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NorthStar Moving Partners with National Association of Senior Move Managers to Assist Seniors on the Move

LOS ANGELES, July 7, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NorthStar Moving® Company, the leading eco-luxury mover in California, has partnered with the National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM), the leading membership organization for Senior Move Managers®, to connect clients with local Senior Move Managers. NorthStar Moving has been named a NASMM Local Connect Partner and is a preferred vendor. The new partnership ensures NorthStar Moving's senior clients are given the expert care needed to facilitate the physical and emotional aspects of relocation required by some older adults.

"Making a major move at any age is difficult and stressful, add the intricacies of moving later in life and it is even more complex," said NASMM Associate Executive Director Jennifer Pickett. "Managing the stress of relocating older adults is the hallmark of our association and we are pleased to welcome NorthStar Moving as a partner who understands the unique needs of a senior's move. Our members represent the most qualified and capable Senior Move Managers. They successfully manage the move and any emotional trauma that comes with transition. We help older adults and their families through the downsizing and relocation process, making the move from their home to their new residence stress-free."

This unique partnership provides seniors and their families with a simple way to find vetted Senior Move Management professionals in their area through NASMM's comprehensive searchable listings. NASMM's Senior Move Managers® have backgrounds in gerontology, social work, health care, nursing and psychology, while others come to NASMM from the corporate world of project management, technology, legal services, accounting or marketing. They have significant expertise in resources and approaches that save money, reduce stress and produce quality results.

"Moving a parent comes with unique challenges and emotions, which I have directly experienced," said NorthStar Moving Co-Founder & Chief of Organized Living Laura McHolm. "Not only is there the task of downsizing a home that has been lived in for decades, there are deep emotions that come with saying goodbye to a lifetime of belongings and a well-loved home full of treasured moments. It is not easy boxing up memories and starting a new lifestyle in a new, smaller home. That's why we believe it is critical that we partner with the Senior Move Management experts at NASMM to care for our senior clients. By instantly finding a Senior Move Manager you can trust, you or your loved one's life-changing experience of downsizing will be mapped out for you and the road will be a much smoother one."

This new package has garnered a nickname and can be requested individually or combined with any of NorthStar Moving's services:

The Betty White – Worried your move may not be as golden as you had imagined your golden years? Relocating to be closer to grandchildren? Or, are you or your parents moving and downsizing to a more simple life? We have the pros for you. A round of applause for the National Association of Senior Moving Mangers' Find A Senior Move Manager tool. You'll shine with that amazing sassy star power of the forever-young Betty White as you easily locate a local Senior Move Management professional. Does your to-do list include a garage sale, cleaning out the attic, sorting out cherished collections, figuring out what to donate and what to keep and simply remembering to update the new doctors and pharmacy with current prescriptions? Phew! Allow these pros to dance you through all the steps and keep you laughing through all the roller coaster of emotions. They specialize in assisting older adults and their families with the daunting process of downsizing and moving to a new residence. Before you know it you will be sitting comfortably in your new organized home, watching "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" or reruns of the "Golden Girls" and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show." Your only question will be: "How does Ms. White always look so great?" And, the Password answer is: Betty White! She's no Hollywood Square.

About NorthStar Moving

Founded in 1994, Los Angeles-based NorthStar Moving® Company has redefined the moving industry as the first to offer eco-luxury moving services, elevating basic moving and storage services to a new unparalleled level of customer service, customized care and environmental consciousness. Honored with more awards for service than any other moving company: "A+" rated by the Better Business Bureau, voted Citysearch "Best Mover," earned the most five star ratings on Trustlink and Yelp, and recipient of dozens of awards for corporate culture, green practices, community outreach, and growth including multiple "Best Places to Work" awards and ranked on the Inc. 5,000 list for the fastest growing companies in the U.S. for seven consecutive years. The company's local, long distance and international moving, storage services, and eco-luxury packages have been featured in leading magazines including The Robb Report Collection and on multiple home and design television shows. NorthStar Moving has proven the state-of-the-art way to move is with its red carpet service, recommended by Coldwell Banker Concierge, The Franklin Report, MovingInsurance.com and an impressive list of celebrity clientele. NorthStar Moving's mission is to exceed their clients' expectations with graceful customer care and to move service back into what should have always been the ultimate service industry: the moving industry. For more information, please visit www.NorthStarMoving.com or call (800) Ask-Pros (800) 275-7767.

About National Association of Senior Move Managers

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. All general members of the National Association of Senior Move Management must meet strict vetting requirements before approval. For more information, please visit http://www.nasmm.org.

CONTACT: Carrie Callahan carrie@nashcallahan.com

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