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The Declutter Quicklist: 15 Minutes to a Safer Clutter Free Home

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on June 11, 2018 at 8:11 AM

A hazard free home is a decluttered home. Keeping your home clear and clutter free could be a small task you do daily. As you age, decluttering can be a great way to reduce fall risks and maintain your independence.

In honor of National Safety Month, we have a list of ways you can declutter in 15 minutes or less to keep your home safe for yourself and those you love.

Decluttering: 10 Tips to Make the Man Cave More Enjoyable

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on June 11, 2018 at 8:08 AM

June is Men’s Health month, and what better way to keep your sanity than enjoying your Man Cave?

There may be a scientific link to mental well-being and allowing yourself to enjoy space. A recent study shows, “space is very important for regulating emotions,” says Sam Gosling, a psychology professor and author. The study also shows space as a powerful mechanism for evoking our emotions and positively impacting emotional well-being. “It’s incredibly important to be in one’s own space and resonate with who one is,” Gosling says.

Decluttering to Keep a Senior Loved One Safe

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on June 11, 2018 at 8:04 AM
As senior loved one’s age, less of the home is “lived in,” but the clutter from years in a home still remains and may cause issues. In ourparents.com article Dealing with the Dangers of Clutter, Caring transitions President Chris Seman explains exactly what those dangers are in the average American home that has over 300,000 items. “Some of the more obvious dangers are the risks for personal injury, such as trips and falls. Those with cluttered homes frequently pay to replace household items because they are more vulnerable to being crushed, broken, or lost. Structural damage can also occur due to vents being blocked, obstructing airflow, causing moisture, and creating costly damage from mold.”

Join Caring Transitions of Rochester at the 4th Annual Successful Aging Expo!

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on June 7, 2018 at 5:12 PM
 Karen Menachof will be proudly representing Caring Transitions of Rochester at the 4th Annual Successful Aging Expo in Canandaigua on June 18th, put on by the Law Office of Michael Robinson. The event is at the Canandaigua Inn on the Lake from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and will support World Elder Abuse Awareness.   From The Law Office of Michael Robinson: “COME to the Inn on the Lake to take in the beautiful view ...

Join Caring Transitions of Rochester at "TOP TEN Things You Need to Know Before Selling Your Home!"

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on May 29, 2018 at 10:06 AM
Caring Transitions of Rochester owner, Senior Move Specialist, and Howard Hanna realtor Karen Menachof will be speaking on the TOP TEN things you need to know before selling your home at an event at The Highlands at Pittsford on Thursday, June 21st 2018 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. She will be sharing special tips about how to take advantage of the current seller's market. How to prepare your home to maximize value What marketing te...

DIY Gifts from the Heart for Memory Impaired Parents

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on May 10, 2018 at 8:22 AM

Birthday’s, anniversaries, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or any other holiday, important moments are often commemorated with a gift. Finding the right gift for those you love can be a complex task, especially when your loved one is memory impaired. We have a set of guidelines and gift ideas to help you give thoughtful gifts appropriate for their memory stage.

Simplifying Relocation for Memory Impaired Seniors

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on May 10, 2018 at 8:18 AM

Many families and friends face the challenge of relocating a senior loved one impacted by memory impairment issues like Alzheimer’s or Dimentia. This process can be a challenge for the senior loved one often feeling confused or finding it difficult to remember happenings from one moment to the next. For supportive family and friends assuring your loved one of safety, security, and affection is compounded with the tedious process of organizing the relocation itself. We have 3 tips to help you simplify this process.

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...

3 Reasons Seniors Should Declutter

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on April 6, 2018 at 9:45 AM

In the last 50 years, most American homes have tripled in size with each one accumulating an average of 300,000 items. As time passes and families warm these homes with loving moments and touching memories, we become connected to each item in our possession over the years.


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