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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...

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.


Stress and Clutter: 4 Tips to Reduce Stress

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on April 6, 2018 at 9:38 AM
Have you ever said “if I could just clear some of this clutter, I’d feel a lot better?” Well, you may be on to something. According to a recent Huffington Post article, clutter “has proven, tangible effects on your mental and physical well-being.”

Thrifty Ways to Declutter the Entryway, Living Room, & Kitchen 

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on April 6, 2018 at 9:18 AM

Clutter can quickly take over any space. For busy families or couples a small amount of clutter is inevitable. This article will walk through thrifty ways to keep common areas decluttered with items you can find at estate sales, online auctions, and thrift stores.

5 Things Every Realtor Should Know When Selling for Seniors 

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on April 6, 2018 at 8:42 AM
We are excited to present the first article in our Caring Transitions Owner Expert Series written by, Caring Transitions of Rochester Owner and Realtor Karen Menachof, for Caring Transitions.   When choosing housing or buying and selling real estate, the needs of older adults and their families can be complex. Often complicated by issues such as family dynamics, deteriorating health, personal loss and financial constraints. Senior Real Estate exp...

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! 

Maintaining the Man Cave

 Posted by Daniel Menachof on March 8, 2018 at 8:46 AM
Everyone needs a place to just get away and make their own. One of the most popular places men create is the man cave. A man cave can be an office, a den, a garage or any other space from a stylish basement bar or lounge to a gamer’s paradise. According to thenest.com, “the average cost of a man cave is somewhere in the $5,000 to $10,000 range.” This article has a few ideas to make your man cave space perfect with a sensible budget, by purchasing...
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