Buying 20 Tips to Downsizing – Part 4 of 4 – Get Help

20 Tips to Downsizing – Part 4 of 4 – Get Help

Downsizing tips: Get help In our previous 3 posts, we covered Downsizing topics How to Sort, How to Cope with Treasure, How to Sell and Donate and What to Discard. While all of these tips make the process easier and more organized, it can still be daunting. No one should have to do this alone, …

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Buying 20 Tips to Downsizing – Part 3 of 4 – How to Sell, Donate and Discard

20 Tips to Downsizing – Part 3 of 4 – How to Sell, Donate and Discard

By Paula Spencer Scott, Caring.com Author For adults over 60, only a spouse’s death and divorce rank as more stressful than moving to a nursing or retirement home, according to the Social Readjustment Rating Scale. That’s why we’re spending so much time and energy in detailing how to make the move less stressful. In our previous …

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Buying 20 Tips to Downsizing, Part 2 of 4 – Coping with Treasure

20 Tips to Downsizing, Part 2 of 4 – Coping with Treasure

By Paula Spencer Scott, Caring.com Author Helping a parent downsize for a move can be complicated. Where you see a houseful of stuff to sort and toss, your parent is apt to see treasures, essentials, and a lifetime of memories. Here are Tips 6 through 9 of 20 expert-tested ideas to avoid the “junk wars” and make downsizing …

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Buying 20 Tips to Help You Downsize – Part 1 of 4 – Sort

20 Tips to Help You Downsize – Part 1 of 4 – Sort

By Paula Spencer Scott, Caring.com Author Helping a parent downsize for a move can be complicated. Where you see a houseful of stuff to sort and toss, your parent is apt to see treasures, essentials, and a lifetime of memories. “To let go of what we have around us is to confront a very different living …

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