Moving Your Parents

Hiring a Senior Move Manager: How to Choose

News is slowly but surely getting around that there are seasoned professionals who assist older adults with potentially overwhelming later-in-life moves.  As a 7-year veteran Senior Move Manager, I am only now beginning to hear my potential clients saying to me during our initial consultation, “I want you to know I am interviewing another move manager too.”  And my… Read more »

Interviewing your loved ones in their later years

I came across this wonderful set of questions to use as conversation starters with your aging loved ones.  It’s a great way to learn about their lives, illuminate family history, and pass on old stories to young relatives who may not have ever heard them.  Joan Lunden, an expert interviewer, writing for “A Place for Mom,” designed… Read more »

Radio show for realtors: The value of Senior Move Managers

Dottie Herman is the CEO of New York City real estate brokerage firm Douglas Elliman and host of Eye on Real Estate, a radio show that provides great information and resources for realtors.  Recently Dottie interviewed Jennifer Pickett, the associate executive director of the National Association of Senior Move Managers, on the value of senior move managers in real estate sales. I have worked with many… Read more »

Our Company has received the NASMM Circle of Service Designation

It is very gratifying to have been recognized for five years of service!  Here’s the press release… ORGANIZE AND DOWNSIZE Receives The National Association of Senior Move Managers Circle of Service Designation (Sacramento, CA) Organize and Downsize has been awarded the Circle of Service designation by the National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM). The Circle… Read more »

Planning Ahead: Do’s and Don’ts of Downsizing Your Home

“Everybody has a tornado evacuation plan – if you have a tornado that comes through, we all know where to go in our house or in our storm cellar, because that’s just what we know to do,” Buckelew says. “And very few people have a plan about what they’ll do if they can’t remain independent… Read more »

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