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#59 | Mai Thompson | Smaller Spaces for Senior Living

Dec 8, 2023

Parent Projects - Aging In America
Parent Projects - Aging In America
#59 | Mai Thompson | Smaller Spaces for Senior Living



Mai Thompson launched Smooth Transitions® Phoenix East Valley in order to fill a gap for seniors who have decided to downsize and need assistance. Smooth Transitions has the experience and expertise to make these tasks feasible, timely, and affordable.


Mai puts her Engineering degree and Systems experience to good use in helping seniors and their adult children navigate the challenges of a move or estate dispersal. It isn’t just about the “stuff” but understanding how hard it can be to manage a lifetime of memories and belongings when downsizing. Attention to detail with compassion makes Mai the person to work with to do the things you can’t or don’t want to do.


Smooth Transitions offers personalized downsizing and relocation services.
Phone Number: 480-339-0011


Looking for information? Parent Projects takes the stress and intimidation out of the process for families relocating an aged loved one using our educational and self-help downsizing guides found at Through our “Verified” Business Network, advocates can access the pre-screened professional services they need on their terms with the financial and personal safety peace-of-mind their families deserve.


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00:00 – Intro

00:53 – Welcome to the Show

01:30 – Introduction to Mai Thompson

02:16 – Mai Thompson’s Call to Action

04:26 – Engineering Perspective in a Senior Move

07:12 – Ad Break

07:20 – What is a Senior Move Manager?

10:52 – Making the Moving Day Magical

16:51 – Talking with the Family

24:08 – Sentimental Items

26:30 – SRES Realtors

36:17 – Ad Break

36:27 – Perks of Senior Move Managers

45:27 – The Cost

47:52 – Recap



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