Are you worried about your aging parent’s abilities in home management? Health issues and fast-changing technology can make the simplest tasks frustrating. Senior-specific challenges can make the best of the elderly vulnerable. Running a home or struggling with the day-to-day tasks can lead to frustration and mistakes. Here are some of the ways Potomac Concierge […]
Cluttered kitchens do more than add stress. Brian Wansink of Cornell University recent completed a study that linked messy, disorganized kitchens to over-snacking on sweets. Kathleen Vohs of the University of Minnesota had similar findings in her experiment with clutter and food. Turn your kitchen into a healthy place.
Not just anyone can be a professional organizer, so how do you make sure to pick the right one? We’ve come up with a list of the ten most important questions that you should know the answer to before you hire a professional organizer.
If you’re going to sell a house this spring, start getting ready now as there is work to do before the first Open House. Buyers in the existing home market want perfection. Any realtor will agree that decluttering your home, and some organization and prep ahead of time, will pay off in a higher sale […]
Moving into a new home should be fun and exciting- as stress free as possible! Mistakes can ruin the process, cost you extra money, and waste valuable time. Fixing moving oversights/disasters can be overwhelming and expensive. There’s no shortcut- do your homework, pay attention to details, and be smart about how you spend your hard […]
Are you juggling a move, on top of career and family? Hiring move managers saves your sanity, but it may save money too! Some simple calculations will show how the value of your time adds up quickly. Let’s use attorney income in an example since Washington DC has the nation’s highest concentration of lawyers. Use […]
If you’re like most people today, your life is a busy one. Whether it’s juggling a full-time job with social, family, and community commitments, raising a family and trying to get other things done at the same time, or being a caregiver to an elderly relative while keeping up with your own life, there are […]
Is downsizing overwhelming you? Are you coaxing a loved one into moving to a smaller home? Reducing 30 years of clutter is daunting if you don’t know where to start. If this sounds familiar, you are not alone: 26% of senior homeowners say fear of downsizing is blocking a needed move. It’s understandable when you […]
Nowadays, many adults are pressured by both society and loved ones to be the ones to take care of everything. Not only are these people expected to tend to their homes and families on a regular basis, but they are also expected to lead very successful and fulfilling careers as professionals. Unfortunately, many people find it impossible to […]
The holidays are a busy time, and your schedule is likely to be more hectic than usual. How are you going to get all that holiday planning and shopping done, while still doing all the other things you normally have to do on a daily or weekly basis? You’ve probably experienced holiday seasons in the […]
This holiday season why not the give the gift we all want and need: MORE time! Our time is precious. Most of us are busy running around trying to keep up with a family, career, house, pets, friends and so on. The to-do lists are never ending. And it seems we’re constantly pushing to do […]
Thanksgiving is almost here! The holiday season is an important time of celebration, family and friends, and, of course, great food. It can also be a time of immense stress: out of town guests, elaborate menu plans, and normal family drama can be enough to set anybody on edge. Utilize these tips to get a […]