Senior Home Care Options in Queens

My father just had a stroke a couple of days ago, and I am really worried about him. He wants to go back home as soon as he can, and is really ready to get out of the hospital. But anyway, he is still going through tests and it is not likely that he will get out of the hospital this week. Anyway, I am checking into senior home care in Queens because I no longer feel safe with him living alone in his house, and he seems pretty determined to go back to living alone once he is cleared to go home from the hospital.

I guess I can’t stop him, but I can help to make sure that his health is in better hands by hiring him home care. He really needs it, to be honest, and I have thought about it before. But it was not until he had this stroke that I really realized that it needed to be done, and there was no way around it. It is either that, or I would have to move in with him, and I do not think that would go over very well for a lot of reasons.

The main reason just being that I do not have enough time to take care of him, and I have my own kids to raise. So I think the best option would be to hire someone else to help to take care of him, and to make sure that he does not have another stroke or something like that, where he needs to have immediate access to medical attention. We are lucky that he was with friends when he had the stroke, because I don’t know what would have happened otherwise. I do not want to think about that though at all.

Started Trying to Quit Smoking Again

I have just now started trying to quit smoking again and I have decided that I will probably try to do it with some sort of vapour cigarettes. Of course you have to figure out where to summon up the will power if you really want to quit. That is the key, being determined and of course it helps if you have something you can focus on, Of course I sort of think about how I am angry at my Dad because he could not quit smoking even when it was obviously doing him a tremendous amount of harm. So I try to use that to focus on the idea that I am going to succeed. Of course it is a tough thing to beat and I have tried a bunch of different times in the past. Continue reading “Started Trying to Quit Smoking Again”

Buying Followers on Instagram for My Business

Before I decided to join a social media platform, I did my homework. I knew that I had to pick the right one, because I only wanted to devote my time to maintaining one. I knew that if I spread myself too thin across all of the popular ones, that I would not do what I was hoping to accomplish. I chose Instagram for a number of reasons. The first is because of a company I found where I can purchase Instagram followers. I know that without followers, I might as well not even have a social media presence.

Every single customer matters to me, but having ten followers as opposed to thousands was just not going to cut it. Continue reading “Buying Followers on Instagram for My Business”

Moving the Laundry to the Main Floor for Mom

Mom is not getting any younger. Her knee surgery was a success, but she still has pain going up and down the stairs. Dad wanted her to have the laundry on the main floor. She was adamant in doing the laundry even though dad tried. She said he could not do it right. They could not afford to have the washer and dryer moved into the pantry off from the kitchen. There was room, just not enough funds. My wife called a plumber in Morris County NJ to see how much it would cost to do it.

We got the plumber to come out when mom and dad were away at a friends house for the night. They asked us to check on the place for them and let their dog out. We had the plumber come then. We got a very reasonable cost to move the washer and dryer to the pantry including the cost to install a washtub. Mom likes her double sink washtub. Continue reading “Moving the Laundry to the Main Floor for Mom”

Expedient Plumber Services for a Terrible Clog

I am in the unfortunate situation of needing to hire a plumber. The toilet in the main bathroom is clogged. My son caused quite a mess in there, and I went in there to try to see if I could fix the problem, and I nearly threw up from the stench. It is quite awful and so I will be more than happy to pay someone else to deal with it. So I am going to hire a plumber in Bergen county NJ as soon as I can to come and deal with this issue.

I really hope that it will be fixed soon because the smell is starting to show up in other parts of the house. I have thought about turning off the air in order to keep it from spreading. That might be ideal, but then it would get hot in here. Continue reading “Expedient Plumber Services for a Terrible Clog”

Looking Southward for Warmer Climates

I feel like that we’ve all had a lucky break this Winter thanks to just how mild it has been. I was expecting another blast like we had last year where a crazy polar vortex and an absurd amount of snow piling on top of us. I had already called up for commercial roof repair in Bergen County NJ ust to prepare for what seemed like the inevitable. The damage that my place sustained last year was no joke and I wanted to make sure that I was going to avoid as much damage as I could this time around. Continue reading “Looking Southward for Warmer Climates”

Real Estate in Las Vegas

I have always wanted to live in Las Vegas, because it is a wild city and there are so many things to like about it. It makes me feel younger when I am there. I like the casinos maybe more than I should for my own good. But what can I say, it is fun to gamble and I don’t see that changing any time soon. I am thinking about purchasing some real estate in the city but I need more information before I make any decisions on that.

I do not really know if I want to actually buy land, and that is my biggest problem. I think that the land prices are pretty high in Las Vegas, especially in the area where I would want to buy property. So instead, it might be a good idea for me to just buy an apartment, and then I would be able to come to the city and have a place to stay whenever I wanted. Continue reading “Real Estate in Las Vegas”

My Sister’s New Job and Apartment Helped Me Get My Career Confidence Back

My sister got a job with a company she has been applying at now for a couple of years. She was determined to land the job without taking an entry-level position first. She told them from her first interview that she was a great manager and was not going to start out as regular staff. Now I am just the opposite. I had a lot of experience in a field I was working in and then took a job about three positions lower just to have a job. That is why my sister is living in Highland Pointe apts and I am at home in the apartment above the garage at our mom and dad’s house.

She really has a nice place. I was really impressed when she gave me the grand tour. Her apartment has two bedrooms and high ceilings throughout. They have a pool there that reminds me of ones you might see at a resort. Continue reading “My Sister’s New Job and Apartment Helped Me Get My Career Confidence Back”

My Wife Loves Our New Dial-up Service

As a very young couple, who just got married last year, my wife and I have to be very careful with our money. We are just starting out in the work world, and we just do not make a lot of money yet. But we cannot be without Internet, so I found a website online to help compare dialup Internet in our area so that I could get a better idea of the type of prices and options we can expect to pay for it.

