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New Ad – Across the Bar magazine

Wanted to share our new 2017 ad for Across the Bar, the San Joaquin County Bar Association’s magazine:    

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Sacramento SPCA now offers permanent place for pet’s ashes

Sacramento SPCA now offers permanent place for pet's ashes

I was reading the latest issue of the Sacramento SPCA’s Heartline newsletter and was excited to learn the Sacramento SPCA now has a permanent columbarium, a place for a pet’s ashes to be interred. In our services helping people get organized, I can’t count the number of times we’ve […]

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Healthy Aging: Legends Program

Healthy Aging: Legends Program

Healthy Aging: the Legends Program When we share our message, MaryAnne emphasizes how the unexpected in aging can happen at any time. The best way to thrive during the aging process, including the aging process of someone close to you, let alone your own aging process, is […]

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A Must Listen: Michelle Singletary’s cautionary tale

A Must Listen: Michelle Singletary's cautionary tale

This NPR Here and Now piece is a must listen for everyone. Michelle Singletary, a personal finance columnist whose columns we enjoy tremendously, shares her personal story of her mother’s critical injury and the effect on the family when a person’s affairs are not in order at the […]

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Tales from the front: Organizing is like an onion

Tales from the front: Organizing is like an onion

We wanted to share this lovely note we received from a long-time client. She’s a widow and figuring out what direction she wants her life to take in her 70s. Getting organized is like an onion – you pull off one layer, work on the next layer, […]

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It’s 2014…let’s toss the word “senior”

It's 2014...let's toss the word "senior"

It’s 2014…let’s toss the word “senior” It all used to be so simple. A senior citizen was someone over the age of 60 (maybe younger) and retired. A life filled with puttering, grandchildren, and gray hair. Today, as we live during a period of revolutionary change to the […]

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Live in Lodi, Stockton, or nearby? Learn more about the ACE Train 6/12/13 meeting

Live in Lodi, Stockton, or nearby? Learn more about the ACE Train 6/12/13 meeting

When it’s time to figure out were you want to live as you age, one of the most relevant questions to answer is: “How  will I get around?” No one wants to be isolated in their community, relying on the kindness of strangers, or limited to only […]

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Great article: Liz Weston’s Your car is wrecking your retirement

Great article: Liz Weston's Your car is wrecking your retirement

MaryAnne and I are always on the lookout for informative articles about aging and money. Liz Weston’s article about the true cost of a car in life and retirement is a great read. Here’s the link http://money.msn.com/retirement/your-car-is-wrecking-your-retirement Enjoy! Jeanne

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National Geographics derail one couple’s aging in place

National Geographics derail one couple’s aging in place

Several years ago two sons invited me into the family home for an Aging in Place assessment of their parents in their late 80s. The father was fragile and their mother had health problems. Neither parent could complete their daily care routines. The picture was bleak — for […]

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