Downsizing for a Move

Downsizing Offers a Fresh Start for Older Adults

Paring down possessions and moving to a smaller home can be financially and physically freeing, but the process can be emotionally difficult. by Harriet Edelman | New York Times For Dianne Welsh, 63, downsizing from her 3,400-square-foot home to a nearby two-bedroom bungalow did not happen instantly. It was at least 30 months from start… Read more »

Marie Kondo: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

One thing my clients have in common is the need to downsize.  Some are moving into smaller quarters.  And others are interested in getting rid of stuff that has accumulated over time and has taken over valuable space in their homes.  According to Japanese organizing consultant and best-selling author, Marie Kondo, it all comes down to… Read more »

Excellent article: “When Seniors Need to Downsize”

My clients often tell me that before they finally decided to downsize and move, they had no idea that there was a segment of the moving industry called Senior Move Management.  Or that there were people like me out there to help them manage the many details of a move into smaller quarters.  Many say… Read more »

Home for the Holidays: Often it’s the Yearly Visit to see aging parents

The holidays are approaching.  The season brings family together, and for parents and adult children who live far away from each other, these visits may happen only once a year.  It is very often a time when it is discovered that Mom or Dad has slowed down, a little or a lot.  Though perhaps disconcerting initially, it can be… Read more »