No. Senior Move Management is a relatively new industry, and there are few if any regulations to protect the senior from hiring a company that is not qualified to handle the transition in a professional and cost-efficient manner. Anyone who has moved someone can claim they are a senior move manager. To complicate things further, some movers, auction services and real estate agents say they also provide move transition services.
See article “The Do’s and Don’ts” – What you need to know when considering a senior mover by Margo Salnek, CEO Move Seniors Lovingly.
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Before you contact a senior move management company, do your research. Google senior moving, downsizing companies. Check out their websites. What are their accreditations and reviews. Do they guarantee their work. Take a few moments to read their history and learn about the founders. What is their background? How long has the company been in business? Are they Better Business Bureau Approved and what are their guarantees? Who refers them? Be confident before you place the call to request a free consultation. Visit our website at www.moveseniorslovingly.com to learn more about our services culture and history. Move Seniors Lovingly BBB A Plus Accredited.
Know your rights under the Consumer Protection Act 2002. You may cancel an agreement any time during the period that ends ten (10) days after the day you receive a written copy of the agreement. You do not need to give the supplier a reason for cancelling during this 10-day period. For more information, you may contact the Ministry of Consumer and Business Services.