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Win a $100 Gift Card to the Container Store!

 Posted by Erin Marcus on April 17, 2017 at 12:00 PM
Do you consider yourself clean and organized? Or are you one of those people that cleans AROUND your clutter?We want to hear from you. Answer our one question about what Spring Cleaning looks like in your house and you'll be entered to win! Share the contest and you'll receive even more entries!https://p.antavo.com/f/Ep8/

What To Do With It All

 Posted by Erin Marcus on March 23, 2017 at 4:09 PM
Possessions can gather up in your life, especially when you have kids. You may look around and find yourself waist-deep in clutter. But while you dream about a clean and orderly home, the downsizing process can feel daunting when you have an entire house to go through. Where do you even start? How do you avoid the heartache of accidentally parting with some of your memories? If you take a look at these five tips below, you may find your dow...

Advice for Selling a Home this Spring

 Posted by Erin Marcus on February 2, 2017 at 1:30 PM
Preparing to leave a home you’ve lived in for a while may take weeks, and in some cases, even months. Families should take great care when establishing closing and vacancy dates. Although not always possible, Caring Transitions usually recommends an 8-10 week window for the entire relocation process. This includes tasks like mover and realtor selection, downsizing, space planning for the new residence, packing, moving, unpacking, and finally, dis...

How Do You Choose?

 Posted by Erin Marcus on January 19, 2017 at 5:28 PM

How to Downsize Someone with Memory Impairment

 Posted by Erin Marcus on January 18, 2017 at 3:05 PM
Helping a loved one relocate to a senior facility is hard enough. But when complications such as dementia or other memory impairments are added to the mix, the task can feel nearly impossible. Many family members struggle with the added complexity of assuring their senior loved one that they are safe and secure, all while trying to figure out which possessions should go and which should stay. In the end, your senior loved one may know best the pr...

Regarding technology in the death industry

 Posted by Erin Marcus on December 15, 2016 at 2:27 PM

'Tis the Season for Giving!

 Posted by Erin Marcus on December 13, 2016 at 4:45 PM
With our families stretched out across the United States, it’s all too common to find yourself watching a struggling loved one from a distance. Whether it be foreclosures, downsizing, liquidation, or even the death of someone dear, you may not always know how to help someone through stressful times when you’re so far away. This is why we are here; to help people with the burden of emptying out homes in sometimes less than a week or organ...

But She Didn't Have a Grave

 Posted by Erin Marcus on December 8, 2016 at 6:39 PM
A family friend lost her battle with cancer a few weeks ago. She was young, only 61. It’s actually her mother who I am close with – she is one of my mother’s best friends. She battled for 13 years…and I might be a little shaky on some of the medical details but that is something like 12 years more then the doctors originally gave her. As you can imagine, it was pretty sad. This actually was not even the first child that my moth...

Making Hard Conversations Easy (Part 3)

 Posted by Erin Marcus on December 1, 2016 at 6:39 PM

Looking to Downsize Your Stuff? These 6 Tips Will Help You Sort It Out

 Posted by Erin Marcus on November 10, 2016 at 4:03 PM
Sometimes you’re changing jobs, sometimes you’re moving to a smaller place, sometimes you find yourself either adding on a child or having one move out. Whatever the reason, you may realize that you’ve ended up with too much stuff. And the idea of going through it all to decide what should stay and what should go can be daunting. But to make an easier job of it, just take it one step at a time with the tips below:   ·         Clothes -...
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