“If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” Paul Coehlo
I will be saying goodbye to Delaware and hello to life in Maine at the end of June. Smooth Transitions Delaware will not be accepting new clients in 2020, however, we will continue to serve our existing clients through April.
All of our clients have said hello in one way or another to a new chapter in their life. A move, death, illness, or desire to simplify has led to change. Thank you for the lessons learned, the stories shared, the hugs given and most importantly for trusting us to help you through a difficult process. I am grateful to have been part of the team making that change easier.
If you need help with moving, downsizing or organizing we have compiled a list of resources below. Click on any of the links to open them in a new window.
Senior Move Management and Organizing
National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM)
National Association of Productivity & Organizing Professionals (NAPO)
Alison Kero Organizing
Alison Kero, Owner
Michèle Morgan, Owner
Squared Away Today
Stephanie Robinson, CEO
Brett Hyson, Owner
Mary’s Touch Moving & Packing
Mary Nicholson, Owner
Allen + Marshall
Dave Marshall, Owner
Green Gavel Auction
Ben Twilley, Auctioneer
Active Adults Realty
Kathy Sperl-Bell, Owner Broker
Jenn Barrows, Realtor and President
Barrows & Associates, Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s International Realty
Delaware Beach Storage
Staging and Design
Lucille Cavan, Owner
In-Home Help (non-nursing)
Beth Copeland, Director
Seniors Helping Seniors
Amy McDermott, Owner
Smooth Transitions – Company Home Page: www.movingforseniors.com
With over 60 locations in the United States and New Zealand, Smooth Transitions provides expertise in Senior Move Management to hundreds of families each year. Need assistance outside of Delaware? Click the link to find a Smooth Transitions location in your area.
Caregiver Toolkit – From A Place for Mom Senior Living Advisors
This is a free resource to help you care for your aging loved ones. Offers a variety of checklist, trackers, worksheets and advice to help you find the best option for your family member.
- Planning – Caregiver checklsists
- Organizing – Information trackers
- Financing – Tools to help you maximize the budget
- Caring – Worksheets to help you care for yourself too
- Joan Lunden’s Tips for visiting aging parents
Senior Living Options – www.SeniorGudiance.org
A free, comprehensive, national resource on senior living options and resources.
- Independent through assisted living,
- Continuing Care Retirement Communities,
- Memory care and more
- Available State and Federal support services for seniors
- Best places to retire in each state
- Cost of living information
Assisted Living Options – http://www.caring.com
A free guide to the types of care available and resources for understanding the options.
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
- Home Care
- Information for Caregivers
A Good Night’s Sleep is Important at Any Age! – www.SleepHelp.org
A free resource that covers the symptoms and solutions of sleep problems in older adults, including:
- Sleep needs as you age
- Improving sleep without medication
- Alzheimer’s and sleep
News and Articles
Check out Smooth Transitions Delaware in the local press!
Feeling frustrated and confused talking with a loved one who suffers from dementia? This Washington Post article is excellent and offers some tips on how to enjoy your time with your loved one rather than feeling defeated.