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Spring Cleaning: How to Help Seniors Downsize

After spending lifetimes in their homes and creating countless cherished memories, it’s no surprise that many seniors find the thought of having to relocate to a new living space daunting. In fact according to the Social Readjustment Rating Scale, aka the Stress Scale, only a spouse’s death and divorce rank as more stressful than moving to a nursing or retirement home. Add the fact that most seniors will need to downsize their possessions in order to move, and it’s more than many can handle. “After living for decades in their homes, some people have more than a little discomfort about…

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