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With over 30 years experience in helping clients buy and sell homes in Northeast Los Angeles, Tracy King has a depth of real estate knowledge that makes her the go-to for both the first-time home buyer and the seasoned real estate investor. When she's not holding open houses or negotiating offers, Tracy enjoys wine tasting, cooking, and planning he...r next trip to Paris. More

New listing! 652 Milo Terrace, Highland Park

652 Milo Terrace
HIGHLAND PARK, CA
NEW LISTING! For more pictures and information visit www.652MiloTerrace.com

2BR/1BA Single Family House
$399,000
Year Built 1937
Sq Footage 1,163
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1 full, 0 partial
Floors 1
Parking 2 Car garage
Lot Size 3,270 sqft
HOA/Maint $0 per month
Description

Want an affordable home that doesn't require a lot of work to make it your own?This light and airy 1937 traditional offers an open floorplan with the living, dining rooms and kitchen flowing from one to the other. The bedrooms are spacious as well. Original details throughout include bathroom tiles, the fireplace, the high coved ceiling in the living room, and hardwood floors. Comfortably updated with central air & heat. The backyard is a secret patio garden with garage rooftop deck. You can entertain with ease and have no lawn to mow.
Property Features

Central A/C Central heat Fireplace
Hardwood floor Tile floor Living room
Dining room Refrigerator Stove/Oven
Laundry area - garage Yard
Other Special Features

Traditional exterior with Spanish style on the inside
Many original details maintained - hardwood floor, 1930s bathroom tile, fireplace
Outdoor space features a deck and patio - no lawn to maintain!
Open floor plan from kitchen to living room
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652 Milo Terrace
Kitchen
Living Room
Master Bedroom
Bath
Deck
Contact Info
Tracy King
Coldwell Banker
DRE Lic#01048877
(626) 844-2256
For sale by agent/broker

Equal Opportunity Housing
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New listing! 5024 Monte Bonito Drive, Eagle Rock

5024 Monte Bonito Drive
EAGLE ROCK, CA
New listing! Open Sunday, February 6, 12-3pm; Tuesday, February 8, 10-2pm; and Thursday, February 10, 10-2pm.

5BR/2BA Single Family House
$599,000
Year Built 1927
Sq Footage 2,599
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 2 full, 0 partial
Floors 2
Parking 2 Car garage
Lot Size 6,250 sqft
HOA/Maint $0 per month
Description

Character and style emanate from this lovely spacious Tudor-style home located above Colorado Blvd. The treetop views from the living room are framed by the original picture window. Gracious arches separate the dining room from the living and family rooms. The kitchen includes a breakfast eating area. The floorplan can accommodate several lifestyle choices. Want a large master suite with its own office or sitting room? Or maybe two master suites including the upstairs layout? Do you need 5 bedrooms? Or would you rather have separate offices for each family member? The backyard is fenced and private, ready for your al fresco barbecue party.
Property Features

Central A/C Fireplace Hardwood floor
Family room Living room Office/Den
Dining room Breakfast nook Dishwasher
Laundry area - inside Balcony, Deck, or Patio Yard
Other Special Features

Spacious Tudor-style home with character details
Located north of Colorado Blvd. in Eagle Rock
Floor plan can accomodate several lifestyle choices
The backyard is fenced and private, ready for your al fresco barbecue party.
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5024 Monte Bonito Drive
Living Room
Original Details
Dining Room
Kitchen
Yard
Contact Info
Tracy King
Coldwell Banker
DRE Lic#01048877
(626) 844-2256
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NEW LISTING! 1402 Hill Drive, Eagle Rock

1402 Hill Drive
EAGLE ROCK, CA
NEW LISTING! Open Sunday, February 6, 1-4pm; Tuesday, February 8, 10-2pm; and Thursday, February 10, 10-2pm.

