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Senior Aging In Place: Reality or Wishful Thinking?   

By Deborah Moyer | February 23, 2023

Is successfully aging-in-place a reality or just wishful thinking for seniors in today’s world? If you go by the many media articles and research data available today, you’d probably say it’s reality.  But is it? In an article published by USC Leonard David School of Gerontology, data provided by AARP states that “nearly 90 percent…

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5 Game-Changing Service Ideas to Grow Your Business

By Deborah Moyer | February 9, 2023

Do you struggle with creative service ideas for your business? It may be time to do a service audit to find new opportunities that not only support and enhance your client’s experience but provide new income opportunities as well. Business trends change over time. If your services aren’t shifting with the changing needs of your…

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5 Essentials That Can Help You Protect Your Business

By Deborah Moyer | January 19, 2023

If you own or are planning to start your own business, there are a lot of daily details to manage. While it’s not the “fun” side of owning a business, making sure your business is protected is one of the most critical aspects for long-term success and growth. It’s hard to know what type of…

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Downsizing: How to Help a Senior Parent Who Refuses to Listen

By Deborah Moyer | December 29, 2022

Downsizing can be a frustrating experience all on its own. But, if you’re an adult child trying to help a senior parent downsize, there’s usually one more frustration to face. You can’t figure out how to help a senior parent who refuses to listen to the commonsense solutions you’re offering.   I’ve seen this time…

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The Hidden Dangers Behind Selling on E-Bay

By Deborah Moyer | December 8, 2022

Are you selling on E-Bay? Chances are that at one time or another, you’ve either bought something or sold something on this popular online platform. As a Senior Downsizing Specialist, I’ve had plenty of opportunities to use E-Bay as a valuation resource or help clients sell unwanted items. I’ve also used it to personally buy…

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6 Free or Low-Cost Software Tools That Save You Time and Money

By Deborah Moyer | November 17, 2022

Owning your own small business means you’re often wearing a lot of hats. From serving your customers to marketing your business, it can get overwhelming pretty quickly. That’s why it’s critical to actively identify ways you can save time and automate using some of the many software “apps” available today. The best part? Many are…

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Battling Over Space: 6 Ways to Help Your Downsizing Clients Negotiate a Win-Win

By Deborah Moyer | November 3, 2022

Many people know that one of the biggest challenges to downsizing is prioritizing what you need, then finding the space to accommodate those items in your new home. But, have you ever had to negotiate with your spouse, or significant other, who is battling over how space in your home will be used? It’s a…

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The Gift of Active Listening

By Deborah Moyer | October 24, 2022

Have you noticed how many people you’ve been talking to lately that don’t seem to be actively engaged in listening to what you have to say? You see it everywhere. People are distracted in every social setting, even checking their phones for the latest social media post or taking a call when they’re sharing a…

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4 Ways to Shift from Busy to Productive

By Deborah Moyer | October 12, 2022

As a business owner, would you consider yourself productive or just busy? It seems like time is flying by at warp speed these days and I often catch myself working harder instead of smarter. Can you relate? Unfortunately, it’s only gotten worse as I get older. I’m getting less and less done than I’m used…

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