Moving into Retirement – The Pros and Cons of Downsizing

The decision to retire is a significant one, and not one to be taken lightly. You have a number of important decisions to make before leaving the daily commute behind and moving on to the next phase of your life.

From how to best tap your retirement funds and make your nest egg last to how you will occupy all the free time, you have plenty of things to think about before you leave the world of work behind. One of the most important decisions involves the home you will live in. READ MORE

Grief Counseling: What are the Benefits?

Grief following the death of someone close is one of the most painful and stressful life events. It is experienced in many ways–emotionally, physically, spiritually–and everyone grieves differently. Shock, anger, sadness, guilt, and anxiety are common feelings during the grieving process, and they can be overwhelming. Occasionally there are no emotions, there is only numbness. Some people find it difficult to cope with their loss and believe they’ll never be happy again.READ MORE

Holiday Safety for Seniors and Caregivers

As we prepare for the holidays, there are some safety issues seniors and caregivers must consider. Many of us approach the season with little thought for our older relatives. But that’s not to make you feel ruthless, it’s just a fact. It’s common that younger and healthier family members never consider the environmental and nutritional issues when they invite an older adult to a function. READ MORE