Frequently Asked Questions
How is Smooth Transitions different from a moving company?
Many seniors have a lived in their home for a lifetime. They have raised families and are surrounded by special memories, precious heirlooms and family history. Suddenly, the home they once loved is now overwhelming with responsibilities and difficult to live in. When a decision is made for a senior to relocate to a smaller home, community or new town many seniors will need assistance.
We are there to provide the emotional, organizational and physical support for all the tasks that need to be done before, during and after move day. We are not the moving company but we do everything else.
Why is moving seniors different?
When a senior moves they are usually downsizing. Anticipating the large amount of time, planning, organizing and physical work involved to relocate can be overwhelming and paralyzing for the senior and/or their family. This is where the Senior Move Manager comes into play. We help you make decisions on what to move and how to disperse of what is left. Smooth Transitions manages the details of your move. Our goal is have you are settled in your new home on move day.
How much do services cost?
Since each client is unique, we provide a complimentary 1 hour initial consultation. We will view your home, listen to your desires, help you evaluate your needs and design a proposal that fits your needs. Fees are based on an hourly rate and expenses will vary by project.
What if I am not moving and just need help organizing and making my home safer so I can age in place?
Taking the time to plan when you are in charge is a valuable gift to you and your family. Smooth Transitions is the perfect choice to help you with a plan while keeping your safety in mind.