Tips to prepare for a move or just clear clutter

How much “stuff” is in your parents’ house? For many of us, it’s a lot.  The idea of  downsizing to move into a smaller house, an apartment, independent living or assisted living can be a stressful situation.  And, even if they’re not planning to move, doing some purging can help for the future.

Kim Stanley is an author and downsizing specialist who knows how to handle these situations. She talks with Kim and Mike Barnes of Parenting Aging Parents about starting the process early (before you really need to), how to hang on to those memories and why getting some assistance from someone outside the family can be helpful.