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Here's a look at a job recently completed by the Seniors on the Move Tidy Up Team. 

The client utilized a Christmas Gift Certificate that they had received. It is certainly impressive what 2 people can do in 3 hours!

A van load of donations and the craft room is back in working order.  Do you have a room you’d like them to tackle?

Check it out! Mother's Day Special from Seniors On The Move Niagara


Pick a room, pick a closet - the Seniors on the Move TIDY UP TEAM will help organize and get things back in track for busy Mom’s and Grandma’s! Call 905 933 0730

January is always the month that gets us thinking about finally getting organized. Even the most put together people have a room or closet they avoid.

The holiday season is once again upon us. And for most of us it is a joyous time, but for many seniors this time of year can be hectic and even depressing, depending on their mental and physical state. Good news, everyone can help contribute to happier holidays for the seniors in their lives by just following a few tips:

A little Help cleaning up is now available!

Life can sure through us some curve balls now and again.  Trying to keep up with day to day tidying when life events get in the way can become overwhelming. Enter our Tidy team.  You pick how long and what you would like tidy. It`s that easy.  No long term commitment, use us once to tackle a corner or closet. Do you need to reclaim your space for upcoming function or holiday? We are quick and discreet.  

Here are some examples of what our Tidy Team can do for you!

Who will you trust with your life’s possessions? What is this going to cost? What will they do?  All of these questions run through your head when it is time to move. The first thing you need to do is get a couple of estimates.   We have compiled a list of questions to ask your potential mover so your task will be less daunting.

Typically when you call a mover, you pack, and they pick up, and deliver your possessions.  On occasion they may even offer a packing service.  But in the world of an older adult this may not be enough to get them comfortably through a move.

"I was recently was privileged to have the services of Seniors On The Move Niagara in my home. I decided to give them a call after I saw their ad on I noticed that they not only move Seniors – they also help people go through their stuff and organize. The whole process was wonderful at a reasonable price. I totally, highly recommend Juanita and her team at Seniors on the Move." ~ Deborah Marie Forrester

Register now! Complimentary Seminar at the Fonthill Public Library - Nicole Lalonde, Financial Advisor, Edward Jones with Guest Speaker Juanita McLean of Seniors on the Move and Amy Layton of Royal Lepage to answer questions on DOWNSIZING and other important topics for preparing for and/or living in retirement. APRIL 19th 1-3pm

Fonthill Branch - Pelham Public Library, 43 Pelham Town Square, Fonthill

Please call Nicole Lalonde, Edward Jones Office to RSVP and/or if looking for additional info: (905) 892-9930.  

For $200 we will come to your house for 4 hours to sort, organize or help downsize.  We can take some items to a local charity and we have all the boxes and supplies you will need.  (up to 10 boxes, tape, tissue, etc included).


One of the many things we have learned while being in the downsizing business is it is such a pleasure to "Give While Still Living".

If you have had the experience of moving older family members to a new home you have seen first hand how much stress these moves can cause. I have recently become aware of the labeling of this phenomenon as Relocation Stress Syndrome, or transfer trauma. It is thought that RSS can affect behaviour, mood, morbidity and even mortality. Symptoms can include sleeplessness, anxiety, depression and disorientation. If the senior already suffers from dementia, physical frailty or sensory impairment there can be additional confusion and agitation. The effects can be worse if the move is not being made by choice, and may still exist even if the senior had made a willing decision.

Congratulations to S. Cyopik & G. Hubbard, both Winners of our Pelham Summerfest draw for 4 hours of FREE service!  Look for our new store front location opening soon!

At Seniors On The Move you can choose from a number of unique services to make your move as a simple and easy as possible for you, from making a floor plan to ensure your furniture fits your new space to making your bed and setting up your beside tablet he way you have always had it so your new home feels comfortable and familiar to you from day one.