Downsizing for a Move

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 »

What to do with the accumulation of a lifetime?

Likely the biggest quandary of our clients facing a big move is what to do with the things they can’t bring with them to their new home.  While the options might seem initially disappointing — kids don’t have room in their apartments, market demand for these particular goods may be low — charitable giving is… Read more »

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 »

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