Category Archives: Seniors & Aging

A Baby Boomer’s Perspective – Helping Our Parents Downsize

Being a “baby boomer” with aging parents is a challenge. Some people transition into this next phase easily, while others may struggle. Read this article to hear an organizer’s perspective on helping parents to downsize. Continue reading

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Help! I Fear Inheriting a Mess

“How can I make my parents organize their papers? They gave me power of attorney and named me as executor, but I don’t know where anything is.” I receive phone calls like this several times each year. The caller is … Continue reading

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From Bedlam to Brilliance – Getting Rid of Items Your Parents Kept

Many well meaning peoople save things for generations to come…but their “legacy” can become clutter for those left to settle their estate. You can significantly save your loved ones heartache by getting rid of paperwork and any unused or unwanted items now. Continue reading

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There Are 24 Hours In A Day for All of Us

Managing our time and never having enough of it seems to be a common theme these days. No matter what your age or what stage of life you are in, time management skills will make your life easier to handle. Continue reading

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Passing the Passover Plate

It happens in every family — a rite of passage that marks a new life stage — when you give up, or take over, hosting family holiday dinners. As I take out our Seder plate and Passover dishes, I think … Continue reading

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Looking to hire an organizer?

Need help making decisions on the many items cluttering up your beautiful home? Why not start with NAPO-GPC? What? You’re not really sure what that is? It’s the National Association of Professional Organizers Greater Philadelphia Chapter: whew — that’s a … Continue reading

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