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NO HOLIDAY TRAUMA HERE!

Monday, Dec. 5, 2016 -- Have you ever noticed in yourself, or someone else, the internal tension growing as the holidays approach?  I’m talking about tension to the extent that sleep is lost, jaws are sore from grinding teeth, and the inability to put a cohesive thought together.  Growing up in my house this was referred to as “Turkey Trauma,” and I am here to tell you that the trauma is real.  The good news is that it does not have to be!

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TIPS FOR SAVORING THE FESTIVE SEASON

Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 -- As we approach the holidays in this special election year, most of us are under unusual pressure due to the state of the nation and state of “mind.”  The recent political debates have suggested that the morale fabric of our national values is unraveling.  Never in the history of election debates has such slander, mud and accusations been hurled.  

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WORLD STROKE DAY

Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 -- Join the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association on Saturday, Oct. 29 at Colonie Center, in front of Boscov’s, to mark World Stroke Day.

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DOWNSIZING AND ORGANIZING: TRICK OR TREAT

Monday, Oct. 24, 2016 -- This month, as a nod to Halloween, we have compiled our top “tricks” and the “treats” of organizing and downsizing. Take a good look at the list of “tricks.” These are some common tips that we use to assist in the process. The “treats” will encourage you to get started on the journey!

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COMMUNICATING EFFECTIVELY WITH THOSE WHO HAVE DEMENTIA

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016 -- Do you care for someone who has a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or other form of dementia? Do you have a friend or neighbor who is showing signs of significant memory loss and you’re not sure how to communicate effectively? Here are some tips to help maintain a strong relationship with loved ones.

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TIPS FOR THE HOME SEARCH

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 -- The evaluation starts when you first set foot in a home. No house is perfect, but you can negotiate a better deal if you know about its problems early. And, before you close, you’ll have an inspector go through the house room by room.

Here is a helpful checklist compiled by Redfin:

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YOU CAN'T CHEAT MOTHER NATURE

Tuesday, Oct 4, 2016 -- A few years ago, when I was first beginning as a senior move manager, I was in a senior community helping a client move. I came across two elderly women chatting in the hallway. Their conversation seemed to exist mainly of comparing stories of their aches and pains. As I passed by I overheard one woman say to the other, “Getting old is hell!” I often think of these two ladies when something in my own body doesn’t feel quite right. If you find yourself identifying with these women, fear not! There are steps that you can take to mentally and emotionally ease into Mother Nature’s plans for you.

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REFLECTIONS FROM A SENIOR RELOCATOR

Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 -- Organize Senior Moves is proud to say that it has been in business for more than five years and has successfully completed more than 500 rewarding jobs!  As I reflect on this special milestone, I have come to realize that I have not only learned a tremendous amount about myself, but also my valued clients and their unique downsizing needs. 

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IF YOU MET "YOU" AT A BAR...

Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016 -- How do we maintain a positive and healthy state of mind with the turmoil and anxieties associated with the coming election -- and all the stress of today’s constantly evolving technologies?

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HEALTHY EATING TIPS FOR FOOTBALL SEASON

Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 -- Football season is back, and you know what that means! Time to grab your jersey, don your lucky socks, get ready to talk some smack and grab some munchies before kickoff.

But can you keep it healthy at your tailgate party or football-watching bash? Yes!

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