Category: Family

Transitioning Alice: Part 2

A few days from moving from her apartment to assisted living, Alice shared more thoughts September 7th, 2017.  This was the beginning of what a community of caregiving looks like, which continues today and tomorrow. 💜 ​

Moving Alice. The Transition is Real: From Apartment to Assisted Living Part 1

She didn’t think she was ready. Who is ever ready to move to assisted living?  It was early August, when mom’s fall would become a game changer.  After one night in ER, followed by two weeks in skilled nursing, followed by two weeks of…

Humanity in Real Estate

Upon closing the last several listings, It never ceases to amaze, the human connection in real estate. Houses are houses are houses. They entail a living area, bedrooms, bathrooms, a kitchen, a patio, a doorbell. All of which stand upright on a foundation from…

The Aging Parent

We all have a story of our aging parents. To be a baby boomer today, is to face our own mortality as we navigate our relationships with our adult children and aging parents. Boomers, as a whole, are criticized for selfish behavior and self-absorbed…

Real Estate Referrals of the Lasting Kind

When my dad told me he and his wife were thinking of putting their Cottage Grove, Oregon house on the market many years ago, first immediate thought: I have NO idea of a real estate agent within the Eugene area. That was two real…

In a Seller’s Senior Shoes

There are many times in this business I am the fortunate one.  One can learn a lot more from a client than any formative real estate class. Want to learn more about Alzheimer’s? Work with clients who must cope with their parents who live…

Senior Advocacy all the way, Baby

I am but one Realtor living in California. No fancy schmancy car, shiny website or major top producing agent, what I DO offer my clients are as such: care, compassion knowledge and an attentive ear. When I first began helping seniors, these characteristics seemed…