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Transition Issues for the Elderly and Their Families

A thorough article by Avrene L. Brandt, Ph.D. Licensed Clinical Psychologist on reducing relocation stress.

Emergency Preparedness Survival Station

When (not if) a natural disaster or emergency arises, will you be prepared to deal with the loss of roadways, medical attention, water, food, and more? Don’t chance it. Take some time to set up an emergency preparedness survival station in your home.

100 Best Organizing Tips for the Tidiest Home Ever

Your mess is simply no match for these helpful solutions.

Resident Safety: Disposing of Hazardous Material

While most things can safely be thrown away with normal trash, a lot of dangerous items are hiding in plain sight and often get thrown in the mix. So who is in charge of disposing of hazardous material? 

What it Means to Hold Space for Someone

When we hold space for other people, we open our hearts, offer unconditional support, and let go of judgement and control.

How to Create a Home Inventory

If you're just setting up a household, starting a home inventory is relatively simple. If you’ve been living in the same house for many years, however, the task of creating a list can seem daunting—but it doesn’t have to be.

 

16 Home Skills You Should Know by the Time Your 30 

Whether you’re a homeowner or a perpetual renter, there are certain skills that are really helpful to know.

LINKS

Ready.gov

A site put together by FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, with great checklists for creating an emergency plan and putting together an effective disaster supplies kit in case of earthquakes, fires or flooding.

National Caregivers Library

This website offers many helpful checklists for those caring for loved ones.

Medicare.gov 

This is the official U.S. government site for Medicare. You'll find many answers and very useful information here.