overwhelmed Caregivers

May is National Aging Life Care Month and highlights solutions for overwhelmed caregivers. The resources below help caregivers cope with the challenges of caring for a loved one. Next Step in Care Check out their website for easy-to-use guides to help you work closely with your loved one's healthcare providers and ensure safe and smooth transitions for those moving to out-of-home care facilities. Eldercare Locator Eldercare Locator is a service of the US Administration on Aging. It provides resources…

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Get Ready for Summer with Our Best Organizing Tips

  • Post category:Organizing
  • Post last modified:May 6, 2022

With the weather turning warmer, our thoughts turn to outdoor projects, entertaining, and enjoying the lazy days of summer. We’re finishing up our spring cleaning and organizing and wanted to share some of our favorite organizing tips.  There is no one-size-fits-all approach to organization. But, of course, there are some fundamental guidelines for organizing oneself. Often, the most challenging part is getting started. So, start small, but start! Some organizing methods advocate for room-by-room organization, while others promote an…

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Elder Financial Abuse and Undue Influence

According to the FBI, Over 92,000 victims over the age of 60 reported $1.7 billion in losses in 2021. In addition, it is predicted that the number of Americans aged 65 and older will nearly double from 52 million in 2018 to 95 million by 2060, and that their share of the total population will rise from 16 percent to 23 percent during that time period. Elder fraud is likely to become more prevalent as the elderly population grows,…

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Tackling Spring Cleaning This Year

  • Post category:Cleaning
  • Post last modified:April 6, 2022

Spring cleaning your entire home can feel overwhelming. By breaking it down into smaller chunks, you’ll ensure it all gets done. Start by making a plan you can stick to, with different rooms and the tasks for each one. For each room, start by decluttering and gather your cleaning supplies before you start.  Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, which means we may receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something we have recommended. This…

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5 Basic Elements of Financial Literacy

The need for money is inevitable, just like change. While you may not be able to control all the financial changes, having a plan will enable you to weather them easier. Financial literacy - being empowered to make good financial choices - is something every adult needs. Start with these basics. Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, which means we may receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something we have recommended. This commission comes…

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