Moving With Someone That Has a Disability

Moving from one home to another is no easy task. It takes a lot of energy, planning and time to prepare for a big move, and we often rely on friends and family to help us through such a big life change. Dealing with a disability on top of it all can make this process even more dismaying. Whether you have a disability yourself, or a member of your family does, we know that planning a move can sometimes be a difficult task. It is important to plan ahead, get the help you need and take safety seriously when planning a move with someone who has a disability.

Planning Ahead

Planning ahead is essential for anyone looking to move, but this is even more true for those with a disability. It is important for those involved in the move to settle on a plan that takes into account any and all issues that may arise. Determine whether additional help is needed outside of family and friends, figure out the ideal timeline of your move and plan ahead when it comes to disability benefits and services.

Organize and Declutter

Moving becomes increasingly difficult when you find that you have more items than you know what to do with. The more items you have to move, the more stressful it becomes. If you are planning a move with someone who has a disability, consider organizing and decluttering the home a few months prior to the move. Get rid of items that are no longer needed in order to reduce the number of items needed to be packed/stored in the move.

Plan for Accessibility Needs

Accessibility is dire to make sure your transition from one location to another is moving accordingly. If you or someone you know is moving with a disability, make sure to work out any accessibility needs such as transportation, ramps, hazards or any other factors that may arise in your move ahead of time. 

Hire a Professional Moving Company

Hiring a professional moving company helps set your mind at ease, and it is important to hire a company that has experience working with those with disabilities. At Arthur Perez Movers, we offer a wide range of moving services from packing, loading and transporting to our protection guarantee. Your move will be handled with professionalism and grace by a team that values your time and items.

If you or someone you know is planning on moving in the next few months, give Arthur Perez Movers a call at (504) 241-5535 for professional moving services in the Metairie, LA area. We’re a trusted family-operated moving company who are dedicated to providing top-tier, reputable moving services. We would love to hear more about how we can help you in your next move! Contact us today.

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