Certified, Trusted, Trained, and Insured

 Posted by Kaitlyn Coker on June 26, 2017 at 7:33 AM
In the unregulated industries of senior relocation, move management and estate sale, Caring Transitions® has remained the industry leader for over a decade. ESSENTIAL CERTIFICATIONWithin the developing field of senior relocation services, one certification program led the way and has been recognized longer than any other.The certified relocation & transition specialist (CRTS®) credential is more than a certificate or membership program. ...

Caring Resources for Moving Mom and Dad

 Posted by Beatriz Sierra on May 24, 2017 at 10:59 AM
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are over 34 million unpaid caregivers providing care for family members who suffer from illness or disability. Those caregivers must often seek additional support in the form of qualified third party providers. Caregivers who support aging parents may find the following information helpful when making those choices. Housing Resources: The U.S. Government provides...

Managing Your Move

 Posted by Beatriz Sierra on April 25, 2017 at 12:25 PM
Once you’ve made a decision to take charge of your own health, safety or social needs by moving to a Senior Living Community,   1. Prepare in Advance Whether choosing to move now or later, you should start putting your home in order today. Begin by evaluating what you really need to keep and then start to downsize, clear out clutter, plan an Estate Sale or make major home repairs. It is a proven fact that homes will sell for a higher p...

Win a $100 Gift Card to the Container Store!

 Posted by Beatriz Sierra on April 17, 2017 at 12:00 PM
Do you consider yourself clean and organized? Or are you one of those people that cleans AROUND your clutter?We want to hear from you. Answer our one question about what Spring Cleaning looks like in your house and you'll be entered to win! Share the contest and you'll receive even more entries!

You Are Invited!

 Posted by Kaitlyn Coker on April 3, 2017 at 12:22 PM
Join us at Atria Marina Place this Saturday, April 8th.  Caring Transitions of Greater Boston and Atria Senior Living invite you to come hear TWO presentations-- Dare to Downsize and The Space Diet. These 30 minute presentations will help you to decide what to keep and what to get rid of. They will also shared tips on how to get organized!  For additional details see the attached flyer.

What To Do With It All

 Posted by Beatriz Sierra on March 23, 2017 at 4:09 PM
Possessions can gather up in your life, especially when you have kids. You may look around and find yourself waist-deep in clutter. But while you dream about a clean and orderly home, the downsizing process can feel daunting when you have an entire house to go through. Where do you even start? How do you avoid the heartache of accidentally parting with some of your memories? If you take a look at these five tips below, you may find your dow...

Decluttering: How to “Let it Go!”

 Posted by Kaitlyn Coker on March 16, 2017 at 8:13 AM
Decluttering: How to “Let it Go!”At Caring Transitions, we believe “Rightsizing is the art of downsizing with a purpose™”When you “rightsize” before you move to a new residence, your entire move will progress more smoothly. Your new home will be less cluttered and your current home is more likely to sell.The point of Rightsizing is to create a new living environment that reflects a meaningful, comfortable lifestyle for the yea...

Daylight Savings Time Can be an Adjustment for People at Any Age

 Posted by Kaitlyn Coker on March 14, 2017 at 3:01 PM
The start of Daylight Savings time can be an adjustment for people at any age.  Most of the United States observes this time change.  In the fall we “fall back” an hour allowing us to catch up on our rest, but in the spring we “spring ahead” which costs us an hour of precious sleep.  However, it is not just about sleep.  It throws off routines.  Sleep can be a struggle for older people and a disruption in schedule ...

Communicating with Older Parents

 Posted by Kaitlyn Coker on February 26, 2017 at 10:15 AM
Often times family members hesitate to talk with their aging parents about common topics of concern such as changes to health, transportation, home care, legal and financial issues as well as retirement housing.   Geriatric professionals suggest it is much better to have these parent conversations sooner rather than later. It is often too late to make informed decisions or be sensitive to everyone’s point of view once a p...

Ten Steps to Home Staging

 Posted by Kaitlyn Coker on February 24, 2017 at 3:38 PM
According to Real Estate Staging Association statistics, staged homes are on the market 67% less time than non-staged homes.If you are a skilled or impartial seller, the basic steps to home staging may be familiar to you and easy to apply.  Many homeowners, however, find it easier and more effective to hire a professional s or work with an experienced Realtor to prepare a property for listing. The following steps may help you get s...
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