downsizing in ottawa

Walk into any home and you’ll immediately see which rooms are used most often by the “stuff” that is in it. Bedrooms, bathrooms, living rooms and kitchens are the most used rooms in every home and they are the ones that “showcase” the way most people live. They also harbour

Margot Hall is an amazing 92-year-old woman who loves to ski and volunteer at The Good Companions Centre in Ottawa. She is vibrant, full of life and has a rich history to share. We have been blessed to have her in our lives and now it’s our honour to share

For the past two weeks, the Olympics have been a hot topic of conversation and for many, it brought them closer to their loved ones.
While speaking at a retirement residence this week, and while moving several families into other residences during the past two weeks, televisions were on and

It’s been a long winter! No one will disagree nor will they argue that many are beginning to get truly fed up with it. The cold. The snow. The dreary days without sunlight.
As we care for our loved ones, and ourselves, it is so very important to be conscious

“I don’t know where to start!”, Marie exclaims as she looks at her mother’s closet, knowing that much of what is there has to go.
Marie’s mother was just transfered from the hospital into a long-term care facility and she is now left with the charge of emptying her mother’s

It’s that time of the year again, time for joy, laughter, family and good times.
It’s time to rejoice, be excited and look forward to the many family gatherings, cheerful visits and love that is all around us.
Right?
For some, yes.  For others, no.
For many, it’s the complete

Are you struggling with maintaining the cleanliness of your home or is a loved one unable to keep up with the demands of caring for their residence? Would pet sitting services, carpet cleaning or home checks be something you could use for yourself or a loved one?
At Moving Forward

This is a question we hear almost every day.  We receive phone calls at the office, we get this question on our Facebook page and our clients and their families ask us daily what they can do with their gently used furniture and household items.
The sad reality is that