21 minutes | Jul 22nd 2020

Secrets to a Successful Home Downsize (Part 2)

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Moving out of your lifelong house is an emotional experience — especially for seniors. If you’re helping a loved one move, you need to get rid of all the clutter without getting rid of anything with sentimental value. 

There are certain items that will make your loved ones feel at home, and can help ease their dementia. But most of the items end up sitting in a storage unit not doing any good.

In this episode, CarolAnne Crosson, an interior designer and founder of A Changing Season, joins me to reveal the most important household items for your loved ones and how to easily transition them into a new home. CarolAnne also explains how to make the most bang for your buck during estate sales and why you should avoid online auctions. Listen now! 

Here Are The Show Highlights:

  • The most important aspect of downsizing a home that eliminates hazards (2:19) 
  • The trick for selling all of your unwanted household items during an estate sale (8:02) 
  • Why online auctions aren’t nearly as successful as a physical estate sale (15:00) 
  • How to avoid being overwhelmed by all the packing when your loved one moves (17:04)  

If you’d like to see how CarolAnne can help transition your loved one into a new home, visit her website at http://achangingseason.com/ or give her a call at 469-628-7447.  

For daily 5-minute mind exercises, head over and like my Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/hcafortworth/

You can also find additional support and resources by calling Home Care Assistance at 817-349-7599 or visit our websites https://www.homecareassistancefortworth.com/ and https://itsmyturntocare.com/

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