Testimonials

Moving Services

“We just wanted to send a note of thanks to you and your movers for making my Mom’s move from her home smooth and well coordinated. Serge and his team were clearly experienced with these moves, which came in handy as the Promenade front desk staff did not know how to access the service elevator (Serge ended up trouble shooting the situation as he was familiar with the elevator). The movers were very efficient and professional. Serge also took the time to remain responsive to our requests, willing to wait for us to round up remote controls to make sure my Mom’s tv was in working order.

We will be sure to recommend your services to others who may need this type of moving assistance.

Sincerely, Lynne and Bob”

“When my father died suddenly of a heart attack, we knew that my step-mother would not be able to stay on her own at their acreage in Kanata. They had a large home, stuffed with decades of possessions and memories. None of the children live in the Ottawa area, which added to the challenge of relocating my step-mother and getting the house ready to sell. Fortunately, one of my step-mother’s friends recommended that we contact Judy Robinson at Senior Moves.

Judy was an immense help to us. The movers she arranged to relocate my step-mother were prompt and courteous. Judy brought in her team to go through everything left in the house, helping us decide what to donate, sell, recycle and discard. Her team cleaned the house from top to bottom and staged the house for sale. She arranged a painter to do some touch up painting and a landscaper to fix up the yard and gardens. When the acreage finally sold several months later, she brought her team back to finish cleaning out the house. She even took care of selling my father’s grand piano for us.

The services provided by Judy and her team were outstanding, and at a very reasonable price. I would highly recommend Senior Moves to anyone requiring similar services.”

“Good afternoon Serge, ..
I called Lynn this morning and asked for help to clear out  our space yesterday and she said that you were a sweetheart.  When we called back to pay our invoice … she also said that you were a real asset to their company, you were lovely, warm, smart and a gem ….
WOW we already knew that, but nice to hear from clients …
So once again, thank you very much for the wonderful way you represent Senior Moves.”

“I would not hesitate to recommend you to anyone who is faced with a senior’s move. It is not an easy move no matter what the circumstances. Your dedication to the task, your knowledge and experience in moving seniors and your genuine interest in issues concerning seniors were all important indicators in selecting you as the right person for the task. Thank you again for “being there” when I needed you.”  –  G. Williams,  British Columbia

“Staff arrived promptly and were unfailingly courteous, efficient and thoughtful.  Our move was stress-free and damage-free, greatly exceeding our most hopeful expectation. Senior Moves made ‘moving day’ an unexpected pleasure.”

“Many thanks to you and your girls and boys for making mum’s move so easy for her and for us too. ..as you unfortunately witnessed she is not easy to deal with but she was certainly singing your praises.” –  Patty

“You have an amazing knack of making people relax and easing their stress during these rather difficult experiences.”  – Loyola

“The movers that relocated my step-mother were prompt and courteous. The services provided by Judy and her team were outstanding. I would highly recommend Senior Moves to anyone requiring similar services.” – Wayne  (Calgary)

“We wish to thank you and your very good crew for the courtesy, patience and professionalism you all displayed in dealing with a complicated re-location.” – Hedri

“I was really impressed with the tact and sensitivity your staff showed during the entire moving process.” – Diana

“Thank you for helping with my father’s move.”  – Vincent, Denmark

“I was so pleased to see the room looking so much like home.”  – Dorothy

“Thanks Judy for all your help in moving mom to Saskatoon!!!   It is wonderful to have her here.”   Liz

“You made a very difficult move for my dad a pleasant journey.” –  J Archaumbault

“A great deal of stress was taken off my mind.” –  Julia (daughter)

“You and your staff were very kind to our friend and she appreciates your professional approach. You are doing a great job.” –  Bill

“Thank you for your kindness and wonderful help. We could never have managed without you. When I think back it was a nightmare but you were always there.” –  Ed

Home Sale Preparation

“True to your mission everything was accomplished “as stress free and efficient as possible” under extreme circumstances.” – Ginette

“You made what seemed like an impossible job, possible for which we are very grateful.”  – Art

“Acting with efficiency and determination you assessed the situation and reacted quickly. From the estate sale to the removal of the remaining content, we were amazed at the speed with which it was all completed. Within the span of two weeks, the house went from “45 years of stuff” to empty and ready for sale. The dedication and professionalism of your team is not only a true asset to yourself, but as well to the clients you serve.” – Rob

“The task seemed insurmountable at first but your experience and methodical approach made it possible to complete everything on time.” Michael

“Just wanted to let you know about the house. It sold very quickly to a young couple.” Libby (Lancaster, Ontario)

“You arranged a painter to do some touch up painting and a landscaper to fix up the yard and gardens.” W.T.

Expert Presentations

“Thank you both for a most informative and entertaining evening last night.  For some of us while the prospect of downsizing may still be in the future, you made us all think.  We need to start the planning now.  It is never too soon to take control  and better to do it while we are able. There was much conversation after you left about personal circumstances and needless to say your sharing of personal and business relationships hit a chord with of us. ‘ Again many thanks for sharing, Gerri Schultz: Chair; Ottawa West-Nepean Seniors Liberal Club

 

“Thank you Judy and Doug, for taking the time to come and speak to our group about such an important and relevant topic.

A friend of mine has occasionally worked with you at Senior Moves, and has spoken to me often of your dedication and the incredible work that you do.

I’m going to quote something she said to me:

“The staff at Senior Moves is extremely hardworking and professional, but their strength is in the personal and compassionate treatment of the person they are moving.

The client’s comfort is of utmost importance.  This is not just a move.  So much effort is put into ensuring that when the client steps into his or her new setting, which is often just one room, it already feels like home, with furniture and personal belongings arranged in an attractive and comforting way.”

Senior Moves has a truly personal approach to helping their clients to adapt to a new environment.

Again, thank you for your presentation to our group, but also for the wonderful work that you do.”

“On behalf of the Friends of CRC, I am writing to thank you for your presentation on Downsizing for Boomers and Seniors. You covered a lot of ground in a thoroughly interesting way with your two person presentation. Your enthusiasm was clearly evident and you gave us a lot to think about.”    Dick

“People had to stand as the room was so full. There is a real interest in the topic of Downsizing.”

“We have been following your presentations and we are getting business from them.”  Regional Management of Scotia Bank

“A couple that attended your presentation are moving into our residence. Thank you.”

“After 50 years in our home a move seemed impossible. Your presentation made it possible.”

“Thank you for being one of our presenters at our Housing Fair.”  Betty

“I enjoyed your presentation and wondered if we could do one together?” Royal LePage realtor.

Donations

“I wish to express my sincere thanks for your generous donation of the organ” –  Notre-Dame Cathedral

“On behalf of the staff and students at Crystal Bay Centre for Special Education, I would like to thank you for your generous donation of a television.”

“Thank you for your contribution to the Mayor’s Annual Canada Day Celebration for Seniors.” – Bob

“Thank you for the donation of antique tools.”   Mr Lee

The Best of The Rest – Downsizing for Boomers and Seniors

“There is a treasure of information and I am enjoying the read.”  Elizabeth (Wales)

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