Transitioning loved ones from their lifelong home is difficult enough, and when it happens unexpectedly, knowing where to start can feel overwhelming. I recently worked with a family faced with just such a situation.
Taking the First Step
I received a call from a gentleman who, upon checking in on his aunt and uncle, realized that a change in their living arrangement was needed. The aging couple lived in a three-story walk-up,
I’ve been a senior move manager for over 18 years and love every minute of assisting older adults with downsizing and transitioning to a new style of living. Whether it’s a move to an independent living community, assisted living community or continuing care community, the process often comes down to the same question — “what do I do with all this stuff?”. And when people say ‘stuff’, invariably, a lot of the ‘stuff’ is documents and records.
Our team is always proud to receive kind words from our clients about the service we provide. This month, we also received some noteworthy press mentions that we would like to mention.
Sort It Out was recently named one of the “17 Best Home Organizers in Boston” by Expertise.com. Using its proprietary software, Expertise.com reviewed over 143 home organizers in the Boston area. Each company was graded against more than 25 variables in five different categories –
It’s the first day of school, and the papers start streaming in — forms to fill out, signatures required on endless packets, schedules for classes, contracts for school-issued equipment, and you’re already overwhelmed with the onslaught. In addition to the paper streaming in and out of your kids’ backpacks, there’s the sports teams, dance classes, appointments, open houses, meetings and other extracurricular activities and clubs that pepper the weekly calendar, demanding an advanced logistics degree to get everyone to the right place at the right time.
As a professional organizer and move manager who takes great pride in her work, I feel it’s important to continually improve my skills and become knowledgeable about new solutions available to my clients. With that in mind, I recently attended the National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM) Annual Conference where I tested for and received the NASMM@HOME Specialist designation.
With so much of our work centering around aging individuals and their families,