I should also mention that we have a new baby who is only 3 months old. This is yet another reason we have to be careful money-wise. When we go to visit my parents, my wife loves to use their computer so that she can look up information on some of her favorite parenting pages. Continue reading “My Wife Loves Our New Dial-up Service”

Started Working on the New Building

I got this tip from a lady who does the cleaning for us. She does a lot of house cleaning in Westchester county NY and she knows a lot of people, she knows that I am always on the hunt for new opportunities and she put this deal together. Of course she was looking for a commission and I did not blame her for wanting one, but I was not looking to make her rich off of it. Still it was a good deal, so she got enough to make it worth her time and the effort she put in it. Now the trick is to get the place fixed up and find a tenant or some person who is going to want to give me a price where I make a good return on the money that I have invested in it. Of course the guy who sold me the place was just looking to get out of the deal.

He was a dentist or something like that and he has a brother in law, like most dentists have and the brother in law had gotten him in to a deal that he was not able or willing to carry through to the end. At any rate it was not a good deal for him and he was looking to get out from under it. I could tell he was going to lose money on it, but my interest was in paying a good price for the property. It had to be something that made sense after you figure the cost of fixing the place up, and it is a long way from being up to code at this exact point in time. I have some of my associates down there getting ready to bid on what needs to be done.

Starting Hunting for a Better Place to Live

Starting hunting for a better place to live while I am over here in Singapore. I was hoping that I would be able to get back to the UK sooner rather than later, but that is not going to happen. The guy who runs the company on this side of the world got on the phone with the big boss back in London and told him that he needed me, so now I am his until further notice. I am thinking about investing in real estate here. That seems like a sure bet. I was talking a lady here, http://www.condogallery.com.sg/marine-blue/ . Continue reading “Starting Hunting for a Better Place to Live”

I Didn’t Want to Miss Football Games

When I moved from Pittsburgh to Richmond, I knew that life was going to get a lot better for me. I had accepted a job at a prestigious company, and things were just really looking up for me. The only downside to this was that I could not get any of the Pittsburgh Steelers football games on TV. Here, it is all about the Redskins, and they are just not my team of choice. My boss told me to look at www.cable-tv.com/comcast/virginia/vcu/mcv-east/ to see if that was something I would be interested in.

He is also a fan of another team, though his loyalty lies with the Cowboys. He ended up getting Directv so he would never miss a game. I had never had satellite television up to that point, but I was extremely interested in finding out more because I did not want to miss a single game. I looked at the prices first. Even though I make a great salary, I was still not prepared to throw a considerable amount of money away. Continue reading “I Didn’t Want to Miss Football Games”

Setting Up the Home Office

I am going to be able to work at my new job without the morning commute, at least it is not going to require me to get up in the morning and go to the office every single day of the week. The boss gave me voucher and told me to find high speed internet that cost less than twice that much every month. They are going to be paying for half of my internet service, it is going to be a business expense for them. I shall keep the laptop that they gave me and they are going to get the IT guy to build me a computer for my desk at the house. Continue reading “Setting Up the Home Office”

Cheapest Premiums for Home Insurance

My wife and I are looking for a house right now, and we only have a short time frame to purchase one. Otherwise, we are going to figure out another living arrangement in the interim, and that sounds like a big waste of money. We are going to be moving out of our current apartment, upon the end of our lease term. That is only a couple of months away, and that does not give us much time. I want to look into home insurance rates for the area, so that I will know what company I want to get a policy with, once I have actually found a house to purchase.

I am going to try to do all that I can to make sure that the process of closing on the house goes as quickly, and smoothly, as possible. As such, I am going to look into this sort of thing, ahead of time, instead of waiting until the last minute to figure out which home insurance company we are going to be going through.

In particular, I am curious to find insurance companies that offer the cheapest rates for this area. I am sure that insurance prices vary by area, due to certain risk factors that are present in some areas of the country, and not present in others. I am interested in finding low rates. At the same time, I am sensitive to the amount of coverage that I will be getting for the price of the premium. It is important to get a good policy, that will cover most types of typical damage that can occur to houses. There are other types of coverage that are also necessary though. Such as coverage for visitors that you have over to your house, and things like that.

Best Home Security Systems from ADT

I would like to get a new security system, at some point soon. My current security system was installed in the early nineties, and I realize that it is not very effective, compared to modern security systems. My wife has been hassling me, to get a new security system, for months, and I am finally going to oblige. I have been looking around, and ended up on a website, http://home-security.co/adt-home-security, that I hope will help me to learn a bit more about the security systems that are offered by ADT.

I have heard good things about ADT, and I think that it is one of the better companies in the home security industry. I know that they have been in business for a long time, as well, and as such, they are probably doing something right. I bought my home security system from a company that is now defunct, and that is one of the reasons why it no longer serves as an effective security system. But it would be outdated, even if that were not the case.

I want to try to learn more about modern features of home security systems, and how they will be able to benefit me. I am sure that there have to be some aspects of modern security systems that are far more advanced the security systems that I have. I actually deactivated the security system, because I am not sure it really does anything for my house, other than occasionally annoy me. Hopefully, I can get the new security system installed in a matter of days, because I know that would bring a lot of peace of mind to my wife. She has been watching too of the news lately, and it has gotten her excessively frightened that something bad might happen to our house.