Posted by Caring Transitions on February 2, 2017 at 1:30 PM
Preparing to leave a home you’ve lived in for a while may take weeks, and in some cases, even months. Families should take great care when establishing closing and vacancy dates. Although not always possible, Caring Transitions usually recommends an 8-10 week window for the entire relocation process. This includes tasks like mover and realtor selection, downsizing, space planning for the new residence, packing, moving, unpacking, and finally, dis...
Posted by Caring Transitions on January 18, 2017 at 3:05 PM
Helping a loved one relocate to a senior facility is hard enough. But when complications such as dementia or other memory impairments are added to the mix, the task can feel nearly impossible. Many family members struggle with the added complexity of assuring their senior loved one that they are safe and secure, all while trying to figure out which possessions should go and which should stay. In the end, your senior loved one may know best the pr...
Posted by Caring Transitions on December 13, 2016 at 4:45 PM
families stretched out across the United States, it’s all too common to find
yourself watching a struggling loved one from a distance. Whether it be
foreclosures, downsizing, liquidation, or even the death of someone dear, you
may not always know how to help someone through stressful times when you’re so
This is why we are here; to help people with the burden of
emptying out homes in sometimes less than a week or organ...
Posted by Caring Transitions on November 10, 2016 at 4:03 PM
you’re changing jobs, sometimes you’re moving to a smaller place, sometimes you
find yourself either adding on a child or having one move out. Whatever the
reason, you may realize that you’ve ended up with too much stuff. And the idea
of going through it all to decide what should stay and what should go can be
daunting. But to make an easier job of it, just take it one step at a time with
the tips below:
Posted by Caring Transitions on August 17, 2016 at 11:00 AM
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 sale and Estate Sale. For people who have a fair amount of valuable inventory but not a lot of time, an Estate Sale can be a very positive experience. Estate Sales are man...
Posted by Caring Transitions on July 20, 2016 at 11:00 AM
As the nations’ largest combined network of estate sales and
online auctions, Caring Transitions sells just about every type of product you
could imagine. Our CT Online Auction
site specializes in consumer online auctions that have easy-to-access local
pick-up locations for winning bidders. Local winners also often have the
opportunity to find great deals on unadvertised items at the local pick-up
sites. In addition, we can ship items natio...
Posted by Caring Transitions on June 20, 2016 at 3:00 PM
As we move toward peak moving season, the nation’s move
management experts at Caring Transitions, provide these tips and advice to help
reduce moving day stress.
Don’t move without a plan
At Caring Transitions, we see a lot
of clients who know they will be moving soon, but don’t take time to plan
properly for all that needs to happen. Tasks seem to be put off for “later” and
this often creates a chaotic and stressful envi...
Posted by Caring Transitions on May 24, 2016 at 2:25 PM
When it comes to choosing housing or buying and selling real estate, the needs of older adults and their families can be quite complex. Selling situations may be complicated by issues such as family dynamics, deteriorating health, personal loss and financial constraints. To provide consumers with dedicated support options, two of the nation’s most professional resources work in partnership.Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES)The National Associat...
Posted by Caring Transitions on April 21, 2016 at 6:00 PM
The latest U.S. census data shows that only 5% of those over
age 65 occupy nursing homes, congregate care, assisted living, and
board-and-care homes. So where does everyone else live?
From a “county” perspective, Florida remains on top, where
over 53% of Sumter County is comprised of 65+ adults. This is followed by heavy populations of
older adults in Charlotte, FL (38%) and LaPaz, AZ (36%).
Colorado tops the list with the ...
Posted by Caring Transitions on March 16, 2016 at 12:00 PM
Supporting older adults as they move from a family home to
Community or retirement housing is very rewarding for Caring Transitions
owners, but we couldn’t do what we do without the support of our professional
Caring Transitions takes great pride in our local and
national relationships. We have cultivated a professional network of realtors,
caregivers, attorneys, funeral directors, hospice partners, guardians and