The Best Resources for Seniors Downsizing in St. Paul, MN

The Best Resources for Seniors Downsizing in St. Paul, MN

Guest blog post by: Andrea Needham

After you’ve lived in the same St. Paul home for many years, the thought of downsizing into something smaller and unfamiliar may leave you feeling stressed, emotional, and uncertain about the future. To help you prepare for your downsize and plan a stress-free move during this overwhelming time in your life, we’ve put together a list of resources that will guide you every step of the way. Read on to get started! 

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When you’re ready to downsize your home for a simpler life in your Golden Years, these tips will guide you through the process of decluttering your belongings, selecting a new place to live, and planning a stress-free moving day. Downsizing can be an overwhelming experience—especially when you’ve spent many years in the same home—but these resources can help you make it a smoother process.