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Read up on the latest news, tips, and tricks for life's big moves.

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The WellRive Guide to the Ultimate Moving Checklist

Moving homes is a significant milestone. It represents not just a physical relocation of belongings but a profound transition into a new phase of life. This moving checklist is designed to help you or your loved ones navigate the complexities…

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Employee Spotlight: John Cantlay

Each quarter we shine a spotlight on team members who exemplify our dedication to service and our core values. This quarter, Q1-2024, we are pleased to honor John Cantlay, with our President’s Award. Since his arrival to Gentle Transitions California,…

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WellRive’s Exclusive Q&A with Expert Real Estate Insights

Moving can be stressful for anyone, especially for older adults where the process can feel overwhelming. WellRive understands the unique needs and challenges seniors face during a transition, and that’s why we partner with experienced real estate agents who specialize…

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WellRive’s Guide to Moving With Your Plants

Moving can be a daunting task, especially when it comes to transporting delicate greenery from one place to another. Whether you’re an older adult transitioning to a new home, downsizing your living space, or assisting a loved one in their…

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Gentle Transitions and Managing Moves & More Rebrand as WellRive to Enhance Moving and Downsizing Services

Coming this September 2024, Gentle Transitions and Managing Moves & More are excited to announce their rebranding to WellRive, merging their valuable experience and services to better assist individuals and families during significant life transitions. Gentle Transitions and Managing Moves &…

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Common Moving Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Downsizing can be an exciting new chapter, but navigating the logistics can quickly turn into a stressful ordeal and lead to moving mistakes. Whether you’re downsizing, assisting loved ones, or simply starting fresh, don’t let packing chaos and logistical hurdles…

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Spotlight on Success: Meet Julie Ronning

At WellRive, fostering a culture of team support and service excellence is essential. This commitment leads to exceptional outcomes for our clients and unparalleled experiences for our employees. In Q1 of 2024, we honor Julie Ronning, Manager – Office Operations,…

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Ease Into Your New Home: Tips for a Smooth Transition

Moving to a new home is exciting, but even a smooth transition still comes with its fair share of tasks and challenges. Whether you’re stepping into retirement living, a homeowner looking to downsize, or assisting an aging family member with…

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Navigating Real Estate Transactions During a Move

Selling your home is a significant milestone, especially when you’re looking to downsize and simplify your life. It’s a process that involves not just the physical act of moving but also the emotional and financial aspects of selling a home…

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Why Social Workers Excel in Senior Move Management

At WellRive, we understand that downsizing and transitioning to a new living environment is far more than just logistics and boxes. It’s a deeply personal journey filled with emotions, memories, and complex decisions. That’s why we have a unique approach…

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