Moving Tips for Seniors

Moving out of a home that’s been lived in for many years is an emotional time for everyone, no matter your age. However, for seniors who are downsizing, whether to an independent living apartment or an assisted living community, moving day may be even more bittersweet. Knowing that you may not be able to take all of your furniture and belongings means you have to take extra steps to get organized before the move.

Often, starting the conversation about your future needs with a spouse or loved one is all it takes to prompt a change in your lifestyle. Knowing you’ll be living in an environment where you’ll be able to maintain the highest quality of life possible helps ease your mind, and your loved ones’ minds, that your needs will be met as you continue down the path of aging.

The Ultimate Senior Moving Guide

Once you’ve made the decision to downsize, it’s never too early to start planning and getting ready for a move. Our moving guide is a handy way to keep focused. Weekly tasks are recommended to make your move successful and stress-free!

6-12 Months Before the Move

3-4 Months Before the Move

2 Months Before the Move

4-6 Weeks Before the Move

3 Weeks Before the Move 

2 Weeks Before the Move

1 Week Before the Move

2-3 Days Before the Move

Moving Day!