Change is Inevitable ... Helping those not recognizing life's changes

December 8, 2015
Hosted by Laura Mineff

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Life is a journey and everyday brings new challenges as we learn to re-assess what our bodies and our psyche can handle. For those of us who are also monitoring the changes of our parents, it is sometimes difficult to know when to have the talk that mom and dad might do better walking with a cane or let’s think about adding that bedroom on the first floor so they don’t have to navigate the stairs. My guest Shalom Plotkin from Cleveland Right at Home will give us insight on signs that your loved ones needs are changing and they might need assistance at home. He will also provide wonderful tips on winter safety, staying warm and avoiding falls in the home and when traveling out and about. With the holidays approaching, we will also cover safety with indoor and outdoor lights plus making the right choices for our nutrition. With so many tempting treats this time of year, good choices are critical for good health, which incudes being active and exercising even if the weather is cold.

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Many of us have chosen to embrace the different passages of our lives. We grow attached to our families and extended families in cherishing and enjoying sharing time and activities. As our brothers and sisters have families and our children create their own families, life keeps going on even during change with the older generation’s mobility and lifestyle challenges. We remember the times we have shared together from the many lasting memories. As we age in the place we love, we modify our homes to support our new needs and help us maintain our independence so that we can continue to live in our homes. It is nurturing for us to embrace the reality that for our continued well-being. There are many ways to help and enhance our lives while maintaining and still living in our homes. You can start by tuning in to Dynamic Insights for your Home Environment.

Laura Mineff

I have been a design contractor for 18 years in establishing my own business, which offers life-style consultation, building and designed concepts for individuals and commercial projects throughout the United States. I absolutely love what I do and have an insightful gift of extracting from my clients what they are looking to create for their desires and needs. My background includes a career as a licensed practical nurse, who has experience in assisting people with health and living challenges during life’s changes. I have taken on the challenge of working with major developers and conquering build outs for residential and commercial projects to reflect the changing lifestyle environments across the country. My knowledge and understanding of design development, contracting and general contracting embrace diverse elements to create atmospheres clients gravitate towards as they grow and expand in their life. I have tremendously enjoyed working with people in different stages of their life, health, family and home. I am a member of NAWBO, BNI and Cleveland HBA and have been recognized with 5 stars from HOUZ. BIA Home Association has acknowledged my business as a leader in green residential home projects that integrated teams from the community and local student groups. My goal to help and invigorate my clients to dwell in the best environment for their emotional, physical and professional lives is what I am passionate about in watching the joy of others come alive.

Episode Directory

December 2015

  • 12/22/2015: Resources to Help Your Loved Ones Stay in Their Homes Listen Now
  • 12/15/2015: Life's Challenges and the Resources to Cope with Grief Listen Now
  • 12/8/2015: Change is Inevitable ... Helping those not recognizing life's changes Listen Now

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