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Entries for 2020



How to Financially Prepare for Retirement

 Posted by Jim Morgan on December 15, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Written by Ashley Lipman for Caring Transitions Retirement planning is a life-long endeavor that allows you to enjoy the fruits of your labor. However, as you approach the big day, it's important to revisit your plans and ensure all your proverbial ducks are in a row. Ideally, you'll start honing in on the financial aspects of retirement ten years before it's time to hang your hat and call it a day. Here are some of the key focal points to fi...

Can Your Old Stuff Give You A Fresh Start?

 Posted by Jim Morgan on December 14, 2020 at 2:49 PM
 There is no such thing as a one size fits all solution for everyone's needs we meet. Caring Transitions is very much a solution based provider. Each of our clients have very different wants, needs, concerns and fears, each deserves and receives their own solutions. The most important meeting is our first free meeting where we analyze their needs and what they want to accomplish. We then give them, in most cases, several different possible s...

Virtual Charity Projects for the Holiday Season

 Posted by Jim Morgan on December 10, 2020 at 9:00 AM
The COVID-19 Pandemic has forced everyone to become creative and think outside traditional norms. This concept has applied to everything you can think of from virtual happy hours to virtual job fairs and now, virtual volunteerism. During this difficult time in history, the need for a little community caring has increased. According to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, the spread of COVID-19 has had the following impact: Close to...

Show Seniors Love This Season By Donating Items They Need

 Posted by Jim Morgan on December 8, 2020 at 9:00 AM
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic battle and visitation restrictions in nursing homes and other long-term care communities are taking a toll on loved ones and community members with memory impairment and mobility issues as well as the healthcare workers that care for them daily during the holiday season. The beauty of the season blooms from the kindness we show to our community and those we love. The holidays truly mark a season to spread joy, pea...

The Look of Pure Relief On Her Face Was Amazing

 Posted by Jim Morgan on November 13, 2020 at 7:21 PM
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Senior Living and Dementia Care - What Options Are There?

 Posted by Jim Morgan on November 11, 2020 at 10:49 AM
Written By Holly Klamer for Caring Transitions. Once baby boomers entered retirement age, they accepted the desire for more opportunities for senior living than their parents appear to have done. Some days, seniors have a wide range of options on where they reside and how their aged years are expected to spend. For multiple factors, people chose to transition into senior care communities. Some relocate because they are alone and need other el...

5 Healthy Ways Seniors Can Deal with Stress

 Posted by Jim Morgan on October 19, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Written for Caring Transitions by Rhiane Jessica. Stress is manageable, but staying on top of it gets harder as you get older. Studies show that adults aged 50-64 are 19% more likely to get stressed. This is mainly due to increased pressure from numerous responsibilities, like preparing young adults for adulthood and assuming bigger roles at work, and in part due to a "cultural deemphasis on people as they gradually get older." What's worse, th...


 Posted by Jim Morgan on October 13, 2020 at 4:17 PM
A Look Into Alleviating Social Isolation Person-Centered Care is crucial due to its ability to create a caring environment centered around the individual’s needs and wants while treating them with the dignity and respect they deserve. This gold-standard of care focuses on caring for the individual beyond their condition while learning to take the resident’s insights and personal beliefs as a valuable aspect of their complete care plan. ...

Preparing for the Future: The Pros and Cons of Probate

 Posted by Jim Morgan on October 2, 2020 at 1:02 PM
A will offers a method for providing instructions regarding the handling of your financial affairs and the distribution of assets to loved ones after your death. It is a legal document that must be authenticated by a court after you die in a process known as probate. The probate process also ensures that your wishes are carried out according to the laws of your state. Taking a look at probate will give you a better understanding of its pros and c...

10 Items to Thrift for Your Home

 Posted by Jim Morgan on September 18, 2020 at 11:00 PM
Classic, vintage, charming, mid-century or antique. Whatever your preference, giving furniture a second life can add unique style to your space. Furniture brings your rooms together and helps you express your sense of style. There are many hidden gems with charm that could be the perfect addition to your room. See our tips to help guide your purchases. High-Quality Sofas and Couches Many shoppers consider thrifting a sofa a bit of a risk....
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