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The Downsizing Dilemma

Tips to get you and your loved one through the downsizing process

En español | For many caregivers, the day will come when a loved one is ready to move on from the family home — or from a home they’ve occupied from some time — into a smaller, more manageable space. When this time arrives, a considerable amount of work may need to go into paring down their possessions to fit into their new home. This downsizing process can be extremely taxing, on both you and your loved one. There are steps you can take, though, to make this task more of a journey to a new beginning than a loss of the past. Here are some tips on how to downsize with care. … Back to Article

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