The National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM) announced Soft Landings, Solutions for Seniors has been awarded the NASMM A+ Accreditation for its excellence in Senior Move Management operations and client services. This is in addition to the SMM-C, Senior Move Management Certified designation.
Soft Landings, Solutions for Seniors, based in Beaverton and serving the tri-county area, is part of the Best of the Best in Senior Move Management. Move management is a relatively new field that began in response to a need to help older people transition from large homes to smaller homes or adult living communities.
“This accreditation decision represents the highest level of professional achievement that can be awarded to a Senior Move Management company, and demonstrates the organization’s substantial conformance to NASMM standards,” said Mary Kay Buysse, NASMM’s Executive Director. “An organization receiving a three-year NASMM A+ Accreditation has put itself through a rigorous peer review process. A NASMM A+ Accredited Senior Move Management company has demonstrated to a team of reviewers its commitment to offering programs and services that are measurable, accountable, and of the highest quality.”
Soft Landings, Solutions for Seniors assists families with as much help or as little help with the sometimes-overwhelming tasks of downsizing and moving. They provide services for move management, sorting, space planning, packing, unpacking and setting up a home. They also provide services for emptying out the former home including arranging for the sale, donation, and disposal of items no longer needed. In addition, they often provide services needed for staging the former home and decorating the new home.
Founder Theresa Giddings, CPA (retired), CFP™, started Soft Landings, Solutions for Seniors in 2013 to address the need for seniors to have trustworthy, compassionate help throughout the downsizing and moving process. She wants seniors to make the key decisions, Soft Landings, Solutions for Seniors, to guide them with gentle expertise.