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Difficult Discussions About the Future

Older and Wiser

Are you worried about your mom or dad—or another loved one who is living alone? Let’s say you want to ask if they would consider moving to a senior living community. Chances are you’ll encounter some resistance. How can you make it easier to discuss transitions with those you love? READ MORE

The Little Gray Box

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The day was June 1, 1963. The first 3x5 index card in “The Little Gray Box” belongs to, Pauline Crume, otherwise known as Polly. To my knowledge and as the story has been told, Polly moved in and slept in the back office to listen for/and answer the switchboard. (Think Ruth Buzzi’s, Ernestine, “One ringy dingy”) The switchboard was a lot of cords that you stuck in the holes and flip a switch to connect the calls. READ MORE

The Move of a Lifetime

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Relocation for Older Adults often presents a unique set of circumstances. For the past 18 years, my husband and I have owned and operated a senior move management company which has been coordinating moves for… READ MORE

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