Category Archives: Life Planning

Relocating an Elderly Loved One

Moving an aging loved one can be a difficult task. In many cases they are leaving a family home they know and love and that holds years of memories. On top of that, they are usually asked to downsize their treasured belongings. Luan Morrow offers great solutions that make the process less painful and more…
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Making Sure Your Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Order Is Honored

My dad died on August 31, 2015, after a long bout with C.O.P.D. and a recurrence of lung cancer. Because his lungs were so weakened from the C.O.P.D., the lung cancer could not be treated. Surgery was not an option, and radiation and chemotherapy could not be tolerated. The family gathered to spend time with…
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Work Options for Seniors

Do you have an elderly loved one that just loves to have a job and be busy? We have outlined a few work options for seniors that could help your elder with loneliness and social skills. Work: Doing some light work in a local supermarket can be a great way for seniors to stay social…
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Power of Attorney Basics

We all want the best for our aging loved ones and when it comes to the point that they can no longer handle important financial tasks, it can be best to put a Power of Attorney into position. When a loved one can no longer handle their responsibilities it is best to have a family…
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Bury My Pet With Me – Or NOT!

We have always had pets in our home. The unconditional love provided by a pet cannot be duplicated.  I saw a bumper sticker the other day that made me smile. It said, More Wagging and Less Barking. There are many benefits to owning animals and lots of articles written about how pets extend your life…
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Downsizing Our Home So We Can Up-Size Our Travels

I find myself wanting to continually simplify my life as I get older.  The big four bedroom house with a large yard went by the wayside about 12 years ago.  My husband and I downsized to a maintenance-free villa town home with 3 bedrooms and two baths.  Now, as we begin to travel more, I…
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