The art of Right Sizing
Wendy Jane along with her mother have a family-owned business: Caring Transitions East Colorado Springs. Combined they have over 75 years of caring with a strong background in nursing, sales, and ministry. She is a mother of three and a dog owner.
This is a different king of caring.
It’s caring for the community and helping people make their life transitions as smooth as they can be.
Caring transitions is a nationwide franchise that is independently owned with over 200 offices throughout the US. Certified relocation and transition specialists.
Their expertise is to relieve the stress associated with moving and downsizing.
What Caring Transitions does:
Manage your entire transition from start to finish. Facilitate the move from planning, downsizing, packing, unpacking, and resettling.
We want to maximize the value of all that’s left behind:
The Silver Tsunami: Seniors are a growing demographic in the United States.
There is an expected increase in the senior population. We want to change what it means to grow old in America. Studies have shown that older adults who moved as part of their retirement plan are happier than those who stayed in their original home.
Today home transitions such as right sizing, relocating are accepted rites of passage in later life.
Factors to consider before deciding to right size:
Reactions to the idea of Right Sizing:
What are the common challenges during transition?
Acknowledge - that there is a life transition that you are embarking and there are a number of issues and emotions that you go through.
Express – It can be difficult to communicate what you are feeling and going through. It’s important to communicate what those needs and feelings are.
Resources - There are resources that can help with this transition.
Where to Start?
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. We must start somewhere. Sometimes its just a matter of getting started and taking small steps.
Planning is Key.
It’s important to be proactive and understand that reactive downsizing can stress many factors in the process. Plan a budget, plan a new location, a timeline and space planning.
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