Senior living: How to say goodbye to one’s home


MILLBROOK — Memories come in many forms, not only what people keep in their heads or hearts, but in the form of something as large as a house or as small as a photo from childhood.

Houses are filled with sounds, smells and precious memories of celebrations, birthdays, anniversaries, children and long gone pets. Yet houses can be a hindrance when their owners grow older. The size, the maintenance, the cost of running a home can be challenging. Still, saying goodbye to a house can be traumatic. 

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