When Seniors can no longer live safely and securely in their homes due to illness or aging, they can experience an extreme amount of stress when trying to make the initial decision and even more while going through the actual moving process. The move to a retirement community, nursing care center, hospice, or even another family member’s home can sometimes be overwhelming for families. It’s more than just packing boxes with household items and selling a home. It’s also sorting through years of cherished belongings, memories and items that has been so carefully stored for years.
It is very important for family members to be aware that there are things that they can do to help make the move easier on their loved ones and themselves. Here are a few suggestions:
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