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Moves for Seniors

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We provide the support and guidance your family needs.

We understand how difficult it is for you to take care of Mom and Dad while trying to take care of yourself. You might live far away, work long hours, and/or have your own family to look after. We also understand how overwhelming moving can be for seniors.

If you’re faced with the difficult task of moving your elderly parents, we’re here to help. We’ll handle everything in order to ease your family’s stress during this emotional time.

Senior moving can often times be a difficult process. The moving experts at Handy Dandy Moving Service recommend staying organized and calm throughout the move and following the tips below to make it as smooth as possible. When moving a senior into a living facility, consider contacting management to find out what items can be brought, what are appropriate moving hours and if they have any tips for the move.

Remember:

Start packing several weeks in advance. Pack early to avoid being overwhelmed as moving day draws near.

Wrap small items in colored paper. This prevents items such as knick-knacks from becoming lost or thrown out.

Label boxes on top and sides. Mark the top and sides of boxes as they’re packed. Make sure to label boxes containing breakable or sentimental items with “fragile.”

Pack all electronic equipment in original boxes. Otherwise use low-static bubble wrap when packing these items always use packing paper. When wrapping fine china and precious items, the ink from printed newsprint can bleed.

Sealing all boxes with packing tape. This makes it easier to stack and protect belongings.
Use boxes designed for the items you are packing. Use dish pack boxes for dishes, wardrobe boxes for clothing.

Moving needs are different for every customer served. Handy Dandy Moving Service is ready to customize your move to make it a success. That’s why specific services are offered to help seniors, such as packing. Handy Dandy Moving Service offers a complete line of packing services. Since packing is time consuming and can be very draining, seniors often find it helpful to have Handy Dandy Moving Service trained packers assist them with the process.

Handy Dandy Movers are professionals and will arrive clean-cut and in uniform. Each mover is thoroughly trained on how to safely move all types of items and can move a whole house or simply move items from one room to another for seasonal or redecorating.

Call or email Handy Dandy Moving Service to receive an estimate and schedule your custom move