Emmy sounded thoroughly frazzled when Katie of Moving Forward first talked to her. “My mother fell in her bathroom and she laid there unconscious for three days!” Emmy and her mother, Jane, (neither are their real names) had been arguing about the level of clutter in Jane’s home for years. Now it was no longer […]
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Don’t want to put those ragged, old towels and blankets in the landfill? No the Salvation Army and the Goodwill won’t take them. But your local animal shelter will. They use them for bedding. They have always been most appreciative when I bring them a load. Be sure and call ahead to double check their […]
If someone you know seems to have memory loss, the first thing you need is information about dementia. The best source of free and accurate information is the Alzheimer’s Association. http://www.alz.org/alzwa You can call day or night and get advice and information about the many issues and challenges of caregiving and about dementia. (One of […]
“Get Organized Today is a wonderful, practical book—pulling together some of the best minds in the industry to help you live a richer, more organized and more meaningful life. Whether you need strategies for restoring order at home or at the office, this beautifully organized (of course!) collection of ideas will be an invaluable resource […]
Estate Sales are more than just a garage or yard sale, they are typically held when a major event is or has occurred in someone’s life and a house full of possessions must be disposed of (preferably sold).
There are some real advantages to hiring a professional packer, especially for the dishes and other breakable items. In general, whoever packs the items is responsible for any breakage during the move. The exception is when a box has been visibly damaged by the movers. In that case, the movers are responsible for it, but […]