Everything listed under: Downsizing

  • A Wonderful Place to Engage at Every Age

    EDITOR’S NOTE: May is celebrated nationally as Older American’s Month. “The Administration on Aging, part of the Administration for Community Living, leads our nation's observance of Older American's Month. The 2018 theme, Engage at Every Age, emphasizes that you are never too old (or young) to take part in activities that can enrich your physical, mental and emotional well-being.   Read More...

  • 8 Ways to Preserve Your Family Memories

    [caption id="attachment_6310" align="alignnone" width="625"] How to save precious images so future generations can enjoy them [Photo credit: Adobe Stock][/caption]By Claire Zulkey for Next AvenueDoes that box of unsorted family photos in your closet give you a gnawing feeling? Always wonder what you’re supposed to do with your old slides? Make it a winter project to organize and annotate your family images and records, not just for your current family but for future generations.After all, said g...  Read More...

  • How to Leave an Inheritance Without Causing Grief

    [caption id="attachment_6313" align="alignnone" width="625"] A family wealth expert offers advice for parents. [Photo credit:Adobe Stock][/caption]By Amy Castoro, financial adviser“I give them a $20,000 gift and I don’t get a thank you?” Sound familiar? The dollar amount may vary, but the frustration is the same.   Read More...

  • Can you stand up to the challenge of downsizing?

    Moving from a home you’ve lived in for many years poses a number of challenges. Sometimes the biggest challenge is what to do with all the stuff you’ve accumulated. If you’re moving into a smaller home, downsizing may be your biggest challenge.Aberdeen Village will host a free workshop to help you navigate the challenges of downsizing with downsizing and organization expert Peggy Shults from Resettle Me.   Read More...

  • 7 New Year's Resolutions for Your Mental Health

    [caption id="attachment_6211" align="alignnone" width="625"] Resolve to focus on taking care of yourself, beginning now [Photo credit: Getty][/caption]By Patricia Corrigan for Next AvenueEating less and exercising more are likely on many a to-do list for 2017. But in between meals and after working out, we all can identify ways to improve our mental health as well. Below are seven new year’s resolutions I’ve devised to help me take better care of myself in 2017.   Read More...