When a senior mother recently decided to move from her Oregon home of 35 years to be closer to her children in Omaha, it wasn’t a quick decision. It took several years to let the idea sink in until the actual moving process began. This move was the final chapter in her life. And that prospect weighed heavily on her. Leaving the place she once shared with her now deceased husband for a new state; a new home and new friends wasn’t easy.
The Senior Living Blog written by Jeff Anderson says, “Whether moving a senior loved one across the country into a new home or moving both parents into a senior community, the process can be challenging. Many scenarios require the need to move a senior parent from their own home, and their adult children will want to ensure the transition goes smoothly, tending to their health, finances, and logistics.”
“Moving is overwhelming financially and emotionally, especially for seniors who may be moving for the first time in years, and moving for what may be their final time. The logistics, the money, and the feelings brought out in a move are challenging and stressful.
NOTE: Since we posted, Our moving experts recently published a follow-up to that article for seniors that is accessible and reader-friendly, with larger font and compatibility with screen-reader technology. Our optimized guide also includes a printable PDF version to share to those who can’t access the internet. https://www.goodcall.com/home/senior-guide-downsizing/
This new GoodCall guide can be viewed by both seniors and their families from their website.
It is also stressful for the children. They may have ship the furniture for the smaller new house or senior care facility and sell off assets including the house. Sometimes the house needs upgrading or rehabbing before the house can be sold. With families scattered, how do you take care of the logistics of moving mom and/or dad into a senior care facility? Many are now looking to senior move managers.
Eight years ago the National Association of Senior Move managers had 60 members nationwide. Today, worldwide, they have 1,000 members. Seniors make up 12% of the population and by 2050 experts estimate the percentage at 19%. With families scattered, how do you take care of the logistics of moving mom and/or dad into a senior care facility? Many are now looking to senior move managers.
Here in the Omaha area, you can consult the National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM). Generally, the senior move managers offer a personalized approach to ensuring a successful and pleasant transition into your new home. That includes:
If you are in a situation where you need to move mom and/or dad and want to sell the house they lived in fast, call us. Sometimes there just isn’t time for staging and showing the house. You need to help your parents and get back to earning a living and taking care of your immediate family.
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