Across the country, and in our home state of Massachusetts, the veil is beginning to lift from the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic. Sort It Out Boston joins the many businesses, locally and nationally, eager to flip the sign from ‘Closed for Business, to ‘Yes, we’re Open!’. Before that happens, we want you to know that we are thinking of you, miss working with you, and hope that you and your loved ones are safe.
While our work is generally hands-on with decluttering,
Each year in May the National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM) celebrates National Senior Move Managers Week. For over ten years, Sort It Out Boston has been proud to be a member of this internationally-recognized organization. This year, the celebration week extends from May 12 to May 18, and the theme is Service With Purpose. Never has there been a truer statement.
Senior Move Managers across the country who are affiliated with NASMM are among the most caring,
Senior living communities provide a unique living arrangement to a population in need. People challenged with the activities of daily living or in declining health can receive needed support and some level of medical supervision. These communities offer the comforts of home and ready-made social opportunities. They also present a challenge to many new residents – living in less space.
In this second in a series of Smooth Moves, we are sharing a most important tip for anyone moving into a senior living community:
Personalize the floor plan
The floor plan is undoubtedly the most important tool in the moving-to-a-senior-living-community tool box.
After 40 years in their beautiful 5000+ square foot home, Aaron and Irma realized that it no longer suited their lifestyle. While filled with the memories of raising a family and hosting many gatherings, as well as gorgeous furnishings, thanks to Irma’s instinctive and studied eye as an interior designer, Aaron said, “Two people just don’t need multiple bedrooms and living areas. When we took a good look at it, we realized we were really only using about a third of the house.”
The couple have long been involved in many philanthropic and entrepreneurial endeavors including Aaron’s participation with a local senior living community.
For many seniors, downsizing is a very sensitive topic. Imagine having to let go of many of the belongings that [...]