The Stayton at Museum Way Helps Local Seniors "Rightsize" with Ease and Style

The Stayton “Spring into Life” Moving Expo was held to help answer all of those daunting questions the act of moving raises.
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May 18, 2011 - PRLog -- The Stayton at Museum Way, an all-inclusive life care senior living community opening this fall in Fort Worth, recently welcomed more than 150 future residents and guests to the Hilton Hotel for an exciting and informative event which focused on the many ways to turn the overwhelming task of moving into a simpler, more hassle-free activity.   The Stayton “Spring into Life” Moving Expo was held to help answer all of those daunting questions the act of moving raises.  

“I hope everyone that attended gained lots of helpful tips to aid them in the moving process,” said Jaclyn Overby, move-in and relocation manager for The Stayton.  “I know everyone is busy preparing for the upcoming opening of The Stayton, and the entire staff is here to help make the transition as smooth as possible.”

As The Stayton is set to open its doors to its first group of residents in late September, many residents are considering how the belongings they’ve accumulated over their lifetime will fit in their new luxury apartment home.  With the help of local vendors, including realtors, estate sale organizers, moving and storage companies and organization specialists, guests were given a wealth of knowledge to help ease their minds.  

Michele Parchman, professional organizer and co-founder of Senior Focused Relocations, gave an enlightening presentation on the steps one needs to take to make downsizing as stress-free as possible, ranging from deciding on what artwork and family photos to keep to utilizing floor plans to visualize what furniture will fit in the new home.  “Rightsizing” provides a great opportunity to pass down memorable items to children and other family members, as well as donate unused clothing and other unwanted things to local charities.        

“With current population trends, rightsizing will become a common theme among older Americans,” said Justin Spooner, executive director for The Stayton.  “I believe those that attended the moving expo were introduced to new resources and information that they will be able to put to use to support them during their move.  The feeling in the room was upbeat and positive, and qflbg I think many future residents were able to breathe a sigh of relief once they realized how many people are here to help them.”  


Opening this fall, The Stayton at Museum Way is a $164 million senior living community located in Fort Worth’s Cultural District.  An 11-story, three building community, The Stayton features 188 independent living residences with a variety of spacious one-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans. In addition to resort-style independent living, The Stayton provides onsite assisted living, memory support, and private skilled nursing for life care residents and others in the community.

The Stayton at Museum Way is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit senior living community sponsored by Senior Quality Lifestyles Corporation (SQLC), a Texas-based nonprofit organization that sponsors sister communities The Buckingham in Houston, Edgemere in Dallas, Querencia at Barton Creek in Austin, and Mirador opening in June in Corpus Christi. For information call (817) 439-6936 or visit
Source:Julia Kanneman
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