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Senior Move Managers Minimize Transition Angst

Senior Move Management is an emerging industry that began in the late 1990s based on the knowledge of a growing older adult population that would require help transitioning from their homes of many years into a new, simplified lifestyle. Membership has grown over the years and there are now over 900 companies across the United States, Canada and abroad.

Senior Move Managers™ (SMM) vary greatly, with some offering sorting, decluttering, and packing services. Other firms offer management of moving companies and the set up of new surrounding and closing of the previous home. Some companies provide staging and estate liquidations. Regardless of the company’s offerings, their goal should be making your move as seamless and uneventful as possible, minimizing stress.

Clearly every move situation is different. Some people do not mind change and a move can be relatively easy for them. Others find change difficult and cannot get beyond the emotion to make progress on their move. Either way, an experienced SMM is available to anyone needing help with the planning, preparing and completing the physical move.

Mary Kay Busse, Director at NASMM says, “As most states consider moving companies to be essential services, you'll need to research reputable move managers and moving companies now more than ever. Check out their websites to learn what updated protocols they are following and what precautions they're taking for both your safety and the well-being of their front-line staff. A few extra minutes now will result in a safer and more satisfying experience for you on move day.”

If you would like more information on Senior Move Managers™ go to NASMM.org or contact Paxem, Inc. A+ Accredited Senior Move Managers, and a sister organization of Elderwerks, at 847-829-4437 or Paxem.com 

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