Sorry, Tolstoy. Your famous observation at the start of Anna Karenina needs an update for the today’s “aging Boomers.” Let’s try it my way: “All happy downsizing families are alike; each unhappy downsizing family is unhappy in its own way.” Seriously, it isn’t easy for families to shrink their footprint or split the goods, attached as they are to memories… and price tags. Perhaps this 3-part series about downsizing, from dealing with emotions to practical realities, will help you and yours get through it with a clean heart and a clean home. This post, featuring the insightful authors of Moving On: A Practical Guide to Downsizing the Family Home, covers the complications that may arise when members of different generations tackle downsizing.
For the full article by Rachel Adelson of The Huffington Post, please click here.