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Why Home Care

Submitted by Jamie Meche MS CCC-SLP, Comforts of Home

Choosing a home care company to take care of your senior parents’ needs might be a tough decision to make. You may also find it increasingly difficult to make them agree to help at home. Nevertheless, home care for your parents is essential when you can’t look after them 24/7 and it has its benefits. Let us see what:

Personalized Care

In-home caregivers are trained to provide personalized care at home to elders. They are experienced and professional in their services and the company ensures that the individual needs of the elder are matched with the caregiver that is sent to the house.

Some Good Reasons for Selling on a Short Sale

Kiki Koymarianos, M.B.A. GRI-CDPE — Broker/Associate, Keller Williams

A short sale might be better than a foreclosure, but seek legal and tax advice.

Regardless of whether you are in foreclosure, if selling your home will not net enough to pay off your existing mortgages, you may want to consider selling on a short sale. For many years, there were few reasons to sell on a short sale, apart from earning the real estate agent a commission, but times have changed.

Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

Submitted by Carol A. Gooch, M.S., LPC, LCDC, LMFT

New Year's ResolutionsNew Year’s Resolutions are made and broken every year. Usually this is because people set themselves up to fail by compiling a list of resolutions they probably will never keep. Surveys by the American Psychological Association say will power was the top reason people failed to keep their resolutions. Most people need more than will power to keep their resolutions. Keeping resolutions requires detailed plans and strategies when there are setbacks.