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Gentle Transitions is a nationally recognized pioneer in the delicate art of senior relocation focusing on the often overwhelming and traumatic issues seniors and their families face when moving. Gentle Transitions has been serving California seniors for twenty-two years since 1994.

Serving California seniors with their moving needs since 1994
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As one of the oldest and largest senior move management firms in the country, Gentle Transitions has serviced over 400 different retirement communities throughout California including senior apartments, CCRC’s, independent living, assisted living, and dementia care communities. The company has been featured in national publications including Entrepreneur Magazine, CNNfn, Good Housekeeping Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, and Money Magazine among others. <!-raw->
Floor planning for the new home FLOOR PLANNING The first step is to determine which furniture to move and then how to arrange it in the new place.
Packing for the move PACKING Safely packing delicate items, art objects, and family mementos is part of every move.
Planning for the move PLANNING Managing family schedules, escrow closings, and estate sales makes for an orderly transition.
Moving day MOVING DAY Final packing, mover direction, and hands-on resettling ensures a timely move.
Downsizing the senior living space DOWNSIZING Sorting through closets, cupboards, and cabinets is a key element prior to moving.
Unpacking in the new home UNPACKING Putting everything away, making beds, and hanging pictures makes the new place home on moving day.

What We Do

We plan, coordinate, and supervise all aspects of a move with a completely hands-on service. From floor planning and downsizing to picture hanging and making the beds, we take care of every detail. Typical services include floor planning, sorting and decision making, professional packing, mover arrangements, and complete unpacking and resettling on moving day (beds made, pictures hung, boxes removed).

Moving Day

Imagine coming into a new home on moving day with furniture in place, clothes in the closet, phone and TV connected, beds made and picture hung. That’s the standard for a Gentle Transitions’ move.

Move Manager

Each move is directed by a Move Manager who will be there every step of the way. As an advocate, confidant, and friend, our Move Manager will cater to every need and concern throughout the move.