Articles on "Senior Move Management"

Real-Life Story-Abilities Network
October 14, 2013 8:01 pm

Real-Life Story-Abilities Network

After living in his home near Perry Hall, Md., for more than 30 years, Mr. S* knew it was time to move. He also knew that relocating would be an enormous task. That’s when he turned to Abilities Network’s Move Management program. In his mid-90s, Mr. S had been living alone in his single family home for more than a year since his wife passed away. He was starting to experience increasing health challenges, including problems with his sight and [...]

Moving in the Right Direction-Senior Transitions, Inc.
June 21, 2013 9:24 pm

Moving in the Right Direction-Senior Transitions, Inc.

Merrill and Judy Skolnik were starting to feel isolated in their home of 51 years. Judy was experiencing some health problems and finding it difficult to navigate their multi-level home. While Merrill enjoyed their family home, he found it hard to maintain the large yard and aging house. The Skolniks began looking at continuing care retirement communities (CCRC), and after a lengthy search, they selected Roland Park Place in Baltimore, Md. The two native Baltimoreans have a long history in [...]

May 28, 2013 8:33 pm

Senior Transitions, Inc.-Real Life Story

Theodore DeBois was living in his large, single family home alone. His wife had passed away several years earlier, and the house was quickly becoming too much to manage. Due to his worsening macular degeneration, Theodore also required round-the-clock home care aids to assist him. “When my father decided it was time for a move, I was pretty stressed about how I was going to get him moved,” recalled June Jacobs, Mr. DeBois’ daughter. June and her family quickly settled [...]

Rosner Healthcare Navigation–Real Life Profile
May 28, 2013 5:57 pm

Rosner Healthcare Navigation–Real Life Profile

When Betsy Kremer went to visit her parents, Howie and Billie Palmer, in their assisted living community in upstate New York, she quickly realized that her father was not flourishing in the new environment. After initially moving into an independent living apartment, the Palmers were just settling in when Billie’s increasing healthcare needs forced them to move to the assisted living unit of the community. The assisted living community provided the care that Billie needed, but Howie, who was still [...]

May 8, 2012 1:22 am

Non-Profit Retirement Community Buys Resident Homes That Can’t Sell

After the real estate market collapsed, retirees were hit especially hard – if they aren’t able to find a buyer for their home, they can’t move into a retirement community. But one nonprofit is helping senior citizens make the transition, by assisting them with the sales process. NBC’s John Yang reports. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

February 17, 2012 6:40 pm

People on the Move – Abilities Network Wins $30K Grant

The David and Barbara B. Hirschhorn Foundation Awards Abilities Network a $30,000 Grant for Low-Income Seniors Abilities Network is pleased to announce that it has received a $30,000 2 year grant from The David and Barbara B. Hirschhorn Foundation, Inc. for its Move Management Program. The grant will be used to provide one-on-one support to low-income seniors in the Baltimore-Metro area to help them navigate through the complicated process of relocation and downsizing to subsidized housing. Abilities Network’s Move Management [...]

A Difficult Move to a Retirement Community Made Simple
June 20, 2011 7:26 pm

A Difficult Move to a Retirement Community Made Simple

When Kathleen and Richard McCarty retired, they took the path less travelled by choosing to upsize.  Therefore, when the time came to move to a retirement community years later, the process seemed especially daunting.  With the help of Charna Kinneberg and her team at Senior Transitions Inc., however, the couple was able to experience a seamless move from the large family home to their new apartment. Kathleen and Richard met in Baltimore while he was a student at Johns Hopkins [...]

A Professional in Real Estate Finds Assistance When Making the Move
April 26, 2011 2:21 pm

A Professional in Real Estate Finds Assistance When Making the Move

The process of downsizing and selling the family home is often overwhelming, even for those with a background in the moving industry. A real estate broker for 25 years, Carol Fine, and her husband, Richard, wanted to make a quick move from their five-bedroom house three years ago, and with the help of Downsize, Etc., they were able to do just that.   Married for 53 years, the Fines have two children. While Richard enjoys playing golf and swimming, Carol [...]

Making the Move to a Retirement Community
June 22, 2010 11:58 am

Making the Move to a Retirement Community

It was while attending Johns Hopkins University for graduate school that Anne and Bertram Wyatt-Brown first met. Not only were they both focused on careers in teaching, but they soon learned they shared many other interests, such as writing and music. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that they were on the same page when recently making decisions for their future in a retirement community. Over the years, the Wyatt-Browns traveled a great deal teaching at different institutions. After beginning [...]

A Seamless Transition
June 24, 2009 9:47 am

A Seamless Transition

“The last time we moved was 41 years ago,” says Ross Ressler as he comfortably relaxes in the beautifully furnished apartment he shares with his wife Mary Ann in Charlestown Retirement Community. As the couple’s apartment is completed with their upright piano and a faux fireplace that gives it an ambiance of comfort and luxury, it is hard to believe that after 40 years their latest transition was so smooth. Long before this move, however, the Resslers’ story begins when [...]