I’ve been an advocate for Aging in Place Gracefully since 2006. For most Americans who are over 50 years old, I’ve observed two major obstacles that prevent this reality.
If it has been years since you have evaluated your home’s ability to meet your current life stage of being over 50 years old, this post is for you! Here are 10 basic but essential ways to ensure that your home is your friend and not your foe with unsafe traps waiting for that gotcha moment. My dear friends, ignorance is not bliss when it comes…
If you had a cast, or recent surgery, or a recent knee or hip replacement, what bathroom in your current home would work for you to easily take a shower? Do you even have a first floor bathroom where you can maneuver safely and easily for your basic needs if you are on crutches or wearing a boot from a procedure or accident? Do you…
One of my AGING Gracefully principles is healthy living. Therefore, why not apply this philosophy to holiday sweet treats? In today’s blog, there’s sure to be a dessert recipe to please anyone in your life, from chocolate lovers to fruit fans. Who says desserts can’t be both healthier and absolutely scrumptious?
Currently, living in our last best nest downsized home, regardless of the size of your home…or your wallet.. :), these 3 principles continue to remain relevant today as timeless Christmas decorating tools. Do you know these tricks of the designers? read on
Especially during these times, oh, how we appreciate the beauty and serenity of a well-designed room or home. These restorative spaces are so often the perfect balm for our weary souls. But wait, here comes Christmas decorating time and with it the temptation and decisions of what to display, keep or say goodbye to forever. Please read on.
DO WE EVER REALLY THINK ABOUT THE COMMON PHRASE, “MAKE UP YOUR MIND?” WELL, MY DEAR FRIENDS AND FOLLOWERS, THIS IS ESSENTIALLY THE MOST IMPORTANT KEY! LET’S NOT UNDO ALL WE HAVE WORKED SO HARD TO ACCOMPLISH BY NOT BEING DESIGN SMART, IE DESIGNING OUR HOLIDAY EATING TO BE VICTORIOUS! 🙂
My major shocks on a recent traveling experience and what I learned…read on
BUT I TRAVEL? OR I CANNOT GO THROUGH LOSING ANOTHER PET……..
For all of us, but especially for those who are changing lifestyles or homes, this post on clothes storage is for you! Exactly 2 years ago, Bob and I relocated to NE Ohio leaving behind my beloved design studio and full service interior design business. Why then, do I need to keep ALL of l my clothes and shoes that no longer work for my “now” …