3BR/2BA Single Family House
$649,900
Year Built 1937
Sq Footage 1,711
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2 full, 0 partial
Floors 1
Parking 2 Car garage
Lot Size 6,534 sqft
HOA/Maint $0 per month
Description

This Deco-era traditional has been rescued from a shabby past and transformed into a spacious updated home with all the modern conveniences--from central air & heat to a restaurant-style stainless steel stove. From the original front door and entry hall to the brick patio off the back, tradition has been honored in this quality re-do. The living room is graciously large, with original French doors and windows, hardwood floors, wainscoting, and tailored brick (decorative) fireplace all accented with Martha Stewart paint colors. The kitchen and bathrooms are new but recall the bygone days with marble counters and subway tile. Enjoy the best of both old and new--all on the most prestigious street in Eagle Rock.
Property Features

Central A/C Central heat Fireplace
Walk-in closet Hardwood floor Tile floor
Living room Dining room Dishwasher
Refrigerator Stove/Oven Laundry area - inside
Balcony, Deck, or Patio Yard
Community Features

Garage parking Covered parking Laundry on-site
Other Special Features

Completely renovated Deco-era home
Located on the most desirable street in Eagle Rock
All the modern conveniences amidst original charm
Kitchen and baths totally new, but maintain character details
Gracious living room with French doors leading to patio and lawn
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1402 Hill Drive
Living Room
Dining Room
Kitchen
Master Bedroom
Patio and Yard
Contact Info
Tracy King
Coldwell Banker
DRE Lic#01048877
(626) 844-2256
For sale by agent/broker

Equal Opportunity Housing
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Deal of the Day

Available to see 12-3 Sunday. English Tudor in Eagle Rock. Flexible floorplan offers as many as 5 bedrooms, 2 baths, den, family room and more! $599,000!

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Design Tips to Sell Homes

One of the panels we attended at the Inman Connect Real Estate Conference in New York a couple weeks ago featured Vern Yip from HGTV's "Deserving Design." He was fantastic to listen to and had a lot of great tips for showcasing a home to really appeal to its buying audience. Here is his presentation (you can skip ahead to 11:45 to get to the tips): Design Tips to Sell Homes. You can read the transcript of the presentation here.

And here are his "Best Ideas for Staging Your Home":

1. Present an optimal space plan

Optimize every room with a space plan that keeps rooms open and easy to negotiate, while showcasing how to utilize unusual spaces. Moving furniture around doesn't cost anything! This is so critical because not everyone who enters a property has the ability to envision how that property can be fully utilized. Sometimes people just aren't visual people, that's not what they do. Presenting an optimal space plan is the first and most critical portion of really showcasing what makes a property special.

A couple of examples:


  • Take an awkward nook in a bedroom or kitchen and turn it into a home office.

  • Use a dining room table as a place for meals and a desk for projects. In Urban Oasis New York, Vern used a table that seats six, but also served as a desk complete with pedestals for storage and electronics. He points out that it also serves as a prep surface for the open layout kitchen - all to show viewers how to optimize square footage in a small apartment.

  • Hide a laundry unit behind doors in the kitchen, or a hall closet, or a bathroom closet.

It's really about showing people how a space plan can improve their space and what they're actually getting.

2. Stick to a monochromatic scheme

A monochromatic room with minimal contrast looks bigger because the number of visual breaks is minimized. When you diminish contrast you actually expand the visual plane. Neutral colors in tans, warm grays, taupes, and shades of warm white have the most flexibility for adapting rooms to anyone's style and have the broadest appeal. A fresh coat of paint is the best investment when staging a property for sale.

An example:

In one unit from the show Selling New York there were some serious architectural elements in the living area. Everything in this unit is painted a warm white color, even some of the furniture is white. So the structural element blends in with the environment. You can accent it if you want, but painting it the same color as the wall diminishes it so if somebody doesn't necessarily like it, it fades into the background.

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3. Incorporate organic elements

Real elements will make a property look well cared for and add an appealing sense of life, vibrancy and vitality to a space. They don't have to necessarily always be fresh flowers or plants. A couple of examples:


  • Instead of fresh flowers, Vern staged three clear jars with different kinds of hard candy in the entry area of the Urban Oasis New York Unit (he also mentioned "candy is questionable as to whether or not it's organic, but again it's injecting that sense of life to a space").

  • A bowl of apples is a great way to go. They can last three to four weeks, are relatively cheap, and they give a lot of life to a space.

