Entries for 2017

December 2017 Newsletter

 December 2017
The 2017 Holiday Guide is here featuring great gift ideas for every senior and caregiver in your family. From cutting edge gadgets to gifts for active seniors and caregivers, we have everyone covered.

Caring for the Community

 November 2017
Join Us In Giving Back  During the months of November and December, Caring Transitions will host events that serve communities in need. We are facilitating a community give back program near you!  If you are interested in donating to our local event, contact us today to see how you can be involved in our next Caring for a Cause event.

Committed to Caring

 October 2017
Long-Distance Caregiver Checklist: Documents to Create & KeepFor families whose loved ones live far away, monitoring and maintaining the best possible care can be a challenge from a distance. Decision making, and addressing daily needs can become complex without quick access to a family member’s documents, doctors, or pertinent information.Keeping pertinent information, paperwork, and records well organized and readily available, is key to si...

Why Caring Transitions?

 September 2017
Why does CRTS Matter? Each Caring Transitions owner has earned the Certified Relocation Transitions Specialist (CRTS) designation which includes a standardized Code of Conduct, Ethics and Professional Practices that are necessary when working with seniors. Employees are held to the highest standards and maintain ongoing education requirements.This certification is a seal of professionalism, integrity, and confidentiality.Contact your local Caring...

Prepare to Be Moved

 June 2017
By Nan Hayes for Caring Transitions®  It is peak moving season, and the nation’s move management experts at Caring Transitions® wish to provide you with tips and advice to help reduce move day stress!  Planning Failing to plan ahead for a large move just adds to the stress and chaos of moving day. Successful moves being with a solid plan, including a move timeline and list of tasks that need to be accomplished. To create your plan, sta...

Small Moves are BIG!

 May 2017
Whether you are downsizing or relocating in later life, moving to a smaller home can present big challenges. Smaller Homes You may not be moving to a “Tiny House”, but you may be seriously considering a change in lifestyle due to shift in your job, health, finances or personal values.  If so, you are part of a growing trend. The National Association of Realtors states that a combination of first time home-buying millennials and baby boomers...

It’s Your Move: Advice from the Senior Move Experts

 April 2017
For over a decade, Caring Transitions has remained the nation’s largest branded network of professional move managers. We take great pride in understanding what it really takes to help older adults navigate late life transitions such as moving to a senior living community or downsizing to a smaller home for safety or convenience.   Recently, we asked some of our clients to share common challenges or obstacles they face when deciding to move ...

Estate Sale Advice from the Experts!

 March 2017
As the nation’s largest network of professional estate sale and online auction professionals, Caring Transitions® offers advice to help you optimize the value of your assets. One of the challenges consumers face when moving to a smaller space is trying to figure what to do with their downsized possessions.  Today, there are more options than ever, including charitable donation, live auction, online auction, tag sales, traditional garage sal...

Tax Time: Charitable Contributions and Deductions

 January 2017
 According to the Giving Institute, Americans exceeded records by donating $373.25 billion in donations in 2015.  Individual donations accounted for more than 70% of that total, with the remainder spread across estate, foundation and corporate donations. It is anticipated 2016 will be another record breaking year. If you are moving, downsizing or decluttering this year, you may have an opportunity to demonstrate your altruistic...