Senior Citizen's Guide to Cleveland

22 www. BoomersResourceGuide .com • Write down an action plan by room, day, week, month, or other milestone. • Having a plan written down reduces stress and makes the tasks involved more manage- able. As the old cliché’ goes: “How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time.” Task Two: Assess Future Needs. • Is it family sized? For exam- ple, ask yourself, will you need all the family camping gear? • What furniture will you need? • Moving into a condo or other facility with exterior main- tenance provided means you don’t need all the lawn care equipment or gardening tools. TaskThree: Sort into Categories. Use various colored Post-It Notes to sort items. • Move. • Maybe. • Sell. • Give away. • Donate. • Throw out.