Articles in Relocation
If you have ever participated in an office relocation, you know it can be a chaotic and stressful process. Not only are there the countless details that must be attended to, the move typically must be completed in a short period of time so that the business can return to normal operations quickly.
In short, estate moves aren’t simple “blanket wrap and go” transactions. They require careful planning and skillful execution in order to ensure that items arrive in as-shipped condition when and where they are expected.
Business moves always present plenty of challenges. But among the most complex moves of all are industrial plant relocations. Not only are standard items like desks, tables, chairs and office equipment from the administrative side of the business typically involved, but then there are the assets on the operations side—items that are often large, heavy and oddly shaped.
Having “the conversation” with a family member about moving into an assisted living facility can feel overwhelming and stressful for everyone involved. Approach this conversation with respect and empathy and you’re likely to get the same in return from your loved one.
The difference between a house and a home is the people and memories that occupy the rooms. As family members age and decide to move to smaller residences, it can be painful for them to part with the memories of their home.
When it comes time to helping an elder family member move into a new home you may have many questions. Do you need to insure their valuables? How is a regular moving company different from specific senior moving services? Will fragile shipping cost more?
Are you in charge of the clean up after an elder family member leaves home? Before you contract with senior moving services or pack items off to Goodwill, take stock of the home goods, and learn how to spot and sell midcentury items.