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When we live apart from our loved ones, we often find it challenging to help when we want to be there for them. I lived through this experience as a daughter who lived 8 hours away from her parents. I understand the challenges you and your loved ones face. We

Continuing the series in helping our parents and aging loved ones to make the decision to downsize and/or move, this video covers the five key things to consider before downsizing. Remember, you do not have to do it alone. We are here to help.

WHERE DO YOU START –

We often get asked to share in great detail what we do as home transition specialists at Moving Forward Matters, Home Transitions for Families & Seniors​.
Our team is a highly specialized team, trained in the art of moving, organizing and staging your home and belongings. The work we do goes beyond

When a loved one is ill, there are many losses that we may feel.

The loss of their mental or physical abilities
The loss of the relationship we once had with them
The loss of joy and ease of life
The anticipatory loss of them dying

You want to help your parents live safely in their home. You also know it may be time for them to downsize to a smaller home or retirement residence. How can you help when your aging parents refuse your help?
1. Acknowledge how they feel. This may be a difficult time for them,

It’s a question that I get all the time. “How do I approach the subject of downsizing and moving with my aging parents?” It’s not easy when you are beginning to notice challenges your parents may be facing living in their home. There are things you can do to approach