Nan Hayes, Senior Relocation Expert


Nan Hayes has dedicated her life's work to helping families navigate Late Life Home Transitions, such as moving, downsizing, organizing and remodeling. Founder of MoveSeniors.com, Hayes is currently the Director of Business Development for the professional Caring Transitions network. She is an advocate for valid industry Certification standards and author of the RightSized Living consumer series. Hayes is also featured on the Emmy winning "What's Next" and "Life Focus" television programs.

Why I Care

"I have been working with older adults in some fashion or another since I was 14 years old. As I became involved in real estate and construction in the late 1990's, it was evident to me that Late Life Home Transitions, such as moving or remodeling to age-in-place, present unique challenges for older adults and their families. My singular mission has been to help families and professionals alike understand the underlying psychological and emotional issues older adults experience when confronted with a change to their home environments.

As I have worked across a number of residential service industries to establish training, guidelines and processes, I am excited to see the progress we have made in easing the stress of transitions. Regardless of where or why an older adult may be moving, the ultimate goal is to provide them place that feels like home; a place from which they can fully embrace their next chapter in life."

Links

Caring Transitions (http://www.caringtransitions.com/)

MoveSeniors.com (http://www.moveseniors.com/)

Certified Transition Specialist (http://www.crtscertification.com/)

Recently Published: "Rightsizing" CSA Journal (http://www.csa.us/CSAJournal.aspx)


Recently Published on Caring.com

How Do I Decide Whether to Move to an Independent Living Apartment? — Sep 13, 2013
You know better than anyone else what lifestyle will suit you best in the years to come. Deciding to move to an independent living apartment is not short changing yourself ...
Does VA pay for spouse nursing home charges? — Aug 16, 2013
The Veteran's benefit know as Aid and Attendance can help pay for care in the home, Nursing Home or Assisted Living facility. According to 2012 information, a Veteran is e...
Can a LTC facility kick out my Dad if they don't get along with family? — Jun 27, 2013
Unfortunately it seems you have a difficult situation on your hands and we do hope you find peaceful resolution, for your own sake as well as your father's. If at this stag...
How upsetting is it for alzheimer's patient to be moved in/out of respite care? — Mar 30, 2013
Moving from one place to another is never easy. For a person who has Alzheimer's disease, changing the routine and moving to an unfamiliar environment can be especially dis...
How can we get mom to agree to move to an assisted living facility? — Jan 21, 2011
There can be no doubt that you are dealing with one of the more difficult decision that families of demented patients face sooner or later. There are many things you and yo...
Should I donate my father's belongings if there's no hope for a recovery back to independent living? — Sep 07, 2010
You are coping with a difficult turn of events and some tough decisions and you are not alone. Falls are the number one cause of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in older adult...
Are there organizations that can help with the costs of dealing with personal property after a loved one passes? — Aug 25, 2010
Many individuals struggle with moving their parents' belongings after death. Currently, there is no federal program designed to support this, however, you may have some luc...
How do I find a good senior move manager? — Jul 09, 2010
You ask a great question. Finding the right support for parents in another state is often challenging. But you are in luck. The MoveSeniors.com website supports the nation...
Is there financial aid to cover moving expenses? — Jul 09, 2010
Many cities and counties offer various types of moving assistance programs, yet most are designed for families/individuals who have already qualified for financial aid and ...
How can I find a reputable long term care facility for my mother-in-law, who has Alzheimer's? — Mar 23, 2010
Several national databases offer options to search for housing by level of care as well as by location. There may not be a dedicated Alzheimer's facility in your area, but ...