Making a major move at any age is difficult and stressful. Recognizing and managing the stress of relocating older adults is the hallmark of the National Association of Senior Move Managers®. Our ability to successfully manage transition trauma while helping older adults and their families through the downsizing and relocation process makes the move from their home to their new residence stress-free! NASMM members can also help you downsize and remain in the home through our NASMM@Home program.
The National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM) is the leading membership organization for Senior Move Managers in the United States, Canada and abroad. NASMM is recognized for its innovative programs and expertise related to Senior Move Management, transition and relocation issues affecting older adults.
Senior Move Management is the profession that assists older adults and their families with the emotional and physical aspects of relocation and/or “aging in place.” Senior Move Management professionals — Senior Move Managers® — have backgrounds in gerontology, social work, health care, nursing and psychology, others come to this industry from the corporate world of project management, technology, legal services, accounting or marketing. Senior Move Managers® require a profound commitment to connecting with older adults and a desire to perform meaningful work.
Senior Move Managers® have significant expertise in resources and approaches that save money, reduce stress and produce quality results. Services are client-centered and personalized to meet the client's needs and preferences. Families, particularly, should never doubt the power of an outside expert!
All general members of the National Association of Senior Move Management must meet strict vetting requirements before approval. These requirements include:
- Obtain general business liability insurance
- Take and pass NASMM’s Cornerstone Courses
- Provide NASMM with two letters of recommendation from senior clients they have moved or senior living communities with which they work
- Provide a link to a live website highlighting their Senior Move Management Services
- Sign and abide by the NASMM Code of Ethics and submit to oversight and guidance from the NASMM Ethics Compliance Commission
Consumers and referral sources should be confident that NASMM members represent the most qualified and capable Senior Move Managers in this growing profession.
NASMM recognizes its most experienced members through our Circle of Service designation. Over 200 companies hold this prestigious designation, recognizing members who have achieved an elevated level of experience and expertise.
NASMM launched a rigorous accreditation program, NASMM A+, in July of 2013. In development since 2009, the NASMM A+ designation recognizes organizations for achieving a level of competency in Senior Move Management through demonstrated best practices in Senior Move Management client services and business management, coupled with industry contributions.