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When Parents Must Move from the Family Home

When the time comes for parents to move out of the family home and into a retirement community, the transition often has a surprisingly profound emotional affect on the entire family. This article from Simplify magazine contains invaluable advice for adult children who will be helping with the move. Written by a founding member of the… Read more »

A Little Downsizing Humor for the Holidays

I came across this humorous piece about the different approaches we take to one of life’s regrettable yet inevitable tasks: downsizing.  Who are you in this cast of characters?  Enjoy. Downsizing Cast Of Characters  By Becky Lipnick, Communications Coordinator at Magnussen Group The holidays are a great time of year to make downsizing decisions. Unlike… Read more »

The Fun Part of Downsizing (Really!)

Last week I posted an article preparing folks for some of the disappointments that can come along with downsizing.  This week I’d like to share an article from The Estate Lady’s blog that highlights the just the opposite.  It can be downright exhilarating to discover that some of the items you are ready to let… Read more »

It’s Time to Move… But Where?

Some of our clients hire us to pack them up for a cross-country move.  Other times, we are on the receiving end of a move from out-of state.  However, most of our older clients move within the Sacramento area.  They are downsizing and moving from the family home to a senior retirement community nearby.  This… Read more »

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