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The Best Downsizing and Decluttering Resources for Seniors

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There’s a reason why so many retirees wind up selling their big homes and moving into urban condos—downsizing is a fantastic way to simplify and refresh your life after leaving the workforce. Seniors who move into smaller homes enjoy fewer chores and maintenance responsibilities, but also more time for hobbies and social connections. If you’re ready to free yourself from the demands of your too-big home, take a look at the following tips from Lettuce Organize to ensure a smooth move!

Getting Rid of Stuff

The first and biggest task will be paring down your belongings, and it’s not always an easy process.

Senior-Friendly Guide to Downsizing

5 Ruthless Questions to Ask Yourself When Decluttering

How to Get Rid of Practically Anything

Your Housing Options

Choosing the best living arrangement comes next. Be honest with yourself about what you’re really looking for in a new home.

Research Nursing Homes in Chicago

Pros and Cons of Aging in Place What Is the Difference Between Assisted Living and Independent Living?

Selling Your Home During COVID-19

Selling one’s home is always a process, but more so now because of the pandemic. Familiarize yourself with what to expect.

Get Your House Ready to Sell

6 Tips for Hosting Successful Virtual Home Tours

Preparing for Moving Day

Before too long, moving day will arrive, and after all this planning and preparation, you want an easy transition.

Moving Checklist: Tips to Prepare You for a Successful Moving Day

12 Steps to Take When Hiring a Mover

5 Tips for Moving Out Safely During the Coronavirus Pandemic

From sorting through stuff and saying goodbye to your belongings to navigating a move during the coronavirus, the downsizing process might sound a little overwhelming. And it’s true—downsizing is a lot of work! But with the right amount of research, planning, and perseverance, you will come out on the other end glad that you stuck with your decision to pursue a fresh start in a new home.

Author: Jim McKinley

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