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The National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM) has declared May 14-20, 2017 National Senior Move Managers Week. During this recognition week, NASMM and NASMM members around the US, Canada, United Kingdom and Australia will be promoting the value of Senior Move Management and Senior Move Managers’ commitment to assisting older adults and their families […]

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Transition Tamers celebrates National Senior Move Managers Week

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 The National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM) has declared May 8-14, 2016 National Senior Move Managers Week. During this recognition week, NASMM and NASMM members around the US, Canada, United Kingdom and Australia are promoting the value of Senior Move Management & Senior Move Managers’ commitment to assisting older adults and their families with […]

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 Cindy Leap and Kandy Schreiner Earn NASMM@HOME Specialist Designation

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In conjunction with the National Association of Senior Move Managers aging in place initiative, NASMM@HOME, Cindy Leap and Kandy Schreiner earned the NASMM@HOME Specialist designation at NASMM’s recent 2016 Annual Conference in San Antonio, TX. “Extensive research indicates future generations of older adults, including the population we currently serve, are less inclined to move to […]

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Next Steps for Addressing Elderly Parents’ Needs Brought to Attention Over the Holidays

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Now that the holidays are over and you are settling back into a familiar routine, you may have some time to reflect on time spent with loved ones over the past few weeks. Oftentimes, we see our relatives and friends infrequently and those times spent visiting with them may be very special and can be […]

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What in the World is Rightsizing?

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What comes to mind when you hear the term “rightsizing”?  Well, it may not necessarily mean what you initially think. While rightsizing can involve “downsizing”, the two actions may not be the same at all. I have had conversations with several folks around my age (50-60ish) recently who speak of empty nests, too many possessions, lack […]

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What is a Senior Move Manager?

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Senior Move Managers are professionals who assist older adults and/or their families with life transitions from Aging-In-Place to relocating to a different living situation. In addition, when an older adult passes away, the Senior Move Manager may assist families in disposing of their loved one’s belongings. SMM’s often have a background in the health field […]

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Don’t Just Declutter, De-Own!

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Conversation around the dinner table at a recent business meeting went something like this after Kandy & I shared a little bit about our business of assisting older folks and their families in sorting through, donating, consigning, packing and unpacking their belongings when they transition to either aging-in-place or to a different living situation: “Thankfully, […]

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