  • One of Vern's favorite tricks: Monstera leaves in a vase (placed on a nightstand or bathroom counter looks great). They are a couple dollars each and last for several weeks.

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4. Edit to showcase a space

Editing is free and an invaluable tool for expanding the visual volume of a room while also making it look neater, cleaner, and more expensive. When it comes to accessories, fewer items with higher individual impact offers the most bang for your buck.

People have a natural tendency to just accumulate stuff. Before going on the market it's important to go through a home and really edit down your belongings so that a potential buyer can visually understand what's happening in the property they're looking at.

An example:

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"This is a bedroom from Urban Oasis New York. It's not the world's largest bedroom, but we've done the monochromatic color scheme and we've really pared it down. We put one large, central bed there, we have these pedestals on either side showcasing these keystones from a demolished brownstone here in Manhattan, and these pedestals also have niches so that they serve as night stands. Fewer things, really substantial things. More meaningful things, but fewer things really help showcase the property."

5. Place visual emphasis on highlights of a room

Whether a space has a fantastic view, a tremendous volume, or incredible floors, the highlight of a room should always be underscored dramatically! This is so important because every room has highlights, it's really up to you to now find out what those are and highlight them.

If, say, the highlight is an unobstructed view - put low furniture near the window and keep a monochromatic scheme to not distract the eye from the view.

6. Remember secondary spaces

Finish and accessorize auxiliary spaces. Bathrooms, guest rooms, and home offices should be treated as primary spaces and showcased with furniture, accessories, and organic items to illustrate that a property has many possibilities.

Everybody thinks about the living room, everybody thinks of the dining room, everybody thinks about the master bedroom. But you have to think about the secondary spaces as well if you really want to sell a property.

A couple of examples:


  • In bathrooms: include artwork on the walls, place fresh towels in a basket, put a plant on the counter.

  • In guest bedrooms: make sure there are fresh linens on the bed, put lamps on the side tables, add an organic element to a dresser.


So those are your tips today on how design can really help sell a property. Of course, if this all sounds like way too much work for you to handle before you sell your home, staging is a great option to showcase your home for the market. We work with a fantastic stager who will come in and make a detailed list of what needs to be done to make your home look fantastic.

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Join me for food from The Spot at 1260 Topeka, 91104 today 11-2!

Good food, fantastic property, great deal!
Artichoke dip
Caprese skewers
Bow-tie pasta with lemon cream sauce
Turkey lavash sandwiches

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Green Monday

Turn a blue Monday green with some of these tips for reducing your carbon footprint and at the same time save money by using less gas in your car!

Drive Greener

• Shade: Park in the shade when possible, and cool down your hot car by driving with the windows down before turning on the air-conditioner. Over time these practices can result in a much smaller workload for your AC—and significant energy savings.
• Tune-ups: Change your oil, check the fluids, replace spark plugs, and perform other regular maintenance tasks to save fuel. Rotate your tires and keep them properly inflated. For every three pounds they fall below their recommended pressure your fuel economy will fall by one percent. When it’s time to replace tires consider using low-rolling-resistance (LRR) alternatives, which can boost your mpg.
• Smooth ride: Slow down. Driving 75 mph instead of 65 mph burns 10 percent more fuel. A smooth ride also helps, so use cruise control when it’s practical. Stop-and-go driving and jackrabbit acceleration really take a toll—just one second of “pedal to the metal” acceleration emits almost as much carbon monoxide as half an hour of normal driving. And when you’re not driving your car, turn it off—don’t let it idle.

Source: The Green Guide
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More good economic news...



Real estate sales rebound in 2011, prices nearly flat


NAR forecast anticipates quicker recovery for new homes


By Inman News, Thursday, January 27, 2011.

Inman News™








In its latest real estate and economic forecast, the National Association of Realtors anticipates that sales of existing homes, after falling 4.8 percent in 2010, will rise 7.9 percent this year, to 5.3 million, and another 4.5 percent in 2012, to 5.53 million.

The median price of existing homes, meanwhile, rose 0.3 percent in 2010 after a 12.9 percent drop in 2009, and is expected to rise 0.5 percent this year, to $173,800, and another 2.4 percent in 2012, to $177,900.

