Finding a Way to Keep Your Older Loved One at Home

Jodi Melsness, Home Care Solutions

A fall that breaks a hip or an ankle, forgetting to take medication on time, needing assistance with bathing and grooming might mean your elderly family member shouldn’t be living alone anymore. You do know that she is far too healthy for a nursing home and has always wanted to stay in her home.

Senior advocacy groups call it “aging in place”—staying in comfortable and familiar surroundings even if aging diminishes your ability to perform the tasks of daily routines that once came so easily.

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Tips On Clearing Out the Clutter

Kathleen McGonagle, owner of Rose’s Daughters, Inc. offers the following suggestions and resources for clearing a house.


If you are willing to have an estate sale, contact estate sales companies to visit the house AFTER you are clear about what you will sell.  All estate sale conductors will take a percentage commission of the sales and will also want a guaranteed minimum amount of sales.

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