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How Can We Convince My Parents to Downsize Their Living Environment?

My parents have lived in their home for 47 years. It is a very large house, and much of the space is rarely used anymore. While it is all neatly arranged, every room, closet and drawer is packed full of “stuff.” Over the past year, both of my parents have had serious medical issues. Neither […]

Navigating The Emotions Of “Rightsizing”

The decision to downsize often comes with the feeling of relief. You no longer need to maintain an entire household or a yard. However, the positive aspects of your decision can vanish after you compare the items you will need in your new home and the amount you have accumulated. We interviewed Lyn Spaeth, downsizing and […]

Downsizing For A Move To A Senior Living Community

If you have made the decision to move to a senior living community, you can expect more time as you take advantage of a variety of convenient services and amenities – and to spend your time on activities you enjoy. You may also face a challenge: downsizing your possessions. For many people, a move to […]

‘How To’ on Downsizing

More than 40 percent of Americans ages 50-64 plan to move in the next five years. In our region, people tend to live in their homes for decades, and this represents a rare influx of inventory coming into the market. According to CNBC, by 2030, Boomers will sell 26 million homes, releasing them into the […]