Sales of new single-family homes are expected to rebound faster, rising 17.7 percent this year, to 374,000 sales, after a 15.5 percent drop in 2010, and then rising 51.1 percent in 2012, to 565,000 sales. In an earlier forecast, released last month, NAR anticipated that sales of new single-family homes would climb 20.8 percent in 2011 and 30.9 percent in 2012.

The new-home median price rose 2.2 percent in 2010 and is expected to climb 1.8 percent this year, to $224,700, and 1.9 percent in 2012, to $229,000.

NAR expects that 30-year-fixed mortgage rates will average 5.1 percent this year, up from 4.7 percent in 2010, and rise to 5.9 percent in 2012.

The group also forecasts the U.S. unemployment rate to fall from 9.7 percent in 2010 to 9.4 percent this year and 8.7 percent in 2012, while U.S. real gross domestic product is expected to dip from 2.8 percent in 2010 to 2.6 percent this year, rising to 3.2 percent in 2012.

Also today, NAR reported a 2 percent month-to-month rise in December for its index tracking pending sales of existing homes, though the index was down -4.2 percent compared to December 2009.

The Pending Home Sales Index tracks homes for which a sales contract has been signed but the transaction has not yet closed. Typically, a sale is finalized within one to two months of signing, so the index is considered a leading indicator.

Regionally, the index fell 10.7 percent in the West, 5.3 percent in the Northeast and 5.1 percent in the Midwest while rising 1.7 percent in the South in December 2010 compared to December 2009.

And the index dropped 13.2 percent in the West while rising 11.5 percent in the South, 8 percent in the Midwest, and 1.8 percent in the Northeast from November 2010 to December 2010, NAR reported.

Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist, said in a statement, "Modest gains in the labor market and the improving economy are creating a more favorable backdrop for buyers, allowing them to take advantage of excellent housing affordability conditions. Mortgage rates should rise only modestly in the months ahead, so we'll continue to see a favorable environment for buyers with good credit."

NAR reported last week that the sales rate for existing homes rose about 12.3 percent from November 2010 to December 2010, but fell 2.9 percent compared to December 2009. The median price of existing homes dropped about 1 percent year-over-year in December, to $168,800.

Sales of new single-family homes were up an estimated 17.5 percent from November 2010 to December 2010 and fell about 7.6 percent year-over-year in December, the U.S. Census Bureau and Housing and Urban Development Department reported Wednesday. The median price rose about 8.5 percent year-over-year in December, to $241,500.


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Last week the sky was falling, this week...?

The big real estate news in the last few days has been the Case-Schiller report which says that home prices have slid! Let’s look at this rationally:

This report is for October-November 2010 sales. When interest rates ticked up in December, the buyers came running for homes to buy before they were priced out of the good deals.

This “big slide” in prices totaled a whopping 1% in Los Angeles County. Come on, folks. Is Chicken Little back in town?

Nationwide, as President Obama says, “…after the worst recession in decades, we see an economy growing again.” Oh, but the news says different about the housing market:

U.S. Home Prices Keep Weakening as Nine Cities Reach New Lows According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices. November 2010
U.S. Home Prices Weaken Further as Six Cities Make New Lows According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices. Data through October 2010,
Broad-based Declines in Home Prices in the 3rd Quarter of 2010 According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices. Data through September 2010.

FACTS:
April, 2006 was the highest index for Los Angeles County: 273.10
November, 2010, was 171.86.
The lowest index was 160.34 in May 2009.

So what is this NEW LOW? The index was all of .22 lower than the previous month’s report, and although it was the lowest of 2010, we are still talking about a total spread over the whole year of less than 5 points, which is over 10 points higher than the low of May 2009. All this in comparison to the truly big drop of over 110 points from the peak of April 2006, to the trough of May 2009. OMG! But let’s not all leave our homes in despair quite yet. (And where would we go? Under the nearest bridge?)

