Tips & Tricks: February 2014

Quote of the Month “Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles. It empties today of its strength.” Corrie Ten Boom Why Worrying is a Waste of Time There’s nothing quite so discouraging as knowing you have a ton of things to do and not having the motivation to do them. We can blame time….and […]

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To Take or Not To Take – Planning for your Next Move

When you make the decision to move to a smaller place, downsizing is an important step to insure that your belongings will fit comfortably in your new home. Moving a parent or yourself can be difficult, especially when you have to give up some of the furniture that you love. As soon as possible, at […]

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Organizing for tax season

Tax season is upon us and it is never too late to start getting your tax paperwork organized. Even if you feel like it is too late for last year’s receipts, you can certainly put a system in place for this year. According to the IRS, “Well-organized records make it easier to prepare a tax […]

Tips & Tricks, January 2014

Quote of the Month  “The best things in life aren’t things.” Author unknown Fun at IKEA during G.O. Month (G.O. stands for Get Organized) Quite the media darling this month (hope you know I’m kidding). This past Saturday, I joined my fellow NAPO members for the annual G.O. Event at IKEA. Looks as though the […]

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Organizing your medicine

Getting your medications organized can be an important part of your overall health. Certain medications need to be taken at exact times of day, and with or without food. As we age, it can be more and more difficult to get a handle on medications without having them take over the counter tops or table. […]