We Are Caring Transitions of Northeast Iowa

Caring Transitions of Northeast Iowa offers a top-notch solution for moves, downsizing, aging in place, clean-outs, junk hauling, estate liquidations and online auctions.

Caring about our clients and customers is our number one priority. 

We are the ONLY licensed, bonded and insured Senior Move Manager in Northeast Iowa.  Our caring team members work tirelessly to ensure the best service around!  We believe in a strong and happy work environment and we believe in the communities we serve.

 

 

 

Located in the heart of the Cedar Valley, right down the road from the University of Northern Iowa. Caring Transitions of Northeast Iowa is proud to work with seniors and their families.   Owner Kerri Shimp and husband, Zach, were both born and raised in Iowa.  After a number of years of growing their family and careers they decided to finally put down their roots back in Cedar Falls where they met over 20 years ago.  Kerri has a Master's Degree in Counseling and is skilled in the art of relocation and transitions.  Thus the reason she purchased her Caring Transitions office in 2012.

We partner with local experts to assist our clients with their transition process.  All of this is to help with reducing stress and anxiety associated with a later life transitions.  We work with trusted companies that provide top notch

           

such as  New Aldaya Lifescapes http://www.newaldaya.org/        

With Iowa's rapidly growing aging population, we need people to care about transitions. We specialize in organizing and managing senior moves, downsizing, and liquidation of belongings through Estate Sales.  We serve 6 surrounding counties of Benton, Black Hawk, Bremer, Butler, Buchanan and Chickasaw.  Caring Transitions is locally owned and operated and has over 130 offices nationwide.  The following is a list of cities we serve:

  • Waterloo and Cedar Falls
  • Shellrock
  • Janesville                                                                                         
  • Oelwein and Hazelton
  • Charles City
  • Jesup
  • New Hampton
  • Grundy Center
  • Nashua and Plainfield
  • Parkersburg and Applington
  • Dunkerton and Fairbank
  • Raymond and Laporte City
  • Dike-New Hartford
  • Hudson
  • Denver and Readlyn
  • Tripoli and Fredericksburg
  • Clarksville and Allison Bristow

A change in circumstances can be stressful, whether it’s moving a senior to a retirement community or simply downsizing to a smaller home, and families are often overwhelmed. Today’s family members may live great distances apart, making it even more difficult for them to manage a move and liquidate possessions.   We take pride in our professionalism and are fully insured, bonded and licensed.

Caring Transitions of Northeast Iowa makes this challenge easier for clients by acting as their local resource and advocate, saving families time, worry and money.  We handle all of the  coordination of a variety of transitional details.  

Read through a recent artrticle featured in the Cedar Valley Business Monthly! 

Regardless of the situation, planned or unexpected, the loss of a loved one or the need to relocate someone can be challenging.  The physical challenges and emotional strains can be overwhelming enough, without the added stress of life’s unexpected events.


We have a location at 3450 Wagner Road that offers an alternative for clients that don't want to hold an estate sale inside their home.  

Caring Transitions of Northeast Iowa, offers a streamlined support system to help facilitate a less stressful transition, taking care of the details so you can take care of yourself or a loved one.

From sorting through years of memories, working with estate planners and attorneys, coordinating movers and real estate agents to designing a functional and comfortable floor plan, our compassionate and experienced professionals can be involved as much or as little as you like. We’ll serve as your family’s advocate, ensuring your best interests are kept in mind throughout the process.

 

Create a Customized Transition Plan That Fits Your Needs!

  • Inventory, Sort, De-clutter, Downsize
  • Estate Move Management – Coordinate Movers, Pack/Unpack
  • Sell Items – Estate Sales, On-line Auction Services
  • Disperse, Donate, Recycle, Discard Items
  • Liquidate Business Assets
  • Floor Planning for New Residence
  • Repair, Paint, Clean, Stage Home for Resale
  • Assist Executors, Attorneys, Trustees, Realtors
  • Decluttering and Organizing
  • Fund Raisers
  • Other Special Projects

Call Us Today to Schedule your FREE In-Home Consultation.

Transition Specialists

Caring Transitions of Northeast Iowa employees are held to the highest standards, and maintain ongoing security and education requirements. All of our employees are bonded, insured and thoroughly screened, and each of our offices participates in the comprehensive Certified Relocation Transition Specialist (CRTS) Program. The CRTS credential is a professional mark of ethics and excellence in the field of move management.

Areas Served

Cedar Valley, Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Chickasaw Counties Northeast Iowa

Adapting to a New Lifestyle

As life changes, it may become necessary to leave a familiar home and part with personal belongings in order to downsize and relocate to a smaller home or retirement community. At Caring Transitions of Northeast Iowa, we help our clients understand the process, evaluate their options and make informed decisions that suit their best interests. We are committed to making each client’s experience positive by minimizing stress and maximizing results.