by Maria Villeza, Elder Impact
Whether your parents are downsizing to a new, smaller home, a senior living community, or an assisted living facility, the process of downsizing can be a lengthy and emotional one. Leaving a family home, friends and neighbors, and a community they have been part of for so long is not easy, even if they are excited to start a new chapter of their lives or be closer to family. If you are helping your parents downsize, this article will be of great help.
Start as Early as Possible
Beginning the downsizing process sooner rather than later helps in a few ways. First, it gives you more time to help your parents sort their belongings and determine what to pack long before you have to start finding boxes. Your parents…