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To Keep or Not to Keep? That Is the Question! Expert has downsizing tips for seniors on the move

To Keep or Not to Keep? That Is the Question! Expert has downsizing tips for seniors on the move

It’s one of the newest and fastest-growing industries in the country — businesses that assist aging seniors with downsizing and relocating.

Greg Gunderson is the owner/president of one such company, Gentle Transitions. To explain how his staff helps seniors declutter and move into a smaller place, often a retirement community, he held a seminar Dec. 5 at Oakmont of Pacific Beach.

Gunderson said he founded Gentle Transitions in 1994 in Manhattan Beach and has expanded to California cities from Chula Vista to Redding. His mother, who started a similar company in Minnesota, was his inspiration. He believes she founded the concept of relocation services for seniors when moving her...

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