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5 Ways to Capture Family Stories

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on November 18, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Every family is unique. There are amazing stories to be told through family history and new lasting memories. As you gather with family throughout the holiday season, this could be the perfect time to learn more about exceptional historical moments and the intriguing lives members of your family led. It is important to remember learning more about family should bring you closer to your family without feeling intrusive or inconsiderate.

We have five ideas to make understanding more about your heritage simple, informative, and enjoyable.

Creating A Cozy Holiday Home

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on November 13, 2019 at 7:30 AM

From lush rich textures to the warm glow of the right lighting, creating a cozy space is a large part of the allure of the holiday season. When you gather with family and friends, you want your home to feel warm and inviting for each of your guests.

Moving the Clutter Before the Move

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on April 9, 2019 at 8:40 AM

Before your next move, consider streamlining to make your move simpler. One of the biggest mistakes many make is clinging to clutter longer than necessary. Most households acquire a host of cherished items over time. Eventually, you may find yourself surrounded by more possessions than you can handle in your next space.

Decluttering to Rightsize: 5 Tips

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on February 11, 2019 at 8:05 AM

Whether you are considering retiring in your own home or moving to a new space, it is important to create a plan to do so comfortably. There are many issues that arise that can make the upkeep and maintenance of the home a challenge.

Preparing for a new "rightsized" space can be an overwhelming prospect, especially when you have a home full of memory and keepsakes to go through. 

20 Fun Questions To Learn Your Family's Story

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on November 19, 2018 at 9:30 AM
Senior family members hold a wealth of knowledge and information. They can be the doorway to learning, understanding, and tracing lineage. We often want to hear the unique stories and experiences our senior relatives have but are never sure where to start the conversation.

We put together 20 fun questions to help you start family history conversations with ease and get the entire family involved, young and old, during holiday gatherings.

5 Steps to Declutter Your Holiday Decor

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on November 19, 2018 at 9:00 AM

It’s time to Deck the Halls, but you’ve noticed decorating for the holiday season has become more burden than bliss. Over the years you collect ornaments and holiday knick-knacks with lots of love and memories connected to each piece. Unfortunately, many of us end up with more memorable ornaments than we have room for. This is a sign to declutter before you decorate! Decluttering holiday decorations can save you time and money while allowing you to take inventory of all the wonderful items you want to preserve for holidays to come.

We put together a few tips and tricks to get your holiday decorations decluttered in no time and help you recognize items that may work well as heirlooms or memorable gifts.

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...