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.
For many seniors, downsizing is a very sensitive topic. Imagine having to let go of many of the belongings that [...]
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It’s common to sell the original family home after a senior move to a smaller place or an elder-care facility.
If you want your relative’s property to sell for as much money and in as little time as possible, stage it first. This technique makes the property more presentable to a buyer and won’t have to cost much money.
Here are a few guidelines:
1. Start after the Senior Move
Leaving the house you’ve lived in for most of your life can be unsettling enough,