what is a hired family member? 

Today, families thrive with the help of a hired family member who solves problems, provides individualized services and becomes an extended member of the family.


what iS  SENIOR MOVE MANAGER?

Source: NASMM.org (NASMM overview)

"Senior Move Management is the profession that assists older adults and their families with the emotional and physical aspects of relocation and/or “aging in place.” Senior Move Management professionals — Senior Move Managers® — have backgrounds in gerontology, social work, health care, nursing and psychology, others come to this industry from the corporate world of project management, technology, legal services, accounting or marketing. Senior Move Managers® require a profound commitment to connecting with older adults and a desire to perform meaningful work.

Senior Move Managers® have significant expertise in resources and approaches that save money, reduce stress and produce quality results. Services are client-centered and personalized to meet the client's needs and preferences. Families, particularly, should never doubt the power of an outside expert!

All general members of the National Association of Senior Move Management must meet strict vetting requirements before approval. These requirements include:

  • Obtain general business liability insurance
  • Take and pass NASMM’s Cornerstone Courses
  • Provide NASMM with two letters of recommendation from senior clients they have moved or senior living communities with which they work
  • Provide a link to a live website highlighting their Senior Move Management Services
  • Sign and abide by the NASMM Code of Ethics and submit to oversight and guidance from the NASMM Ethics Compliance Commission

Consumers and referral sources should be confident that NASMM members represent the most qualified and capable Senior Move Managers in this growing profession."


HOW WOULD A MOVE MANAGER BENEFIT ME?

Source: NASMM.org (NASMM overview)

"Making a major move at any age is difficult and stressful. Recognizing and managing the stress of relocating older adults is the hallmark of the National Association of Senior Move Managers®. Our ability to successfully manage transition trauma while helping older adults and their families through the downsizing and relocation process makes the move from their home to their new residence stress-free!"