Senior Move Services, Overland Park, KS Attends Professional Conference for Senior Move Managers

Senior Move Services attended the 2012 National Association of Senior Move Managers Conference in Austin, TX.

Online PR News – 01-February-2012 – – (Overland Park, KS) Senior Move Management continues to emerge as an essential service for older adults and their families as they downsize and transition to new environments. To further expand and enhance the services they offer, attendees of the National Association of Senior Move Manager’s (NASMM) 2012 Annual Conference discovered innovative solutions to meet the needs of their clients, while growing their companies in a challenging business environment. More than 375 Senior Move Managers from the United States and Canada attended the annual event held this year January 12-15 in Austin, TX.

Gerre Wade, Certified Relocation and Transition Specialist, and owner of Senior Move Services, participated in the 2012 NASMM Conference. “The conference offered a unique opportunity to learn from so many knowledgeable presenters, as well as the chance to network with many talented and committed Senior Move Managers,” said Gerre Wade, President. “It is inspiring to connect with so many professionals from this growing industry, who share my passion for helping older adults through later lifestyle transitions as they downsize and move to new residences.”

NASMM’s 2012 Annual Conference featured 27 educational sessions during three days. Attendees enjoyed the opportunity to attend educational sessions on topics ranging from best practices in client services and older adult service issues to marketing, Senior Move Management operational issues, and technology - all facilitated by industry experts and nationally-acclaimed speakers including: John Jantsch, author of Duct Tape Marketing; Dementia Expert, Teepa Snow; and Family Relations Specialist and author of They’re Your Parents, Too, Francine Russo.

“The chance to learn in this environment and have dedicated face-to-face time with Senior Move Managers in all stages of business development makes this conference the ultimate brainstorming and professional event for Senior Move Managers,” said NASMM’s Executive Director, Mary Kay Buysse. “Effective Senior Move Managers are always able to learn from other members’ experiences and apply that knowledge toward practical solutions in their own business.”

At the conference, Gerre Wade received the Circle of Service designation for five years of active membership in the National Association of Senior Move Managers. Senior Move Services addresses the emotional and physical demands encountered by older adults and their families in later-life moves. As daughters, they have moved their own family members and know, first hand, that this move is different than all others.

The National Association of Senior Move ManagersⓇ (NASMM) is a not-for-profit, professional association of organizations dedicated to assisting older adults and families with the physical and emotional demands of downsizing, relocating, or modifying their homes. As the only professional association in North America devoted to helping the rapidly increasing 55+ population with middle and later lifestyle transition issues, NASMM members are committed to maximizing the dignity and autonomy of all older adults. With nearly 700 members in the US, Canada, UK and the Netherlands, NASMM is internationally recognized for its innovative programs, leadership and expertise on issues related to senior move management, transition and relocation issues affecting older adults. For more information on NASMM, please visit