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Win a $100 Gift Card to the Container Store!

 Posted by Brian Murray on April 17, 2017 at 12:00 PM
Do you consider yourself clean and organized? Or are you one of those people that cleans AROUND your clutter?We want to hear from you. Answer our one question about what Spring Cleaning looks like in your house and you'll be entered to win! Share the contest and you'll receive even more entries!https://p.antavo.com/f/Ep8/

What To Do With It All

 Posted by Brian Murray on March 23, 2017 at 4:09 PM
Possessions can gather up in your life, especially when you have kids. You may look around and find yourself waist-deep in clutter. But while you dream about a clean and orderly home, the downsizing process can feel daunting when you have an entire house to go through. Where do you even start? How do you avoid the heartache of accidentally parting with some of your memories? If you take a look at these five tips below, you may find your dow...

6 Reasons Attorneys & Guardians Partner with Caring Transitions

 Posted by Brian Murray on March 15, 2017 at 11:28 AM
6 Reasons Attorneys & Guardians Partner with Caring TransitionsIf you are seeking a market advantage this year, look no further. Add Caring Transitions, the nation’s largest and most trusted personal property liquidation resource to your team.   Here are 6 reasons why our partners have an advantage! 1. To help manage personal property liquidation. Many adults are overwhelmed by the thought of clearing the family home a...

Daylight Savings Time Can be an Adjustment for People at Any Age

 Posted by Brian Murray on March 14, 2017 at 3:21 PM
The start of Daylight Savings time can be an adjustment for people at any age.  Most of the United States observes this time change.  In the fall we “fall back” an hour allowing us to catch up on our rest, but in the spring we “spring ahead” which costs us an hour of precious sleep.  However, it is not just about sleep.  It throws off routines.  Sleep can be a struggle for older people and a disruption in schedule is more...

Advice for Selling a Home this Spring

 Posted by Brian Murray 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...

6 Reasons Communities Partner with Caring Transitions®

 Posted by Brian Murray on January 30, 2017 at 2:42 PM
1.  Help Clients Overcome "Clutter" as an Obstacle to Relocation. Many older adults are overwhelmed by the thought of downsizing in later life.  We are the nation's relocation, resale and cleanout expert, offering more professional solutions than other providers 2. Reach Hundreds of New Clients.As your partner, we help promote your community events and amenities to our large and loyal buying audience.   3. Offer...

How to Downsize Someone with Memory Impairment

 Posted by Brian Murray 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 Brian Murray 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...

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

 Posted by Brian Murray 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 -...

Caring for a Cause

 Posted by Brian Murray on November 8, 2016 at 10:15 AM
At Caring Transitions Charleston, we are helping out the community in so many ways! One of the things we are most proud of is the impact our donations have in the community. While we try to sell everything for our clients, many items such as clothing don't have a great resale value and have more impact donating to the community. We donate to several organizations, but today I'd like to share this wonderful note I received from New Life Baptist Ch...
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