Category: Aging in Place

Downsizing Hurdles – Sentiments

Homes are designed to house not only you and the ones you love, but the things that you value and enjoy. When you downsize or right size you often need to let go of some things. There are some you can let go of without much thought, but when it…

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Choosing to stay?

As we grow older we may face a big question. Should we stay put and age in place or move out? Whether it is a question you are asking of yourself or regarding your aging parent, it is a difficult choice. If the final decision is to remain in the…

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Transitions within your home

Although you may not be moving from one home to another, you may need to go through a mini-move within your own living space. A better term to describe this type of moving might be transitioning. There are a variety of housing transitions that can occur throughout our lives. There might be…

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How can a Senior Move Manager help?

When I share what I do as a Senior Move Manager®, people who have already downsized or been through a move often say, “I wish I had known about move managers before I went through all that!” What exactly does a Senior Move Manager do? Simply put, a Senior Move…

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#6 Decide what is important

Last month we considered tip #7 in our top ten about how to determine what will actually fit into your new space. This month, we focus on clarifying which possessions are of greater importance to you and should take with during a downsize. It is often hard to differentiate the…

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