Downsizing for a Move

Dignified Relocations: The Relationship between Realtors and Senior Move Managers

Addressing realtors, this article in the official magazine of the National Association of Realtors, RealtorMag, interviews SMM industry leader Mary Kay Busse to highlight the relationship between real estate professionals and Senior Move Managers.  From my perspective, working with realtors to service their clients during an often overwhelming process is a pleasure. Sometimes the realtor sub-contracts an SMM to provide… Read more »

Share Common Ground – Pocket Neighborhoods for Young Retirees

Margit Novack shared this AARP article about “pocket neighborhoods” on our NASMM blog.  Growing in popularity with boomer retirees, pocket neighborhoods are small planned communites where clusters of six or eight cottage homes face a common courtyard and all the front doors are approached by a common walkway rather than a street.  Perfect for older adults seeking… Read more »

Transitioning with Care – A radio interview with Senior Move Managers

 1660 AM | WBCN | Charlotte, NC   Imagine a radio station focused solely on the concerns of senior citizens.  Such a station exists in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Follow the link below and have a look.  Be sure to click on PAST SHOWS and give a listen to Show #24: “Transitioning with Care.”  The first interview in… Read more »

Senior Moment: All That Stuff

I love this blog entry by Katie in Brooklyn about the emotional side of senior downsizing.  She says “when done properly, the move itself can be a happy time – a time for the senior to reinvent himself and plan for the future.”  What begins with overwhelm often turns into a rewarding and life-affirming process. by… Read more »

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