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Helping a Senior Get Organized

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on January 9, 2019 at 8:15 AM
Getting organized offers many benefits to encourage healthy aging. With so many benefits to having an organized home like boosted mental clarity, lower stress levels, and lower risk of injury, why not get started reclaiming your space? The benefits can extend quality of life now and in the long run.

See our tips to help your senior loved one get organized!

5 Ways to STAY Organized

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on January 9, 2019 at 8:05 AM

You’ve gathered tips to stay organized, created a routine and plan to stick to it. So many of us start strong with our plans yet have trouble following through for more than a few weeks or months. Getting organized can be a daunting task when we abandon our plans. 

Read our 5 tips to convert your plan from simple steps and checkboxes into habits and lifestyle.

10 Ways to Get Organized

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on January 9, 2019 at 8:00 AM

A new year is a blank slate to transform your home and make life simpler.   According to a recent Huffington Post article 12 Surprising Ways Clutter Is Ruining Your Life, clutter “has proven, tangible effects on your mental and physical well-being.” What better way to improve your quality of life than to create a clean and orderly environment? Read our 10 tips to help you get organized!

Caring Transitions of Rochester is Celebrating Our Five-Year Anniversary!

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on November 2, 2018 at 8:41 AM
Time sure flies when you're having fun! Caring Transitions of Rochester is celebrating our five-year anniversary!Just five years ago, our first client hired us, and it's been a whirlwind ever since. Thank you for your friendship, encouragement, and support! 

Join us at the Aging with Options Expo!

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on October 4, 2018 at 11:33 AM
Please join Caring Transitions of Rochester at the Aging with Options Expo on Wednesday, October 10th! Our own Karen Menachof is a featured speaker at this event. CLICK HERE to listen to a recent radio interview with Karen about this event! She discusses the Expo, the Greater Rochester Area Partnership for the Elderly (GRAPE, the organization sponsoring the Expo), and her own company, Caring Transitions of Rochester.The Expo is free and open...

Is It Time to Move? 5 Questions to Ask

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on May 10, 2018 at 8:01 AM

Are you considering downsizing or moving to a “rightsized” home? Whether choosing to move now or later, you should start asking the right questions today. Begin by evaluating why you are considering a move and list the benefits you wish to gain and the not so desirable qualities of your current space.

Join Caring Transitions of Rochester at 'Everything You Need to Know About Downsizing and More!'

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on May 2, 2018 at 1:37 PM
Learn about downsizing for seniors from Caring Transitions of Rochester owner Karen Menachof at MVP Healthcare on May 9th! Menachof’s talk, “Everything You Need to Know About Downsizing and More!” will cover reasons for downsizing, how to do it yourself, available resources, and how to get started. The class will take place on Wednesday, May 9th, from 1:30-3:00pm, at MVP Health Care Wellness Center in Rochester, NY. This event is part o...

Caring Transitions of Rochester Featured in 55 Plus Magazine Article

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on March 8, 2018 at 12:43 PM
Caring Transitions of Rochester owner Karen Menachof was quoted extensively in 55 Plus Magazine's recent article, “Downsizing? Demand for Your Items May be Low.” This article tackles one difficulty of downsizing: parting with household items. Menachof lends her expertise and shares her experience and advice, including tips on how to best sell or donate antiques and other belongings. Read more here! 

#ElderCareChat Recap - OurParents.com

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on January 25, 2018 at 12:54 PM
Caring Transitions was pleased to join last week's #ElderCareChat, with President Chris Seman serving as an expert panelist. Seman engaged participants in an informative Twitter conversation about how to rightsize for senior living. The hour-long #ElderCareChat highlighted Caring Transitions' work in helping seniors organize, pack, de-clutter, move, and resettle into a new space. The topic was inspired by a recent blog post in which Caring Transi...

Planning to Downsize or Rightsize?

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on January 11, 2018 at 8:04 AM
As life changes, so does our use of space. For every milestone in our life, we use space differently. Whether you’re welcoming a new child, or proudly in the empty nest phase you may have decided the space you are in is no longer right for your needs. Preparing for a new rightsized space can be an overwhelming prospect. Planning for your move can help you manage the process over time. In preparation of a downsize or rightsize here are a few items...