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Doug and Judy Robinson

Doug and Judy Robinson
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Doug and Judy Robinson were “Downsizing Pioneers” in North America. Since 1996, they have helped nearly 4000 clients. Doug and Judy are the authors of the book “The Best of the Rest – Downsizing for Boomers and Seniors” and 8 e-books. They have been on radio and television numerous times. Their interactive and sometimes humorous presentations help people make better and more informed decisions. They are also available for consultations both by phone and through social media.

Quality of Time With A Loved One is Valuable

We have had several calls from family members that had a parent in palliative care with little time to live. They wanted a plan...

Senior Living Question – Should I Move To Be Near Family?

Each year, for fifteen years, we hardly moved even one senior (or senior couple) to be near their family. Senior living is in the...

How To Avoid Senior Financial Abuse

Over twenty years of downsizing seniors and working closely with their families has brought us much joy and shared satisfaction. Unfortunately, there is a downside....

How To Avoid Senior Relocation Stress Syndrome

              Symptoms of Relocation Stress Syndrome are: exhaustion sleep disturbance anxiety grief depression disorientation. These can be exacerbated by the death of a loved one, dementia,...

Downsizing for Boomers and Seniors #3: What to Sell

CALLS  CALLS  CALLS People call us and say, “My children won’t take much, the consignment shop doesn’t want anything, the auctioneer is very negative about...

Downsizing For Boomers and Seniors # 2 – What To Give...

Many seniors feel they have heirlooms – items that have been in their families for generations. They actually feel a responsibility to pass them...

Downsizing For Boomers and Seniors # 1 – What To Keep

We have helped over 3000 people with the downsizing process and have often found that older seniors don’t know what to keep. We start by...

Senior Moving Challenges – I Paid A lot for ‘Them?”

So often these are the words we hear from people, “That cost me a lot of money!” Whether it is a vacuum, a set of...

Tips to Help Seniors Move Out of a Comfort Zone

We have worked with over 3000 boomers, seniors and families. Most people were unhappy with the prospect of a move. It was overwhelming in...

Downsizing – What Should I Bring?

Often we consult with seniors, boomers or family members about DOWNSIZING. A frequently asked question is, “What should we bring to the retirement residence (condo...