What does Smooth Transitions do?

We are here to help create an environment that fits the need of seniors.

What makes a senior move manager different from just a moving company?

Senior move managers multi-task for the client's move process, providing whatever help is needed: from choosing a perfect community to move into, space planning, unpacking at the new home and dispersal of left over possessions at the end.

Senior move managers minimize the chaos and stress associated with moving for the client by creating and executing an action plan customized to the client's wishes.

Senior move managers do so much more than simply sort, settle and move boxes. With energy, enthusiasm and experience, senior move mangers take the worry (and work) out of the move process. The clients job is to simply enjoy his or her new living arrangement.

Our Successes

Communities I have worked in:

  • Azalea Hills
  • Historic Villages of Silver Crest
  • Traditions at Hunter Station
  • Westminster Village
  • Independent Living Facilities
  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Retirement Homes

About Smooth Transitions Southern Indiana:

I have had a very successful career in estate and trust management with two of Louisville's major banks. Most recently I have worked in Southern Indiana in the legal profession for an Elder Care Attorney, with responsibilities of processing Veterans Affairs applications. Since focusing much of my work with the senior population, this has lead me into my new career path and join the professional of "Smooth Transitions" to assist with all aspects of Senior living. I will assist you in all aspects of moving, downsizing and estate dispersals.

- Tina Minyard Beard

Member of The National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM)

Smooth Transitions Southern Indiana

About Our Founder:

Louisville Business Owner, Barbara Morris, Receives Prestigious Award!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -(Hinsdale, IL – February 17, 2013) The National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM) presented the Margit Novack Award for Outstanding Contributions to Senior Move Management to Barbara Morris, owner of Smooth Transitions, Louisville, KY.

The Margit Novack Award recognizes an individual for outstanding professional leadership and exemplary service to NASMM, and actively supporting and facilitating the NASMM mission. Additionally, the Margit Novack Award for Outstanding Contributions to Senior Move Management recognizes an individual who has shown exceptional commitment to NASMM’s by building professional partnerships and mentoring others in the field of senior move management.

The Margit Novack Award, NASMM’s most prestigious award, was presented to Ms. Morris during the NASMM Annual Conference in late January in St. Pete Beach, FL. She is the second recipient of NASMM’s most prestigious award.

Barbara Morris is the founder of Smooth Transitions, a Senior Move Management company with dozens oflicensees throughout the United States, Canada and abroad.She provides professional Senior Move Management training and is the author of Moving For Seniors, A Step-by-Step Workbook to help families with the downsizing process. Barbara developed Moving for Seniors after evaluating her experiences in downsizing projects and has sold well over 10,000 Moving for Seniors workbooks, helping to expand the visibility of Senior Move Management, while promoting the importance of the Senior Move Management profession.

According to Kimberly McMahon, NASMM Board President, “Barbara is a founding member of NASMM and is one of NASMM’s most avid supporters. Barbara has demonstrated great leadership within NASMM, actively supporting NASMM initiatives and encouraging the Smooth Transition family to embrace all that NASMM has to offer. She continues to make a substantial and tangible impact on the NASMM community and is known throughout NASMM for her absolute professionalism.”

“Barbara’s commitment to NASMM speaks for itself, added Mary Kay Buysse, NASMM’s Executive Director, “and now, we have chosen Barbara to represent the very best of NASMM - as the recipient of the Margit Novack Award for Outstanding Contributions to Senior Move Management.”

Since 1994, Smooth Transitions has provided Senior Move Management services and Senior Move Management training. For more information on Smooth Transitions, visit www.movingforseniors.com or call (502) 897-9332.

The National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM) is the only not-for-profit, professional association of organizations, dedicated to assisting older adults and families with the physical and emotional demands of downsizing, relocating, or modifying their homes.

With over 700 members in the United States, Canada and abroad, NASMM is internationally recognized for its innovative programs, leadership and expertise on issues related to Senior Move Management, transition and relocation issues affecting older adults.

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