Orange County to host a two-part series on downsizing and de-cluttering

ORANGE COUNTY, NC (September 25, 2017)—The Orange County Department on Aging invites the public to Living with Less: Downsizing and De-cluttering, a two-part organizing extravaganza!

Are you overwhelmed by the thought of starting to organize your stuff? Looking for practical ideas about how to give things to your children without causing a fight? Wondering how long to keep your important papers? Discover the answers to these questions and more at the Organizing Extravaganza!

The series will take place at the Seymour Center located at 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill.

Part I – Monday, Oct. 9, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Understand why becoming disorganized is so common during times of transition. Our panel of experts will help you learn where to start and how to move forward to accomplish your goals.

  • The impact of downsizing and de-cluttering on one’s self – Jane Armstrong, Master Organizer
  • Management of documents – Colin K. Austin, Estate Planning & Elder Law Attorney
  • Assessing value of common items – Leland Little, President, Leland Little Auctions
  • Downsizing and moving tips – Tracy Lynn, Senior Move Associate, Pro Movers

Part II – Saturday, November 18, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Here’s your chance to take action! Knowing where to take your excess stuff, sharpening your eye for what’s valuable and getting sound advice about the downsizing process can keep you on track to reach your goals. Experts and services in the following areas will be on hand to help you get there:

  • Shredder trucks
  • Appraisers
  • Professional organizers
  • Movers
  • Realtors specializing in senior housing

Both sessions are free and open to the public. For more information, please call the Seymour Center at 919.968.2070.