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Decision Fatigue? End the Suffering!

Not unusually for me, I have worked with multiple members of the same #families and our team has helped them through more than one #transition. One person uses our services and then other family members want to enjoy seamless transitions too. In one such situation we originally helped the parents relocate from a four bedroom house to a two bedroom condo.  This couple had raised a family in their house for thirty-eight years so you can imagine there was a bit of downsizing to

It’s More than Just the Move. . .

I occasionally get enquiries and it quickly becomes clear that what is wanted is a moving quote.  I understand the confusion.  My company name is: #Moving #Seniors with a Smile Inc. after all.  But those in the know understand that I am a Senior Move Manager and the actual move is only one element of an older adult’s #transition.  It is not a term that everyone is familiar with so I thought that I’d share just how we go beyond what a regular mover can offer. Sometimes you kno

Let’s Toss those Ageist Stereotypes

When I explain to people what I do – not everyone is familiar with “Senior Move Management” – people often respond with what they think it must be like to work with my clients. Fair enough.  They may have had personal experience with someone who fits one of the stereotypes out there but my own experience has been quite different.  My clients vary in virtually every way possible. They come from different backgrounds #culturally and #socio-economically.  Of course their persona

The Need to Choose

One of the things that I recognized intuitively when I launched Moving Seniors with a Smile Inc. was older adults’ need for autonomy. Granted,  this looks a little different when you are 70 than it does when you are 80 and may evolve some more when you are 90 years young but the need for control over one’s life is intrinsic to all of us. People of all ages want to feel that we are in control of our own lives.  Feeling powerless to address the myriad changes that occur in our

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