Adult Children

But Mom Promised It To ME!

September 14th, 2017

Dividing an estate’s assets among family members is an emotional process. Hopefully, family members get along. Realistically, the process becomes more challenging when family members are estranged, in conflict, or experience difficulties relating to one another. Even when family members do get along, chances are, dividing assets can raise emotions to the surface that surprise […]

Filed Under: Adult Children, Downsizing

Hand it Down or Pass it Forward

August 16th, 2017

This is a topic that we talk about often; it is such a hot issue with those who are downsizing:  What to do with all this “stuff?” At a talk I recently gave, a woman in the audience who had already moved said something that stuck with me: “It’s only stuff, don’t let it prevent […]

Filed Under: Adult Children, Downsizing

Moving an Elder Parent – Stay Calm, Stay Organized

October 11th, 2016

A later-life move can present a unique set of challenges. Change is difficult at any age, but when one has lived in their home for many years, leaving that familiarity and comfort can be emotionally and physically overwhelming. For family members trying to negotiate this transition to assist their parents, the key is staying calm […]

What is a Home Transition?

April 22nd, 2014

People transition from one place to another all of the time, but what is meant by a home transition? We hear these words more and more often as there is a whole industry now devoted to transitioning from home. It’s called the Move Management Industry. A home transition is the process by which someone moves […]

Filed Under: Adult Children, Moving
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