Let’s look at more local data.  Just so you don’t think I’m a Pollyanna insisting that everything is wonderful, the table below shows the “peak to trough” numbers for several zip codes in Northeast LA, Altadena, South Pasadena, Northeast and Southwest Pasadena: You can see that we had drops of 41 to 77% from the highest quarter to the lowest. But that doesn’t mean that if you live in Southwest Pasadena that your particular house lost 77% of its value and is now worth less than half of what it was in August of 2008. That zip code actually lost less value over the last 4 years than the others. These numbers reflect what houses sold for in the last few years, not what your house is worth today. And although lenders hire appraisers who look at the past sales to indicate current value, we don’t have very many housing tracts of identical houses in Northeast Los Angeles. What your neighbor’s house sold for is not necessarily what your house will sell for.



Confused yet? Think about the poor buyers in the market right now. Last week it was all about how prices are sliding. Today the December numbers showed much stronger improvement than “the experts” thought. We who own homes think we are above any of this value talk. My house is worth $800,000 because I say so, doggone it! What is a buyer to do? We can only look at what is available versus what similar (?) properties have sold for, versus what a lender will agree to lend on it. Unless we can pay cash. I wish we could. Then we wouldn’t have to put up with all this loan craziness. Unfortunately, most home sales involve a lender and the lender wants to make sure their investment is secure. Tiresome, but understandable. Especially if you own stock in a mortgage company or a bank (you don’t want these banks just lending money on anything do you?)

This is the dynamic of the housing market: recent sales influence the value of the current sale. In custom-built, diverse, eclectic neighborhoods like ours in the Northeast LA and Pasadena areas, pricing is an art not a science. Average price per square foot is a Zestimate, and we all know what we think of Zillow’s numbers. I don’t care what some appraiser says, there is a huge subjective aspect to valuing a home. Sometimes the appraiser, buyer, lender, seller and agents all agree, and many times we don’t.
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A Positive Slant on Buy vs. Rent


Can you believe it? One of the cities where it is more affordable to buy than rent is Los Angeles!

Check out this article from DSNews.com:






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Featured Home: 3641 Kinney Place, Glassell Park

3641 Kinney Place
GLASSELL PARK, CA
OPEN SUNDAY, JANUARY 30, 1-4PM! For more pictures and information visit www.3641Kinney.com.

3BR/2BA Single Family House
$489,000
Year Built 1962
Sq Footage 1,392
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2 full, 0 partial
Floors 2
Parking 2 Car garage
Lot Size 5,290 sqft
HOA/Maint $0 per month
Description

Nestled in the hills above Glassell Park, this delightful secluded home affords both stunning views from the city to the mountains from the top deck and cozy treetop views from the balcony below. Updated features include: new designer-remodeled chef's kitchen with 2 matching Swanstone sinks,Rosemary Caesarstone counters and custom maple cabineting with glass-front cabinets. The floorplan is just what buyers want today with the kitchen, dining and living space all open to the view and the deck, secluded by surrounding trees. There is new bamboo flooring on the main floor, slated tile entry and fireplace, premium dual-pane windows throughout and much more. The 2-car attached garage has direct access into the house and a new garage-door opener. There are 2 bedrooms, 1 bath upstairs. The third bedroom was converted to a convenient den off the living room with the laundry room and downstairs bath adjacent. The backyard down below offers a potential for great gardening or pet/play space
Property Features

Central A/C Central heat Fireplace
Tile floor Living room Office/Den
Dishwasher Refrigerator Stove/Oven
Laundry area - inside Balcony, Deck, or Patio
Community Features

Garage parking
Other Special Features

Built in 1962
1,392 SF on a 5,290 SF lot
Designer-remodeled chef's kitchen
New tankless water heater
New 30-year main roof
New bamboo floors on main floor
New dual pane windows throughout
Open living space that flows to a deck with spectacular views!
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View to Griffith Observ.
3641 Kinney Place
Kitchen
Living Room
Kitchen Window
Dining Area
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Coldwell Banker
DRE Lic#01048877
(626) 844-2256
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Interest rates tick up again


Here is a brief summary of mortgage rates for the most common loan programs, prepared by Babak Moghaddam, Mortgage Adviser at Charter Pacific Lending Corp.  Please note  that rates vary greatly based on credit scores and loan to value. Go to www.ChartPac.com for details.  You can also reach Babak at (800) 322-1217 X103 for more information.


