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Supporting principals who are aging in place

Laurie Reese has found a unique calling within private service, supporting principals who are aging in place. In this episode of the Easemakers Podcast, she shares the challenges and the beauty in this heartfelt work.

By Kristin Twiford

Bay Area House Manager and Personal Assistant Laurie Reese has supported a number of principals through the most challenging moments of their lives. After supporting a family where both parents were diagnosed with cancer within a month of each other, she realized that her skillset was a match for families navigating illness and aging.

In this episode of the Easemakers Podcast, we talk with Laurie about her experience supporting families dealing with terminal illness, and how she handles everything from listening to her principal’s needs to the logistics of closing down a life. Listen to hear:

  • How Laurie navigates sensitive situations, from family communications to anticipating her principal’s needs
  • The process of downsizing and closing an estate
  • Laurie’s advice for any private service professional who finds themselves supporting a principal through aging and illness

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