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Home Organizing, Downsizing & Moving

Seniors and their families often must “downsize” – pare down a lifetime’s worth of possessions –to make a longtime home safer or prepare to move. Seniors often need help with a housing transition; something families sometimes can’t provide, especially during a crisis.

Certified senior move managers–professional organizers with a certification in serving seniors–and certified senior relocation and transition specialists can provide compassionate, objective help during this emotionally trying period.

Services include organizing, packing/unpacking, developing floor plans, disposing of unwanted items, home staging, holding estate sales and more. They don’t handle the move, but they can help in finding a professional moving service.

For a list of professional moving companies that are not senior-certified, see Yellow Pages: Movers & Full Service Storage.
When you hire an individual or company to come onto your property or into your home, you assume a certain amount of risk, as does the person you’re hiring. See the Action Guide for a list of questions to ask when hiring an in-home service.

Caring Senior Move: 567-6002

410 Edgewater Way, Lenoir City, 37772
Certified transition and relocation specialist and senior move manager.   |  Website »

DunnRite Transitions: 717-3376

P.O. Box 363, Kingston, 37763
Certified transition and relocation specialist.   |  Website »

Space and Time: 207-7295

P.O. Box 4235, Oak Ridge, 37831
Professional organizer, certified senior move manager, and certified relocation and transition specialist.   |  Website »

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