Archive for January, 2015

Three Things to Keep in Mind as You Search for Memory Care Options

Written by Family Fun. Posted in Dedicated senior care, Options for elderly living, Seniors living independently

Protecting seniors with behavorial care
When most people think about their senior care options, they often think of factors that don’t always deal with medical care. From the accommodations at an assisted living home to the activities in a community, these are often the aspects of senior living that are prioritized when assessing a facility. However, some seniors require their elder care to go beyond their room and board, especially if they’re looking for senior living options that specialize in treating dementia and Alzheimer’s.
People who are seeking assisted living communities with memory care have several things

Three Questions to Ask Before You Hire a Public Adjuster

Written by Family Fun. Posted in Florida public adjuster, Illinois public adjuster, What is a public adjuster

Flood damage tampa
If you live in a part of the country frequently plagued by natural disaster, it can be tough to successfully file an insurance claim for property damage caused by these disasters. That’s because most homeowner’s insurance policies don’t cover damage caused by floods, hurricanes, wildfires and other severe weather events.
Because of this, you may find yourself seeking the help of public adjuster services to get your insurance claim successfully filed. However, not all public adjusters are alike — and some use less-than-reputable business practices!
Not sure if you’re hiring the right public adjuster services for your needs? By asking these three questions, you’ll be able to learn whether or not you shoul

How to Nail Nautical Decor

Written by Family Fun. Posted in Armillary globe, Life preserver decor, Nautical decorations

Porthole clock
Believe it or not, nautical decor is not all about nautical home decorations. You can’t just stick a replica diving helmet or other nautical items on display, and think you’re done.
No, nautical decor requires a holistic approach. If you really want your interior design to mimic that of a place by the sea, you need to think about the colors. Here are a few tips to help.
The Colors You Should Focus On.
Nautical decor typically focuses on navy, khaki, and white. Those three colors should be your primary focus, and be the dominant

Three Things to Keep in Mind When Choosing the Best Senior Living Options for Mom and Dad

Written by Family Fun. Posted in Caring for your parents, Multiple options for senior living, The best senior living

Senior assisted living
When most people look for adult care options for an elderly parent, they are often faced with tough decisions. Questions come up about where their parents should live, or which type of elder care is best for them. There’s also the misconception that senior living isn’t too exciting for the residents of these homes, which may push some seniors to put off the decision of moving into assisted living.
However, senior living doesn’t have to be a “boring” option for your parents, whether they want to retain their independence or not. Here are some tips to consider when looking into the inspired senior living options in your area.
    1. Choose a locat

Assisting Others Through Apparel

Written by Family Fun. Posted in Donation pick up, Helping families in need, St vincent de paul donation pick up

St vincent de paul clothing donations
The number of people helping families in need by donating clothing is on the rise! In 2013, individuals gave roughly $2406 billion (70%) to charity, a 4.2% increase from the previous year. 16% of donations in 2013 were given by the education center, and 5% was received from corporate giving. But what are the benefits of giving charitable clothing donations, instead of saving time by throwing out the things you no longer use?
Donating clothes is good for the environment. Almost 5% of total garbage in landfills consists of clothing or household textiles made of fabrics like cotton, polyester, nylon, and rayon. 5% may not seem like that much, but when you consider that 90% of textile waste is perfectly recyclable, you will wonder why more people aren’t sending their lightly used clot