Category Archives: Organizing and Downsizing

Meditation: Letting the Scum Rise – Letting Go While Holding On

When my sons were young we made the trek from Texas to Oklahoma each year to visit family. One of our favorite stops was when we went to Uncle Roy ‘s farm. He and his dear wife let us ride … Continue reading

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Seniors Can Prepare for Stomach Virus by Stocking the Pantry

Crackers Can Help With Stomach Virus – xandert Most seniors know to get their flu and pneumonia shots, but they may be caught in the lurch when a stomach virus hits without warning. Prepare now. Older people are pretty well … Continue reading

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Carefrontation Can Help With Challenges Seniors Face

Carefrontation Helps Seniors Find Their Own Truth – bjwebbiz Carefrontation, as opposed to confrontation, can be a great aid in working through challenges of senior living. It’s not always easy to find one’s truth. The term “carefrontation” was originally used … Continue reading

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How Will I Ever Roast Marshmallows? A Downsizing Adventure

For some reason I chose the Triple Threat: downsizing, retiring and relocating in a cross country move!  What was I thinking? It made perfect sense, given my husband’s bout with Stage IV cancer and my TIA and supposedly in the … Continue reading

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Prevent Classroom Hazards With Electrical Cords and Cables

Technology Can Cause Hazard of Falling – wax115 With the onset of constantly changing technology, the chance of injury due to falls has increased greatly. There are some easy and economical ways to make schools safer. In many classrooms across … Continue reading

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Seniors Learn the Skill of Letting Go to Move on With Life

Letting Go of the Past Allows a Bright Future – goodgran Whether it be one’s younger body, grief of any kind, extra stuff around the house, old habits or ideas, senior citizens and boomers can learn to let go and … Continue reading

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Reduce Clutter One Room at a Time: Cleaning Out and Organizing an Area

Seniors Organize by Making One Decision at a Time – slideshowmom from Morguefile.com Seniors and boomers look around and wonder where all that stuff came from. They can develop a simple system to help move some items out of their … Continue reading

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Living Life on the Bias – A Retiree’s Dream

Recently I purchased a large table from a consignment store where my friend Dorothy took me after a long search for just the right dining table for my large family and the occasional group of friends from church who come … Continue reading

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A Model to Use in Organizing Older Adults – Kate Rhoad’s Bucket Theory Helps Get and Stay Organized

Get Organized Using The Bucket Theory – agathabrown Professional organizer Kate Rhoad uses a theory with her clients in setting up a system for staying organized. The Bucket Theory is a clear working model anyone can use. At various points … Continue reading

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