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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