Achieving Simplicity

Every person views a simple life differently. For me, achieving simplicity means eliminating the unnecessary, choosing serenity over chaos, and spending time on what's important in my life—identifying what’s important and getting rid of everything else. But, achieving simplicity is a bit more complicated than that. We suggest picking one of the areas below and working through each of them as you feel comfortable. “Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify, simplify.” — Henry David Thoreau  …

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Senior Downsizing

Around 51% of retirees over the age of 50 decide to move and downsize. This can be an emotional process, especially if you’ve lived in one place for a while. The following tips can help you decide if downsizing is right for you and make the process easier. Reasons to Downsize Weather. According to one study, 25% of older adults plan to move to a warmer climate. Logistics. Stairs, long driveways, outdated bathrooms, and other infrastructure can make it…

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Tackling Spring Cleaning This Year

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  • Post last modified:July 26, 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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Honoring Caregivers This Holiday Season

Family Caregivers are all unique individuals. Some people live with the person they care for 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Other caregivers provide supportive care. The individual whose care they manage may live in their own home or a facility and require assistance from family members.  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 at no…

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Fall Goals Check In

Did you know September is National Self-Improvement Month? With summer winding down and the kids heading back to school, it’s the perfect time to check in and see how your goals for the year are coming. Many people use SMART Goals to set themselves up for success during the year. We showed you how here. Even with that approach, it’s possible to “fall off the wagon” and “fail” at your goals. If that’s happened to you, here’s how to…

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