This is the second in a 3-part series about how to clear your clutter and rediscover the joy of space. We’ve based it on the book, The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and Your Family from a Lifetime of Clutter, by Margareta
Let’s face it. We Americans are up to our eyeballs in stuff. I heard a statistic recently that 1 in 7 of us has at least one room in the house filled with stuff we never use. And, according to the Department of Energy, 25% of people with two-car
To better protect seniors from medical identity theft, the Social Security Administration will be issuing new Medicare cards – without the Social Security number – to all Medicare beneficiaries starting in April. The Social Security number will be
For most of us, the loss of an aging loved one is a sad, and often overwhelming occasion. Even when we’ve been mentally preparing ourselves, due to their long-term illness or advanced age, unpredictable emotions can kick in and temporarily put the
According to the National Council on Aging, approximately 10% of adults over age 65 have experienced some form of elder abuse. Elder abuse includes physical, emotional and sexual abuse, exploitation, neglect, abandonment, and financial abuse.
You’ve had “the conversation” with your aging parents and they’ve made it very clear that they want to age in place. As time goes by, however, you notice that they’re having increasing difficulty with some basic activities – meal preparation,