Start with This Checklist

Start with This Checklist

Sometimes a move is planned well in advance and sometimes moving is sprung upon us.

Printable Household Contents Checklist

Printable Household Contents Checklist

Either way, this checklist will organize your move room by room and help you wrap your mind around what you plan to keep. Print yours to start planning your move!

This is also a great tool for communicating with your move helpers so they understand your wishes. Even with the best of intentions, when family “takes over” the intentions of the person moving can get lost in all the discussions and planning. Continue reading

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Job Posting: Project Coordinator White Rock

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We are hiring in White Rock!

Act Together Moving Services is a progressive leader in the senior services industry. We provide calm, caring and practical assistance to seniors and their families moving into their new home, especially when downsizing. We take care of all the details. Continue reading

Senior Fraud: “Incorrigible Leech” Almost Struck Again in Victoria

 

aroundtown-pro-am-jpgI just discovered that this man has been preying on new clients of Act Together Moving Services. He developed a “friendship” and gained their trust by helping them with odd jobs and hauling. Luckily his history of defrauding seniors was discovered

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White Rock Move Manager Celebrates Four Years Of Serving Seniors

By Emily Fagan

For Patrick Fagan, helping seniors has always been a priority. Now, in his fourth year at Act Together Moving, he’s found a way to balance serving their needs with those of the White Rock community.

Act Together Moving is a locally based and family-owned small business that, according to Patrick, assists transitioning seniors and their families by “showing them what their options are for making their moves or making their individual move as stress-free and painless as possible,” while also offering them “cost-effective solutions and helping them set up their new home in a way that brings them a lot of happiness.” Anney Ardiel, Patrick’s sister, created Act Together Moving in 2011, after identifying a growing need in her community of Victoria. Two years later, Patrick joined as co-owner and opened a branch in White Rock. In his years working with the company, Patrick has made a conscious effort to give back to the White Rock community both on an individual and personal level.

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Address Change Checklist

Even in this virtual world, we still have to update our address when we move. This printable list of possible address changes will keep you organized as you complete your move preparation.

Step 1: Buy Mail Forwarding by Canada Post product_mail_forwarding_img_lg

Purchase Mail Forwarding at least a month before moving. You can buy  4 months of forwarding for $67.55. Mail Forwarding ensures tax receipts, government forms, bank statements and bills don’t go astray right after you move.
You can even buy it for another person (including a deceased person)
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Visualize Your Way to a Successful Move Day

By Anney Ardiel, Certified Professional Consultant on Aging and owner of Act Together Moving Services

If you are struggling to face a coming move and dreading the future in your new home, visualization exercises can help you stop imagining the worst and start focusing on the outcome you desire: a smooth, stress-free Continue reading

Top 5 Last Minute Gifts for the Senior Who Has Everything

Written by Emily Fagan

Whether they’re your parent, grandparent, or even great uncle, there comes a certain point where you simply run out of present ideas for the seniors in your life, and unlike your younger days, hastily crafted “original artwork” doesn’t really cut it anymore. So here’s some downsizing-friendly presents that are sure to bring Christmas cheer year-round: Continue reading