Boston Moving Concierge helps high performance people relocate to, from or within the greater-Boston area by providing a full array of moving services including staging, organizing, storage, moving, packing, donations, estate sales, junk removal, unpacking, crating, specialty moving, unpacking, temporary housing, permits and real estate services. 

Moving a loved one into assisted living requires empathy, patience and understanding. We have helped hundreds of senior citizens sucessfully relocate into assisted living facilities across Massachusetts. Here are our tips for a senior transition:
Plan ahead: Moving can be physically and emotionally challenging for seniors, so it’s crucial to plan the process well in advance. Start by creating a detailed moving checklist and timeline to ensure everything is organized and on track.
Downsizing and decluttering: Seniors often need to downsize when moving to a smaller space or a retirement community. Encourage them to sort through their belongings and decide what to keep, donate, or sell. This process can be emotionally challenging, so offer support and understanding.
Safety considerations: Prioritize safety throughout the moving process. Assess the new living environment for any potential hazards and make necessary modifications, such as installing handrails, grab bars, or ramps. Ensure that walkways are clear, and that the new residence is accessible and senior-friendly.
Hiring professional movers: Consider hiring professional movers experienced in working with seniors. They can provide specialized services, such as packing, loading, and unloading, with extra care and sensitivity. Research and select reputable movers to ensure a smooth and reliable moving experience. Here is a list of movers in Boston we work with.
Medical and healthcare arrangements: If the senior has specific medical needs, ensure that healthcare arrangements are in place before the move. Transfer medical records, contact healthcare providers in the new area, and arrange for prescriptions to be filled in advance.
Emotional support: Moving can be an emotional experience, especially for seniors leaving a familiar environment. Offer emotional support and reassurance throughout the process. Encourage them to maintain social connections by helping them find local senior centers, clubs, or support groups in their new community.
Update important documents and services: Help the senior update their address on important documents, such as driver’s licenses, insurance policies, and banking information. Notify relevant service providers, such as utility companies, about the move to ensure a smooth transition.
Stay organized: Keep important documents, such as medical records, identification papers, and financial information, in a secure and easily accessible place during the move. Maintain a clear system for labeling boxes and keeping track of essential items.
Settling into the new home: Once the move is complete, assist the senior in getting acclimated to their new home. Your movers can help them unpack and arrange belongings, decorate the space familiarly, and encourage them to explore the neighborhood and connect with new neighbors.