Articles


February 26, 2018

Decision Maker: Neil J. Patel chief marketing officer at Legacy Navigator, a Henrico County-based firm that assists seniors and their families with downsizing and estate disposition.


February 5, 2018

Whether a death was sudden or followed a slow decline, dealing with the loss of a loved one is a painful process. It’s important to take time to grieve and avoid putting too much on your plate at one time.


November 20, 2017

Today’s caregivers are younger than ever, and they aren’t prepared for the wide range of responsibilities they’re being drafted into. From supporting parents as they age and downsize, to managing probate and estate liquidation, more and more Gen Xers are pressed into extended caregiving that continues even after a death. They’re also taking considerable time away from work and family. Our 2017 National Care Survey explores this growing trend, and offers ways to care for Modern Caregivers.

September 7, 2017

Lynne Tickle had been contemplating retiring. But no time soon. Two or three years, maybe. You don’t just throw away a job like bank senior V.P. (not unless you’re living in a sitcom). Besides, she was barely mid-50s.


July 25, 2017

When Richmond native Matt Paxton’s father passed away in 2001, he had no idea what to do. Not only was he grieving a significant loss, he had a house to deal with and legal paperwork to file. He recently founded Legacy Navigator to help people in the same situation.


July 17, 2017

Matt Paxton can’t seem to outrun clutter. While his previous business, Clutter Cleaner, made him a reality TV star helping hoarders dig out of their junk, the quick growth of his latest Richmond startup forced Paxton to make sure the company doesn’t get buried in other people’s stuff.


March 15, 2017

Matt Paxton has experience dealing with the most challenging of hoarding situations. Fortunately, most people are not true hoarders. "Laziness is not hoarding," he said.


January 25, 2017

A few years ago, Richmond entrepreneur Matt Paxton was in a small town in South Dakota shooting an episode of the reality TV show “Hoarders,” when he met a peculiar production assistant.


January 20, 2017

For his final episode of Hoarders, Matt Paxton is tackling the show’s biggest hoard ever, in its longest episode ever: two hours for one hoard.