downsizing

How to tell when a senior is ready to downsize and how to help?

Aging brings new challenges for most people and that includes downsizing. You may have to deal with new health issues, financial difficulties and adult children moving away from your home.

Some people move every few decades, others more often. Others stay put for many years. Many people will need to move in their old age.

Relocating can be difficult, but moving as a senior can present its own challenges. Moving into assisted living or memory care facilities for your declining health will make it more difficult. Your home might contain a lifetime’s worth of possessions. Moving can also be costly if you are under financial pressure.

There are many things you can do to make your move easier, which includes decluttering. It is possible to reduce stress by knowing when you need to move, making the right decisions abo ut whether a family member will move in with your family, and planning ahead for the new home. Learn more about senior moving and downsizing to make the right decision for you and your family.

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