Transitions With Jean - Columns

Stories you leave behind are your legacy

July 5, 2020

Have you ever thought about what matters most in your life? Could your children and grandchildren answer that question about you? Have you shared with them? This is your legacy. It is not about money.

Lori Coonen, from Living My Legacy, talked about family with me. She explained that...




Accepting changes we cannot control in life

June 7, 2020

I miss visiting Mom, my sisters and brothers, and my children. I miss my grandchildren. I miss my friends, church, my Kiwanis club members. I miss saying goodbye at the funeral for someone I dearly love. I miss events, service projects, and parties.

I miss business as usual. I miss going...




’Someday’ is here; time to work on your to-do list

May 3, 2020

What, oh what, do you do with this extra time on your hands?

Do you remember all of those things that you set aside, saying, “Someday, I’ll get around to it”? Well “someday” is here.

When my customers are making a transition from their big family...




Advance planning will help your family

April 5, 2020

Dear Jean: My older brother has always been a bit of a hermit and more so since he retired. He isn’t exactly a hoarder, but he has a lot of stuff in his house. I am his only family, so I know it will be left to me to clean it all out someday. I have tried everything to get...




Now is the time to do more!

March 20, 2020

Grandma and Grandpa need our help!

We all want to keep them safe, so their retirement communities are keeping them isolated: no visitors, no communal meals, no activities, even choir is canceled. Ugh! This is truly a recipe for loneliness.

It is time for all of us to step up.

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Technology can make us feel stupid

March 1, 2020

First, my message for today: YOU ARE NOT STUPID!

Now, my reason for saying that.

Every single day, I hear someone say, “I’m stupid”. Just this week, it was Mary, who lost her internet connection and didn’t know how to get it back. At work, I heard Denise...



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