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Sunrise of Franklin Lakes

Assisted Living 728 Franklin Ave, Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, 07417

At Sunrise of Franklin Lakes, residents like you enjoy living in a 4.7-acre green community that mirrors American Colonial style and architecture. Our beautiful residences boast large windows that welcome natural light and showcase the inspiring views of our forested surroundings. Our community is designed to promote your comfort and safety, with your health and well-being in the able hands of our professional caregivers. Our team works by your side to create an ideal plan that caters to your likes, acknowledges your preferences, and meets your needs.

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Sunrise of Paramus

Assisted Living 567 Paramus Rd, Paramus, New Jersey, 07652

Sunrise of Paramus is a cozy community filled with the warmest touches of home. Our nurturing and compassionate team members, many who have been with us for years, are the foundation of our program and the heart of our dedication to residents like you. We will partner with you to develop a plan that will be custom-developed and singularly focused on your needs, goals, and preferences. Because realities can change quickly, your plan will also be flexible and scalable. With the plan in hand, youre free to pursue your passions.

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Sunrise of Cresskill

Assisted Living 3 Tenakill Park Drive East, Cresskill, New Jersey, 07626

In our sprawling three-level mansion at Sunrise of Cresskill, we offer a full range of senior living options in a highly desirable setting and location. Residents enjoy beautiful foliage-rich viewsoccasionally spotting deer in the woods. Our housekeeping services provide our residents with an enjoyable, chore-free lifestyle, while the 24-hour bistro-style caf and formal dining room offer a variety of menus and homemade meals made from fresh, local ingredients.

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Sunrise of Old Tappan

Memory Care 195 Old Tappan Road, Old Tappan, New Jersey, 07675

At Sunrise of Old Tappan, we believe in choice and independence. You will select your suite from multiple styles and spend your day pursuing passions and exploring interests. Our resident-focused programs ensure that you will always have access to a full slate of engaging activities, and you will quickly find yourself among friends. Our dynamic and respectful team of senior living caregivers and professionals are singularly focused on meeting your individualized needs and will work with you and your family to develop a customized plan that does just that.

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Tips for Selling Your House Quickly and for More Money

Here are WayForth's 5 tips for selling your house quickly and for more money: Stage Your Home One of the most important steps in selling your house is staging it effectively, but also efficiently. Buyers need to be able to envision themselves living in the house, so take time to declutter, deep clean, and repair any necessary items, but dont go overboard. But at a minimum, focus on decluttering, removing personal and unnecessary items and leaving the home as clean and open as possible. Price it right Setting the right asking price is essential if you want to make a quick sale with minimal time on the market. Working with an experienced realtor who can provide some insight into both current market conditions as well as comparable listings in your area is critical. Take Good Photos In todays digital world, many people will be seeing your property online before they even set foot inside it. Investing in quality photographs that can accurately capture how great your space looks will help attract more buyers and entice them to schedule a viewing appointment faster. Make Repairs (but not renovations) Buyers have high expectations when it comes to buying a home, and many struggle to see past even basic defects, so before listing yours make sure all those minor fixes have been addressed from squeaky door hinges to cracks in drywall to leaky faucets! Leverage Social MediaSocial media is an incredibly powerful tool that can help reach potential buyers matched specifically for your house! Once the listing is complete and your realtor is ready to launch the marketing campaign, be sure to share the listing on your own social media and encourage friends, family and especially neighbors to do the same.  At WayForth, we can help you with almost every step of the process, while also making sure you get settled in with minimal stress wherever you might be going. We can get you started whenever you are ready by doing some basic decluttering and packing. Give us a call at 817-697-4478 or go to our website to learn more! 

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Storage Services: More Than a Place for Old Furniture

Using a storage service may not be at the top of your mind when youre trying to move to a new home, busy running your business or simply organizing after the holidays. People think of storage as a place to stash unwanted furniture or boxes filled with unused items. But storage can be a solution that allows you to have space to hold your possessions and gives you peace of mind.   Storage services offer you with a temporary place to keep your possessions safe and secure whether youre moving, remodeling or just need space.  Moving to a new home or doing renovations When youre getting ready to show your home to potential buyers, storage services can give you a place to hide those personal pieces such as family photos or extra furniture. You want your home to look open, spacious and inviting, so clearing out furniture and other items temporarily can help.  Organizing your business If you own a business, or work for a company that is moving or renovating their space, extra storage can be a real asset.   Ways WayForth can help you utilize storage: Items for a college student apartment or summer break Party decorations Inventory for your home business, including boxes of supplies Getting ready for an estate or garage sale  Want more information about our comprehensive moving solutions with WayForth, including storage options, downsizing and clear-out? Contact our moving professionals today at 817-697-4478 or go to our website to learn more! 

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Spring Cleaning: tips to organize and clean!

