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A good solution! One thing I have tried in my senior moving business is to ask about the memory attached to an object ( shell from a trip to Hawaii for example) allow the senior to reminisce about the memory & then gather most of the momentos of that trip. together. I then ask the senior to choose 1 object to stand in for all of them. Usually he/she will be willing to give up all the others if he/she knows they will be used and valued by new owners. They end feeling content that the memory has been respected & memorialized by the one piece that was self-chosen. By categorizing this way, many posessions can be condensed into a smaller number without danger of having the senior feel pressured to stip him or herself of precious memories.
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