How to Make Downsizing Easier for Your Elderly Loved One

There comes a time in every senior citizen’s life when she has to downsize and let go of many of her sentimental belongings. While the very notion of this can be extremely difficult, there are a couple of ways to make the experience easier for your loved one:
Tips for an efficient downsizing:
  • Plan for the reduced space
  • Recruit family and friends for help
  • Start small
  • Create sorting categories
  • Sell, donate or recycle
Tips on helping an aging loved one downsize:
  • Communicate openly
  • Show respect
  • Practice patience
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