Downsizing for a Move

Planning an Estate Sale

Thinking about having an estate sale?  Here’s a very enlightening article from the Wall Street Journal on how to plan the sale and choose a professional estate seller.  If you are in a bit of a hurry, the article suggests you might consider hiring a liquidator who will offer you a flat fee to buy… Read more »

Don’t Wait for Crisis Management

The prospect of a move later in life can be overwhelming.  Just trying to figure out if the current housing market is at its peak is nerve-wracking, not to mention the work involved in actually listing it.  But waiting for just the right time to right-size your life may postpone the quality of life you’ve… Read more »

Caring.com’s Interview with NASMM Director Mary Kay Buysse

There are many online resources to help locate any kind of assistance with issues facing older adults.  The highly regarded caregiver website, Caring.com, provides referrals to housing options, in-home caregivers, and geriatric care managers, as well as pertinent and useful articles and interviews.  Here’s such an interview with the director of the National Association of… Read more »

Comprehensive Checklist for Downsizing a Home, Making the Move, and Settling In

Here is a fantastic article  and comprehensive checklist for the downsizing tasks associated with a move into smaller quarters.  There is a link to another article by the Family Caregiver Alliance called Home Away from Home: Relocating Your Parents that is equally informative and covers the entire gamut of issues involved when beginning to consider moving a… Read more »

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