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Downsizing for Seniors on NBC Daytime

Downsizing for Seniors on NBC Daytime

Often getting older means downsizing…. But what do you choose to keep, and what do you get rid of, when you’ve lived in a home for 30 or 40 years? Beth Warren is an expert on serving the unique needs of senior citizens on the move. She says most older adults making this type of transition […]

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That Business Show with Jamie Meloni

That Business Show with Jamie Meloni

In case you missed Beth’s radio segment on 1250AM WHNZ, take a peak at the Streamcast.  She got a chance to speak about the senior move management industry and NASMM!

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A Letter To My Children

A Letter To My Children

Many of us have seen it happen.  Amiable family members, who have always gotten along in the past, allow their relationship to dissolve into bitter disputes over seemingly trivial “stuff”.  It may be with the passing of a loved one or simply when parents or grandparents get older and need to downsize. Having discussions with […]

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Moving On…

Moving On…

On youngest daughter graduated from college this year.  I am thankful; she was offered a teaching job at the end of her senior internship.   When she went off to college, I knew from the very beginning she would not be back to our area.  Her visits home were not as frequent as were her older […]

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Condiments Got You In A Pickle?

Condiments Got You In A Pickle?

I’m a boomer… I’m a streamlined person… I’m an empty nester… I’m a grandmother to a 2 year old grandson… I’m an owner of a move management and a moving company and I do organizing for clients… And last week I found out that I have the same problem as my senior clients. I have […]

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When Downsizing Becomes Rightsizing Your Life

When Downsizing Becomes Rightsizing Your Life

This is a guest post, written by Kim Linder of the Caregiver Resource Network about her recent experience with “downsizing,” where she was assisted by Redefined Living.  Thank you Kim for allowing us to share!   Dear friends, My apologizes for not publishing an August newsletter, but I was extremely busy rightsizing into my new home during […]

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Downsizing in Mid Life-The Memories Can Stay

Downsizing in Mid Life-The Memories Can Stay

Stuff… A seemingly innocent word; yet, a word I use with respect.  I mean, after all, we all have stuff.  As a move manager I have never found a better word to describe all the items I find in our client’s homes.  I do a lot of public speaking and in my programs, I always […]

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Supersize America: Our Obsession with Stuff

Supersize America: Our Obsession with Stuff

More means better, and less means not enough.   At least, that’s what the American philosophy on “stuff” has told us.  Whether we’re talking about French fries or the number of spatulas we have in our kitchen drawer, the majority of Americans struggle with clutter.  So why do we have so much stuff?   We’re […]

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Hector the Collector

Hector the Collector

When working with our clients, sorting through their treasures that have been so lovingly collected throughout the years, it is important for both sides to step back and remind themselves,  that as the saying goes, “one man’s junk is another man’s treasure.” Sometimes this means our client may have to part with an item, but […]

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Saving Money On Moving Day: One Box at a Time

Saving Money On Moving Day: One Box at a Time

Years of planning moves for our clients has led us to find simple, yet easy ways to save time and money on a move.  We like to say that moving is about inches and feet and dollars and cents; the more you take, the more the move will cost.   Sort Into Your New Space […]

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