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Estate Sale or Online Auction, Which Should I Do?

 Posted by Jim Morgan on September 13, 2021 at 10:23 PM
 One of the questions we get most is "We have all this stuff, what should we do?" It could be someone who is downsizing their home after the kids have moved out. Maybe it is someone who is moving from their home to some form of Senior Living, or maybe it is an adult child trying to figure out what to do with Mom or Dad's stuff. The process can be overwhelming, I know I have found myself frozen trying to figure out even where to start helping...

5 Tips That Can Help You When Selling Your Home

 Posted by Jim Morgan on August 23, 2021 at 10:00 AM
For most of us ordinary people, our homes are the most valuable thing we own. It makes a lot of sense that we tend to invest a great deal in the sale if we ever decide to part with it. So, we’ve put together some fundamental considerations that you have to get right before you sell.

Selling an Inherited House: The Stress-Free Guide

 Posted by Jim Morgan on August 16, 2021 at 10:00 AM
Inheriting a house from a loved one can be a wonderful gift and a challenging situation to navigate all at the same time. Depending on the circumstances, you may have a few options on what you can do with the home, such as move into it, rent it out, or sell it. If you’re planning on selling an inherited house, this guide can help you avoid the usual pitfalls and obstacles that can cost money, prolong the process, and add to your frustration.

It Takes a Village

 Posted by Jim Morgan on August 14, 2021 at 2:07 PM
 There is no one who dislikes the phrase "It Takes a Village" more than I, but in the case of helping to navigate through the maze of things that face seniors, their families and caregivers, it certainly does. At Caring Transitions Indy North we surround ourselves with a myriad of professionals all across the senior care services industries. Hopefully we can  help lead families to help that they need.  Recently we were called ...

Stress and Seniors

 Posted by Jim Morgan on August 2, 2021 at 10:00 AM
It doesn’t matter how old you are. As we mature the causes of stress may change but certainly, they do not diminish. It could be different things like helping your children move into adulthood with adult responsibilities or moving up in your job because of your accumulated experiences, or facing change such as downsizing, moving, or helping with grandchildren. So, what are some of the things you can do to help manage your stress? Here are a few ideas.

Moving Your Parents?

 Posted by Jim Morgan on July 14, 2021 at 7:21 PM
 At Caring Transitions Indy North, our job is to make your life easier, to remove stress and provide solutions for you and your family. Recently completed a job for a family, who was moving their parents to live with them in an addition they added to their home in another city. But first, the contents of the family home accumulated over the last fifty years needed to be sorted, organized, packed, moved to the new city, then what was remainin...

Deciding When to Help Your Parents Declutter

 Posted by Jim Morgan on July 13, 2021 at 2:30 PM
Caring for your family can bring joy to your life. If you are caring for your parents and children, this can become complex. As your parents age, their needs and abilities change. If you’ve started to consider the next best move for Mom, Dad or another senior loved one, we have guidance on trigger moments that signify it may be time to talk about a plan. We have a list of significant changes that could indicate your parents may currently or soon need additional support.

Sandwiched Between Stuff: Combating Clutter

 Posted by Jim Morgan on July 13, 2021 at 2:00 PM

A healthy home is important for any family. If you are a Sandwich Gen Caregiver that could include your children and parents too. Clutter-free homes are healthy environments that make it easier for each member of your household to be the best version of themselves. Many caregivers feel a burden to clear everything at once but keeping your space clear and clutter free could be a small task you do daily, weekly, or monthly if you are caring for parents or an older loved one.

The “Move Grandma Now” Checklist

 Posted by Jim Morgan on July 13, 2021 at 1:30 PM
Without a comprehensive plan, families often scramble to identify and qualify the various resources needed to manage a move for senior loved ones. They must locate and hire trusted realtors, movers, downsizing experts, estate sale professionals, consignment shops, packing material suppliers, junk haulers or dumpster companies, housekeepers, repairmen, home stagers, financial advisors, attorneys, caregivers, pet sitters, and more! See tips gathered from experts to create a plan that can help you manage a move for an older adult.

Don't Throw That Out! 5 Common Items Worth More Than You Think

 Posted by Jim Morgan on June 25, 2021 at 1:00 PM
Are there priceless items in your cupboards and closets? The answer could be yes! From priceless paintings to retro comics, you could have more money in your home than you think. If you are ready to sort the gems from the junk in your home, here are a few commonly uncommon items worth a second look before they’re tossed in the trash.
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