Donna Quinn Robbins, CEO


Donna Quinn Robbins is the CEO of Ultimate Moves and author of Moving Mom and Dad and On the Road of Life, Drive Yourself. For more than 16 years, she has helped more than 4,000 individuals and families move locally and nationally. Robbins is an active public speaker on the topic of senior transition services and elderly lifestyle transitions and has appeared on NBC's Today Show as well as on local television programs in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Robbins leads workshops and offers guidelines for successful transitions to individuals, families, retirement communities, and corporations through her company, Ultimate Moves. She is currently the designer and move-in coordinator at five major San Francisco Bay Area retirement communities. She has been involved with three start-up communities, helping them move their new residents in while minimizing stress and confusion. As an interior designer, she also helps families create new homes. Donna graduated from Bennett College and is a member of the National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM).


Recently Published on Caring.com

How can I talk with my parents about moving them to a senior independent living facility? — Oct 07, 2013
You should find 3 communities in your area. Visit each one and find out what they offer. Tell your parents you heard about a few places that are fun and have a lot going on...
How to Get Mom to Go to Adult Day Care? — Sep 13, 2013
You didn't mention what your mother's physical or mental condition is so answers vary accordingly. If her mental condition is good maybe a senior center would be more appro...
Vacation / Spas for the Elderly? Do they exist? — Aug 26, 2013
If you are interested in something just for a short time you can try Elder Hostel. You could contact the Grey Panthers website or retirement communities have respite progra...
What's the Difference Between Independent Living and a Senior Apartment? — Jul 22, 2013
Independent living is in a retirement community. Senior apartments are just apartments with not much support and very little inter action. If you feel it is time for you to...
Can a LTC facility kick out my Dad if they don't get along with family? — Jul 18, 2013
In California there is a list of resident's rights posted on the wall by the office in every LTC. I don't think they have the right to kick him out unless he is the one cau...
How would one pay for an in-home aide? — Apr 16, 2013
The only way that medicaid would pay is if she has only 2,000. in assets. She may own a house and a car. You might consider a reverse mortgage if she owns her house out rig...
How do I get Mom to accept being in a nursing home? — Feb 06, 2012
You are doing everything you can. My only suggestion is that if she is not on anti-depressants then she should be. If she is, then I don't know what else there is to be don...
How Can I Ease the Transition Into an Assisted Living Facility or Alzheimer's Unit? — Jan 20, 2012
You and your mother really need help to deal with this. It sounds like you are dealing with a great deal of guilt because you may not have taken a leave of absence from you...
How to we deal with moving my mother-in-law into our home? — Dec 08, 2011
"How to tell my mother-in-law she's moving in with us". From what you have said, I am concerned about moving your mother to your home. It sounds as though she is going to n...
Should I take my mom back home to get her things when she can't return home for good after a hospital stay? — Nov 04, 2011
Should you take a loved one home to collect their things/ I would strongly urge you to take her home. You can have the conversation beforehand with her about the emotional ...