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Senior Moves: Navigating the Emotional Terrain with a Senior Move Management Company

Updated: May 21


As senior move managers, Real T Simplistic, we encounter familiar scenarios every day: the sudden realization that a parent can no longer manage on their own. Within a short span, their belongings are sorted, packed, and they find themselves settling into a new home in an assisted living community.

This transition can take a profound emotional toll. Suddenly, stripped of familiar surroundings and thrust into a world of unfamiliar faces, feelings of sadness, anxiety, and isolation often take hold. Rather than embracing the potential for new connections, many seniors find themselves grappling with depression.

Moving to Independent, Assisted Living or Memory Care

While the decision to move their loved one to an independent, assisted living, or memory care community offering greater support is made with the best of intentions, it can shake the very foundation of a senior’s sense of identity and independence. Research underscores the significant challenges associated with this shift, highlighting the perceived loss of control and autonomy.

At Real T Simplistic, we understand the complexities of seniors moving. Our certified senior movers prioritize not just the physical logistics of home moving, but also the emotional well-being of our clients. From our initial consultations to the final stages of packing and moving, we provide comprehensive support and guidance, ensuring that families are equipped with the knowledge and resources needed to navigate this transition with confidence.

Expediting Senior Moves

We recognize that time is often of the essence, and our team is adept at managing tight timelines. Whether we're working with weeks or mere days, our personalized senior moving plan with our efficient downsizing, packing, and senior moving services are tailored to meet the unique needs of each client. With care and compassion, we treat every possession as if it were our own, easing the senior relocation process and instilling confidence every step of the way.

moving a senior to independent living community

Above all, we are committed to helping your loved one embrace this new chapter as an opportunity for growth and renewal. And who knows? Along the journey, they may just find lifelong friends among the Real T Simplistic family.


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About the Author

The Co-Founder of Real T Simplistic, Kristyn Drury

Kristyn Drury is the Co-Founder of Real T

Simplistic, an Associate Broker, a Certified Senior Move Manager, and a Seniors Real Estate Specialist.  Kristyn loves working with senior clients and their families to help them transition and meet their relocation goals.

The Stars behind Real T Simplistic - Nicole Hyman

Nicole Hyman is the Co-Founder of Real T Simplistic, a Realtor, a NASMM Certified Senior Move Manager, and a Seniors Real Estate Specialist. Nicole enjoys working closely with seniors and their families to create a stress-free transition whether moving, downsizing or just decluttering.



Real T Simplistic in Michigan, Senior Move Management Company

Real T Simplistic Senior Move Managers is a team of experts helping seniors and their families to make "Thoughtful Moves." because moving a lifetime is always more than just a move. Real T assists with every aspect of senior transitions, from decluttering and rearranging to age in place, to downsizing or relocating to a smaller home or assisted living community.

Real T prepares a personal moving plan for each client, their home and their possessions. Real T is also uniquely able to help with selling the family home, and buying or leasing a new place -- taking care of marketing the home, locating the best new home and all of the paperwork details in between. Relax. You're in the right place. We've got this.

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