The upcoming holidays has me in the mood to clear the decks around the house. The other day I got a little crazy and began cleaning out the cabinets and drawers in my dining room. While the amount of trash that was generated amazed and saddened me, I chuckled to myself when I saw my good china. It dawned on me that for the past 25 years, this is the normal course of action with the good china. Look at it. During that time, this china has been used exactly three times!
Join us on the journey of decluttering each home, one by one! These blogs all have a different "flavor", but all with the intent of getting each of us more organized!
The senior move management industry has existed for more than 15 years. Despite it's age, many people are not familiar that such help exists. In an effort to clarify what it is that we do, below you will find an ABC guide to senior move managers and the work that they do!
Topics: Senior Move Manager, help parents move, moving out of family home, working with seniors, decluttering, aging in place, help family to move, sorting before a move, downsizing your home, NASMM, Downsizing, what does a senior move manager do, seniors
I have an experiment for you readers: Tell someone that you would like to help them "declutter" or "downsize" their belongings. The responses will range from outright refusal to a wonderful look of gratitude. After five years of work with a senior move management company, here are some of the most common responses that encountered:
Topics: safety for seniors, independent living, help parents move, moving out of family home, decluttering, aging in place, help family to move, sorting before a move, downsizing your home, Downsizing, spring cleaning guide, moving, donations
"Aging in place" has become such a common term and lifestyle strategy that there is now a National Aging in Place Council! The idea of being able to stay in one's home for as long as is feasible is certainly no surprise and is very understandable. So, just how does one do this in the most efficient, well thought out manner?