Live well. Age well.
Tuesday, March 23, 2016 — Home staging or adjusting the decor of a home to appeal to buyers can give sellers an edge in an overcrowded market. Staged homes not only look bigger, newer and warmer, but also invite buyers to see themselves actually living in the home. Staging projects can range from rearranging furniture (inexpensive) to renting contemporary living room sets (more costly).
Here are some simple tips for staging your home:
Monday, March 16, 2016 -- During our life journey, there are many events involving loss, distress and grief. To add to the mix is an inability to accept ourselves and reality. In the case of loss/grief, it is important for us to allow ourselves the time and patience to feel and heal from our loss, whether it be from job loss, partner or financial loss.
Wednesday, March 2 -- Eliana is seven. She was born with four congenital heart defects, and had her first open heart surgery when she was two days old.
Paula Symanski was 52 when she got up one night seven years ago, and fell. She reached her arm out to break her fall, then looked over and wondered why her arm wasn’t where it was supposed to be to catch her. She was having a stroke.
Sunday, Feb. 14 -- Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. It is also the most expensive disease in our country. In 2015, the direct costs to American society caring for those with Alzheimer’s totaled an estimated $226 billion with half the cost being borne by Medicare. Unless something is done, in 2050 Alzheimer’s will cost more than $1.1 trillion with costs for Medicare increasing more than 400 percent.