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  1. Four Ideas to Reduce the Stress of a Senior Transition #5

    Moving is stressful!  The majority of lists ranking life’s biggest stressors, place moving in the top five – right up there with the death of a loved one and going through a divorce.  Additionally, quite often, the next … Continue

  2. Four Tips on Selling Items You No Longer Need #4

    I have noticed more and more articles recently regarding how adult children of seniors do not want to be gifted or inherit their parents’ possessions.  Most recently, the New York Times published this article: Aging Parents with Lots … Continue

  3. Downsizing – Six Reasons Why You’ll Be Happy You Did #3

    One of our primarily services at Integrated Move Management is to help seniors downsize from their life-long home in order to move to a smaller retirement living situation.  This involves determining what possessions should be brought to … Continue

  4. The Top Five Reasons You Should Work With a Professional Move Manager #1

    Professional Move Management is a relatively new industry in the US.  It started in the late 1990’s by a few caring people in various parts of the country that saw that seniors needed assistance transitioning from their … Continue

  5. Senior Transition: Four Ideas to Reduce the Stress

    Senior Transition: Four Ideas to Reduce the Stress is from a blog post written by Mary Holmes of Integrated Move Management, a Maine Senior Guide resource. Moving is stressful!  The majority of lists ranking life’s biggest stressors, … Continue

  6. Beat the Heat: Ten Tips to Cool Comfort

    Want to beat the heat? We’re going into the dog days weather pattern of hot, steamy, muggy weather. Here are some tips to help you stay more comfortable: Beat the Heat  in your body  Start with yourself. … Continue

  7. Health Care Proposals: What do older Mainers think?

    The current health care proposals are deeply unpopular among Maine’s seniors, according to AARP Maine. Large majorities of older voters across party lines oppose the age tax, removal of pre-existing condition protections, and cuts to Medicare and Medicaid. … Continue