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Start with the easy stuff. Eliminate anything that’s broken, damaged, or no longer wanted. Then, go to the out-of-the-way spaces like attics, crawlspaces, and garages. Making progress in “easier” areas will build momentum to go through the harder-to-decide areas. Ask yourself, “If this disappeared tomorrow, would I run out and replace it?” If you wouldn’t […]Continue reading
BUDGET-FRIENDLYTiny homes in Los Angeles are significantly cheaper to purchase and maintain than traditional houses, allowing many owners to live debt-free. Energy, water and insurance bills are also greatly reduced. Plus, if your tiny home is the mobile variety (built on a trailer), it’s usually treated like a recreational vehicle (RV), eliminating property taxes on […]Continue reading
When interviewing potential assisted living facilities, it’s a good idea to have a standard list of questions to ask each facility so you can make relevant comparisons. This may include: What levels of care does this facility offer? What abilities and degrees of self-sufficiency are required of residents? What happens when these abilities change? Do […]Continue reading
Moving is never easy, especially downsizing for seniors. But if you haven’t done it in a while—or need a little extra help—there are a number of services, organizations and individuals who can make your move easier, including: SENIOR MOVE MANAGERSAccording to the National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM.org), members are “individuals who assist older […]Continue reading
Life planning, like so many other things, is often harder to begin than to finish. Society shies away from discussing death and its impact on others. As a result, many things are often left undone until it’s too late. In some cases, this just makes it harder on the person tasked with finding and pulling […]Continue reading