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By: Marissa Salvesen on March 22nd, 2016

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Moving in! 10 Easy Steps (Infographic)

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If making a move to a senior living community has come up in conversation with your aging loved one at some point, chances are you have some questions about what it’s like to actually move in! How does the move-in process work? Who helps manage the transition? What is the timeline for making the move?

We understand that many new residents and their families might feel a bit apprehensive or even a little overwhelmed at the thought of moving. This is perfectly normal. Moving is a big change for everyone. Thankfully, at our UMH communities, we are here to help every step of the way. Not only are we committed to your loved one’s successful transition, but we are also here to support you, the caregiver!

Want to take a look at the move-in process for yourself? In this infographic, we’ve outlined the transition in 10 easy steps, from start to finish. From the time you place a deposit and fill out an application, to the signing of the lease, to the day your loved one is welcomed into the community – and beyond! We hope you find it helpful. (We’ve even designed a convenient printable version! Click here.)

Here’s to Happy Moving!!!




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About Marissa Salvesen

My journey into the world of senior living began when I started working for United Methodist Homes in 2010. Starting as an Activities Director at one of our-winning assisted and independent living communities and then transitioning to Marketing and Promotions Manager for UMH, I now work as the Manager of Mission Development, fostering the Mission and Values of our organization. I love sharing stories about the many ways we build meaningful relationships and enrich the lives of those we serve, and am proud to be part of building UMH’s 140-year legacy of caring. Wondering what makes our communities such special places to live and work? Connect with me and find out!

Our Blog is a 2016 Platinum Generations Award Winner! The Generations Award is an annual international competition for excellence in senior marketing recognizing professionals who have communicated to the 50+ Mature Markets.