Moving is stressful at any age and under any circumstance. But for adult children, having to move one or both parents from their long-lived home is emotionally and physically draining. The senior downsizing process involves a lot of work: finding the perfect new home, de-cluttering and selling items, and packing and moving a life’s worth of belongings into a smaller space. Yikes. As children of parents who have possibly lived in the same home for decades, you have a quite a big job. Not only do you have to find a comfortable new living space that better suits your parents’ needs, but you also have to make this transition as seamless for them (and you) as possible. That’s where senior moving services can help. Listed below are the top five reasons hiring a senior moving service might save you a lot of worry. 1. They are professionals at organizing. Senior downsizing and moving specialists wouldn’t do what they do if..
All you want for your aging parents is health and comfort. And you don’t feel comfortable with them living in the house they do now. How do you tell them? Your parents may want to age in place, but their home doesn’t suit their daily living needs. They might not be able to walk up the stairs anymore. They might be spending too much physical energy and money completing daily tasks around the house. Or, they might not be maintaining it at all anymore. For all these reasons, as their adult child, you strongly feel like they should live somewhere that offers independent and long term care. But telling your parents to move out of the house they’ve spent a decade or more in can be a tough conversation. You may be feeling anxious about bringing this up. Your parents want to age in place and you want what’s best for them. You are not alone. Most elderly parents want to age in place. In fact, according to a study by AARP, 87..
Downsizing and moving can be an intimidating task. Especially for older adults, this project can be emotionally and physically challenging for them and their adult children. However, if you plan and strategize ahead of time, downsizing doesn’t have to be so burdensome. Below is a five point guide to downsizing to go by after you have found the perfect place for you or your beloved senior. 1. Don’t wait to start the conversation. If you look at any article regarding downsizing advice, especially when it comes to seniors, you will find that starting the process as soon as possible will benefit you in the long run. A lot of things go into senior downsizing, one of them being age and time. As seniors age, sometimes moving is necessary-but the more you wait to move, the more difficult it gets to leave. That’s why it is recommended to have those conversations with your partner or family member early, long before you plan on..
MORTON GROVE, ILL. – September 2019 – Senior Downsizing Specialist Francie Stavish serves as Your Surrogate Daughter Without The Drama™ for seniors or the parents of adult children during heavy life events like downsizing to a smaller residence or dealing with a recent loss of a loved one. Francie Stavish understands that packing and moving a parent’s home can be emotionally and physically burdensome. That’s why she created Francie Stavish & Associates LLC., a North Shore-based senior downsizing service with a mission to make the transition painless. Unlike other larger senior moving companies, Francie offers a personalized service that promises a helping hand during each step of the process. Because of this, she is truly Your Surrogate Daughter Without The Drama™ for seniors and their adult children. Her services include supporting families by de-cluttering and downsizing, space planning, organizing the move,..