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Don't let complacency get in the way of change

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March 9th, 2016
Wanda Boucher of Let’s Move, LLC
Wanda Boucher of Let’s Move, LLC

As human beings, we all have a tendency to become complacent. We settle into a particular way of doing things that is comfortable and routine. And nonthreatening. 

Complacency is easy; it does not require much innovation or risk. It does, however, threaten to diminish our spirit and zest for life. Settling for the “same old, same old” may cause us to miss out on special friendships, new opportunities, maybe even exciting adventures had we just taken a leap of faith in a new direction.

Reflect back on a time in your life when you made a positive change. Chances are this course of action left you excited, optimistic, and hopeful about your future. While change can be difficult, with the proper support and guidance, a new and more fulfilled life is within reach.

Nowhere is this support and guidance more important than when you’re contemplating a move to a retirement community.

Expertise in place

At Erickson Living, our Erickson Realty and Moving Services program is tailor-made for people like you who are making an exciting (but sometimes overwhelming) change by moving to an Erickson Living community. Our experts will guide you each step of the way toward achieving the retirement lifestyle that’s right for you.  

To start, your personal moving consultant will work with you to create a plan with the right team in place to assure a streamlined move into your selected community. Erickson Realty and Moving Services provides recommendations for:

• A real estate agent who can sell your house in a timely manner and at a good price

• Organizing and downsizing assistance 

• Floor planning, space allocation, and custom design services

• Coordination of items to be discarded or donated

• Carefully vetted movers and related resources

• Move coordination and settling-in services

So you see, you don’t have to give in to complacency. Challenge yourself to start today. Erickson Realty and Moving Services will help you take the next steps toward the retirement lifestyle you’ve always envisioned.

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Tip of the month

Not as interested in cooking so much anymore?

If you find yourself becoming complacent when it comes to cooking for yourself and others, consider donating your cookbooks, cookware, and baking dishes to the Goodwill or another charitable organization where others might benefit from your treasures. 

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