Conv. 30 Yr Fixed 1 Point
Rate   APR
4.750  4.790

FHA 30 Year Fixed 1 point
Rate    APR
4.625   5.046
FHA 30 Yr Fixed 1 Point> $417K
Rate     APR
4.625    5.050
Conv. 30 Yr Fixed 1 Point> 417k
Rate     APR
4.875    4.956
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How to sell a house

Price it right and people will come to see it.
My friend Kendyl's listing at 1973 Ashington in Glendale is a good example.

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South Pasadena vineyard opportunity

This listing on Peterson in South Pasadena is listed for $1.1 million. Lovely house, but buy it for the bare hillside ideal for wine grapes.

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Echo Mountain

This gentleman is showing hikers a video of the Mt. Lowe railway from the 1920s on his IPad. How cool is that!

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Santa Monica Pier View

Scenery from our monthly RealEstate coaching meeting. Worth the commute just for the view, I say.

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How to age successfully

Since we all do get older, here is a helpful article from Jenny Buchanan, staffer at the Solheim Senior Living Community.




Ten Tips About Aging For 2011
by Jennybe on January 5, 2011 in Senior Living Tips

I imagine each of us would like to move gracefully into old age knowing when and what steps to take so that we are as happy and safe as possible, and that our grown children or other caring family and friends don’t need to worry about us and/or shoulder the burden of caring for us.

I’ve worked at a Senior Living Community for two years. Here are a few things I’ve learned from observation as well as personal experience: I’ve chosen to use the pronoun “you,” since sooner or later if we grow old…

1. OUTLIVING YOUR SPOUSE AND FRIENDS.
Most aging adults find that their network of friends and contacts are dwindling and even if they don’t talk or complain about it, they are worried about aspects of their health and mobility.

2. FALLING IN ONE’S OWN HOME IS LIKELY TO HAPPEN.
One way to prevent unnecessary falls is to remove rugs – though they add warmth and beauty to home, the cost of falling is not worth it.

3. PHONE MAY BE OUT OF REACH IN EMERGENCY.
With heart attack, stroke, and many other health threats, getting medical help in a timely fashion can save your life. Consider implementing a health alarm system that travels with you such as Life Alert or Life Line.

4. SKIPPING OR TAKING TO MANY MEDICATIONS CAN CAUSE SERIOUS PROBLEMS
Implement a counting system if you take more than one medication a day – this is simple and inexpensive.

5. FORGETTING TO MAKE REGULAR BATHING A PRIORITY.
From my experience working with seniors, I would not have believed that personal hygiene would ever be an issue, “cleanliness is next to Godliness,” in most people’s personal belief system – so it is sad and bewildering that seniors sometime neglect this priority unless reminded regularly.

6. CHANGING REGULARY INTO CLEAN CLOTHES.
Again, I never would’ve believed that this could have grown into a real issue of daily living as senoirs that once were successful professionals accustomed to wearing cleanly laundered dress shirts and a suit and tie to work every day now find it difficult to dress.

7. MISSING MEALS.
When aging people live alone this tends to become a real problem. Shopping, cooking, and preparing meals takes planning, time, and effort. Though we all know regular nutrition is imperative for sustaining good health, it is often a short cut that those living alone begin to take all too often.

8. NOT DRINKING ENOUGH FLUIDS.
Lack of hydration is common with the aging population and creates or contributes to ill health and well being.

9. NOT EXERCISING ROUTINELY.
As most of us know, exercise is vital to good health no matter what one’s age, but maintaining an appropriate exercise routine changes with age and is probably more difficult to maintain with age.

10. LACK OF SOCIALIZATION WHICH CAN LEAD TO DEPRESSION.
While some people are naturally more sociable than others, we all need social interaction at some level. Those people who maintain interaction with peers and/or regular socialization report healthier happier lives at all ages.

About Solheim Lutheran Home:
We are a single-site, non-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community in Los Angeles, California providing four levels of care to seniors: Residential Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care and Skilled Nursing. For more information about Solheim contact Jenny Buchanan at (323) 257-7518.

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Google Party NYC!

Honoring Inman Connect Attendees. Fun!

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NYC

Let those girls skate. Hot drinks at the Algonquin Hotel in sight of the famous round table. My kind of City!

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