My Daughter’s Ready to Leave – I’m Not

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“Packets Up” Is The Way To Go With Liquid Laundry Packets

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How Re-Inventing Yourself Will Make You Happy

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What I’ve Learned Living Without a Credit Card for Six Years

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Safety Chronicles

Caring for an Aging Parent

Prepare for your aging parent release from a nursing facility or hospital discharge At some point, many women (daughters) will be put in the difficult position of caring for their aging parent.  Sometimes the evolution is gradual but it can literally be overnight when a senior experiences a fall or suffers a stroke. This issue […]

Car Seat Giveaway Courtesy of Toyota and Buckle Up For Life

It’s amazing to me when I still see kids riding in a car unrestrained.  Almost 50 percent of children fatally injured in motor vehicle crashes were unrestrained.  In fact, vehicle crashes continue to be the leading cause of death for children between the ages of one and 12 years old. But many of these deaths […]

Safety for Seniors and People with Alzheimer’s During a Blizzard

Isolation can be Deadly As Nemo roared up the East Coast, I’m thought a great deal about the number of elderly people who are living independently, or aging in place.  In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy it became apparent that there were many seniors living alone that local senior service agencies were completely unaware of. Many […]

Win a Samsung Galaxy S III Courtesy of AT&T

Commit to No Texting and Driving Here’s a contest that not only gives you the chance to win a great prize – a Samsung Galaxy S III – but could also save your life.  For anyone that hasn’t had a chance to check out the Samsung Galaxy III, it’s an incredible phone! I was sent […]

Day 1 of Buttoned Up Boot Camp – Detox!

As I’ve mentioned in my Facebook and blog postings, I’m slightly apprehensive to start anything called Boot Camp – especially when it comes to clearing out clutter.  But I was given the opportunity to sign up for Buttoned Up Boot Camp and I figured it was a sign that it’s high time I start getting […]

Nurturing your dreams

The following is a guest post from Sarah Welch, Chief Dreamer at Buttoned Up, Inc. Goal setting can be a confusing little minx, and it’s the easiest part of the chaos triangle (clutter, calendar, big picture) to screw up. Why? According to Douglas Vermeeren, a best-selling author on goal setting and human performance, approximately 80 percent […]

VTech Survey onTop Concerns for Seniors and Caregivers

VTech Survey Finds Communication and Isolation Top Concerns for Seniors and Caregivers The ability to remain connected and the safety concerns of being alone are the top issues on senior’s minds according to a recent surveyconducted by VTech Communications. The VTech Caregiver/Senior Communications Survey found that caregivers worried most about the time seniors were alone, […]

VTech CareLine Phone for Seniors

I’ve become an emotional wreck worrying about my parent’s safety.  There needs to be a support group for adult children scared to death that their aging parent is going to fall, or incur an injury in some other manner.    I know I’m not alone in my concern.  With 10,000 people turning 65 years of age […]