Sell, Keep, Or Toss?

How to Downsize a Home, Settle an Estate, and Appraise Personal Property

Author: Harry L. Rinker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 0375722408

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 257

View: 9087


Describes how to recognize valuables, preserve mementos, and find a reputable appraiser in order to help determine what to sell, keep, or throw away when moving into a smaller house or settling an estate.

How to Weed Your Attic

Getting Rid of Junk without Destroying History

Author: Elizabeth H. Dow,Lucinda P. Cockrell

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1538115476

Category: House & Home

Page: 152

View: 898


How to Weed Your Attic explains why there may be value in items stored in basements, attics, and similar places and describes how to identify historically important documents and artifacts. It gives a general overview of how to take care of historically valuable materials and how to donate them to a historical repository.

Fostering Family History Services: A Guide for Librarians, Archivists, and Volunteers

A Guide for Librarians, Archivists, and Volunteers

Author: Rhonda L. Clark,Nicole Wedemeyer Miller

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1610695429

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 269

View: 7086


Here is everything you need to promote your library as a center for genealogical study by leveraging your collection to help patrons conduct research on ancestors, document family stories, and archive family heirlooms. • Discusses the reference environment and offers tips for strategic planning for local studies • Includes hints of how to assess, organize, discard, or donate family heirlooms • Offers suggestions for caring for family history archives, including physical enclosures, digital copies, and the importance of data backups • Features templates for partnership agreements with other organizations

The Parent Care Conversation

11.5 Strategies for Transforming the Emotional and Financial Future of your Aging Parents

Author: Taylor - Sheffield - Skipper

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1504926358

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 372

View: 5215


A comprehensive and empathetic program for addressing, planning, and putting into effect long-term parent care. Long-term care for aging parents is a sensitive, often difficult, but ultimately inevitable issue all of us must face. The Parent Care Conversation offers a step-by-step approach for families to follow that will enable them to develop workable plans of action. By first addressing the emotional aspects of long-term care that take into account the parents’ feelings and wishes, then integrating the practical and financial components, this book will open the door for a critical exchange of information and honest discussion among adult children and their aging parents that has long been the major roadblock to successful elder care. Filled with factual information, useful tips, real-life stories, and practical exercises, The Parent Care Conversation provides a proactive and collaborative solution to the long-term care issues that eventually everyone must face.

Life After Death?

Inheritance, Burial Practices, and Family Heirlooms

Author: Marcia Amidon Lusted

Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC

ISBN: 153450477X

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 200

View: 4045


While death is a universal experience, the traditions that surround it differ from culture to culture. How should the body of the deceased be laid to rest? What should be done with his or her belongings? How can a person's legacy live on through traditions and keepsakes? This volume explores practices around the world, addressing the practical and spiritual considerations that come with death and encouraging readers to keep an open mind toward the rituals and beliefs of other cultures and turn a critical eye toward their own.


A Journal of Trade, Finance and Public Economy

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Commerce

Page: N.A

View: 3884