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Rightsizing: Simplying To Live Fully

 Posted by John Salomone on March 1, 2017 at 9:43 AM

Are you starting to feel overwhelmed by too much stuff?

Whether you or your family member are thinking about becoming less cluttered or a future move, the best advice is to start now to pare down a lifetime of possessions.

Advice for Selling a Home this Spring

 Posted by John Salomone on February 2, 2017 at 1:30 PM
Preparing to leave a home you’ve lived in for a while may take weeks, and in some cases, even months. Families should take great care when establishing closing and vacancy dates. Although not always possible, Caring Transitions usually recommends an 8-10 week window for the entire relocation process. This includes tasks like mover and realtor selection, downsizing, space planning for the new residence, packing, moving, unpacking, and finally, dis...

Tax Time: Charitable Contributions and Deductions

 Posted by John Salomone on January 30, 2017 at 12:00 AM
According to the Giving Institute , Americans exceeded records by donating $373.25 billion in donations in 2015.  Individual donations accounted for more than 70% of that total, with the remainder spread across estate, foundation and corporate donations. It is anticipated 2016 will be another record breaking year. If you are moving, downsizing or decluttering this year, you may have an opportunity to demonstrate your altruistic side an...

How to Downsize Someone with Memory Impairment

 Posted by John Salomone on January 18, 2017 at 3:05 PM
Helping a loved one relocate to a senior facility is hard enough. But when complications such as dementia or other memory impairments are added to the mix, the task can feel nearly impossible. Many family members struggle with the added complexity of assuring their senior loved one that they are safe and secure, all while trying to figure out which possessions should go and which should stay. In the end, your senior loved one may know best the pr...

'Tis the Season for Giving!

 Posted by John Salomone on December 13, 2016 at 4:45 PM
With our families stretched out across the United States, it’s all too common to find yourself watching a struggling loved one from a distance. Whether it be foreclosures, downsizing, liquidation, or even the death of someone dear, you may not always know how to help someone through stressful times when you’re so far away. This is why we are here; to help people with the burden of emptying out homes in sometimes less than a week or organ...

"Why" Caring Transitions?

 Posted by John Salomone on November 14, 2016 at 8:44 PM
When most companies ask the “Why” question, they simply want to tell you why you should hire them. In this case, we’d like to discuss a different kind of “why.” We’d like to explain to you, our readers, why we, as owners and employees, choose to run the nation’s largest and most trusted relocation and resale resource, Caring Transitions®. Caring for Things and their People Many Caring Transitions owners and employees choose to provide...

Looking to Downsize Your Stuff? These 6 Tips Will Help You Sort It Out

 Posted by John Salomone on November 10, 2016 at 4:03 PM
Sometimes you’re changing jobs, sometimes you’re moving to a smaller place, sometimes you find yourself either adding on a child or having one move out. Whatever the reason, you may realize that you’ve ended up with too much stuff. And the idea of going through it all to decide what should stay and what should go can be daunting. But to make an easier job of it, just take it one step at a time with the tips below:   ·         Clothes -...

Online Auction: What's Hot, What's Not?

 Posted by John Salomone on July 20, 2016 at 11:00 AM
As the nations’ largest combined network of estate sales and online auctions, Caring Transitions sells just about every type of product you could imagine. Our CT Online Auction site specializes in consumer online auctions that have easy-to-access local pick-up locations for winning bidders. Local winners also often have the opportunity to find great deals on unadvertised items at the local pick-up sites. In addition, we can ship items natio...

Managing Your Move: Packing Advice from the Experts

 Posted by John Salomone on June 20, 2016 at 3:00 PM
As we move toward peak moving season, the nation’s move management experts at Caring Transitions, provide these tips and advice to help reduce moving day stress.    Don’t move without a plan At Caring Transitions, we see a lot of clients who know they will be moving soon, but don’t take time to plan properly for all that needs to happen. Tasks seem to be put off for “later” and this often creates a chaotic and stressful environment on...

Settling In After Moving Senior Relocation Northern NJ

 Posted by John Salomone on April 30, 2016 at 12:02 AM
 Caring Transition of North Central New Jersey www.caringtransitionsmorristownnj.com can help with all of your moving and settling in needs for seniors and more!
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