Moving a loved one who has dementia, Alzheimer’s, or another memory-related issue can be a daunting task. However, at some point, you will most likely need to help that person move to a new home or assisted living facility. We have compiled some tips to help you plan ahead, from exploring options early to making the new spot feel like home.
An organized move will be a much smoother move, less complicated, and far less stressful on moving day. Rather than throwing things together at the last minute, use these organizing tips to get prepared before the big day.
Moving to a new home can be stressful enough. While a new house may be an exciting event, few people actually enjoy the process of moving. You turn your life upside-down while packing the stuff you have accumulated, and that can be a massive quantity. Culling through the accumulation can be an added layer of stress.
If you have been in your home for awhile, chances are you have some things that a mover won’t accept in a relocation. You might be surprised to find out that many household products can be labeled hazardous and rejected by your moving company. We have accumulated some tips on how to dispose of hazardous materials safely before moving day.
From traveling nurses to news media journalists, many different professions demand occasional or even regular relocation. Knowing some sound advice that regular movers rely upon, will help you as you move from one place to another.
Whether your move is local or cross-country, you need a lot of organization and coordination to make it happen smoothly. One area some people neglect is important documents that are necessary and difficult to replace quickly. We recommend gathering them into one safe place early in your planning stage and make copies to keep in other places if the originals are lost or misplaced.
Moving to a new home has plenty of challenges. You need several weeks, or even months, to plan, prepare, and focus. You will be occupied with logistics, packing materials, and hiring a moving company. In all the busy preparations, you may forget to address on issue: insects. They have no problem finding their way into your moving boxes and infest your new home. Here are some tips to keep the pesky bugs out of your move.