Spring is a great time for cleaning and organizing. As the trees show their leaves and flowers bloom, it feels good to refresh your home by working on decluttering, organizing and cleaning. Because spring is also a time when people are starting to think about putting their home on the market, now is the perfect opportunity to start downsizing. Lets get started!  WayForth is your trusted, professional move management experts. Contact our team today for a consultation on moving, downsizing, storage, and more!  Plan ahead This job isnt something for a spontaneous weekend. Planning your cleaning and organizing takes a little bit of work to make it worthwhile. First, decide what your goal is. Do you want to clear clutter from every room? Are you trying to downsize for a smaller home or get the basement organized? Do you want to deep clean your entire home? Whatever your goal is, make sure youve considered all options. Clutter-busting in your bedroom is very different from cleaning out your garage. Second, pick your process. While some people like to concentrate on a room or section of the house, others like to sort like with like. For example, some people gather all the books in the house in one central place and start from there. Others like to start with the messiest place in the house. Use whatever works best for you. Third, decide where unwanted items will go. Can you sell a collection or gift it to a friend? Will you donate to a favorite organization? If you need to trash some things, do you know your citys pick-up dates and rules? It helps to know this in advance so you can work effectively. Finally, gather any supplies you might need. If you are cleaning, make sure to have enough rags, paper towels, cleaning solutions, furniture spray, etc. If you are downsizing, you will want to stock up on boxes, tape and markers. You can also ask for some help from family or friends. To make sure you stick to your goal, take breaks and reward yourself when you get a big chore done.   Tackle one area at a time If youve decided to take on one room or area of your house at a time, choose the one that is the most in need of help. Getting the biggest chore off your plate and finished will spur you on to keep moving to other rooms. One method is to start in one corner and move around the room. This gives your cleaning and organizing a focus so you dont get overwhelmed. You can pay attention to each section of the room, whether youre cleaning, organizing or downsizing. Another method is to actually take everything out of the room and then sort, purge and clean as you put things back. This forces you to see how much is in the room and touch almost every single item.   Try sorting by categories  You can tackle this seasonal chore by item as well. Choose a category and go through it thoroughly and toss, sell or donate what you dont need. This can include things such as: Clothing you havent worn in the last two yearsPaperwork that isnt needed any longer Office or school items such as empty folders or old notebooksUnused electronics that no longer work or are not usedMismatched items including  single socks, storage bins without a lid, etc. Kitchen supplies such as expired spices or long-forgotten freezer items Books that have already been read Old make-up, nail polish or creams that are dated or dried out Use the 4-pile method  The professionals at WayForth often recommend four separate piles to help you sort and organize. These include: KEEP, SELL, DONATE and TRASH and what they like to refer to as The 4-Pile Method. The KEEP pile includes things that you are currently using, are going to take with you in a move or give to a family member or friend.  The SELL pile can be items that are designated for a yard sale or through an Internet sale site such as Ebay. Think about consignment shops or even online auction houses if you have a lot of items.  The DONATE group includes things that will go to charity organizations. Make sure you are realistic about what you are donating; items that are broken or stained will eventually be thrown away by the group.  TRASH is just what the name implies. This is the pile that is going to be thrown out. If you are disposing of electronics, old paint or other household materials that may include chemicals, be sure to know what guidelines you must follow in your area.   Helpful resources for donations If you have a list of organizations that take donations, it can be a lot easier to move things out. Make a list of places in your city that will be happy to make use of your donations. Weve gathered a few national organizations and other ideas to get you started. Habitat For Humanity Appreciates donations of gently used furniture, appliances, housewares, building materials and more. Global Literacy Project Accepts donated books in order to foster community-based literacy initiatives throughout the world. Project Smile Donated baby and childrens items are provided to emergency responders to help ease the pain and fear of children in their care.For those who are giving away items for free in their own towns and neighborhoods,Freecycleis all about reuse and keeping good stuff out of landfills. Or try your local Buy Nothing group on Facebook.  Dress for Success Provides interview suits, confidence boosts, and career development to low-income women in over 75 cities worldwide. Lions Clubs Eyeglass Recycling Recycled glasses are distributed to people in need in low- and middle-income communities. Cell Phones for Soldiers This non-profit helps connect our troops around the world with their families. Browse the internet for your local animal shelter. They are always in need of blankets, towels, sheets, and soft bedding to provide their rescues with warmth and a comfortable place to sleep during their stay.  If you or a loved one is downsizing to move to a new home, WayForth can help with our comprehensive moving solutions. They include downsizing, clear-out, storage and moving. For more information, contact our moving professionals today at 817.697.4478.

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Planning for the Future

Have you created an estate plan for yourself? Estate planning doesnt have to be overwhelming, nerve-wracking or boring. Its simply a method to outline your intentions for your assets and possessions if you are not able to take care of yourself or pass away.  Why do you need an estate plan? It gives you control now over events in the future. It can involve everything from who receives your financial assets and who your possessions are given to. Distributing possessions is often one of the hardest and most emotional parts of a loved ones passing. Having a complete inventory and clear direction makes things go much smoother for the remaining family members.  Another word that you need to know as you step into estate planning is probate. This is the legal process that administers and divides your estate according to your plan or local laws. Probate is the step in the process when any outstanding debts are paid, and other disputes are settled. This is the time when paperwork with the courts or localities is done, and assets are distributed if necessary.  How does WayForth fit in? Having a home inventory is helpful when all involved parties need to understand the value of the estate or decide what to keep and what to pass on or donate. WayForth will create a complete, detailed inventory for large and small estates and can also help with downsizing, coordinating donations, and clear-out and prep for sale services to help with your estate.   For help with your next move, contact WayForth's moving professionals today. Call us at 817-697-4478 or go to our website to learn more! 

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