Earlier this month, Bryant, along with DeAnne Wilfong of Smooth Transitions and Vince McPhail of Edward Jones, put on a lunchtime panel at Rockwood South Hill focusing on downsizing - the ins and outs of assessing if your home is too big and unsafe, how to get rid of a lifetime of possessions and how to finance such a move.
said another reason is the large baby boom population.
estimates that in Spokane about 50 people turn age 65 daily, and most of them have no idea about downsizing resources or what type of senior communities are available.
added that about 50 percent of her
clients don't have wills or any medical directives and that many don't have a handle on their finances or benefits such as Veterans Affairs benefits.
had given free seminars on downsizing, aka "what do I do with all this stuff," for years.
got the idea to bring in other professionals who shared the philosophy of ensuring seniors are in control and proactive about their future.
said about 80 percent of people want to stay in their homes until they die, hence the popular buzzword of "aging-in-place.
"We move people who are in their 90s and are recluses," Wilfong