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WWDB AM, July 8, 2014
Headline: “Moving Mom and Dad” a WWDB Boomer Generation Radio Interview
Margit Novack was interviewed by Rabbi Richard Address as part of the Kendal on Boomer Generation Radio. “There are hundreds of decisions to be made: where will your parents move, what will go with them, what will happen to everything else? Your parents are overwhelmed, and so are you.” [ To listen to the podcasts  click here, then scroll to 31:00 into the interview ] 

Vanguard, July 25, 2013
Headline: Making the Most of Downsizing
In an interview, Margit Novack, founding president of NASMM, outlined how to get the most out of your transition to a new stage of life.
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May 2012
Headline: Moving Solutions celebrates National Senior Move Managers Week
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Philadelphia Business Journal, July 20, 2012
Headline: Top 100 Women Owned Business List
Moving Solutions was ranked #35 among the Top Women Owned Businesses.

KYW, May 2012
Headline: “Downsizing Your Senior Life” a KYW Regional Affairs Council Special Report
Margit Novack was featured in a four part series on downsizing. The four parts, entitled “When It’s Time,” “What Not To Keep,” “The Big Day,” and “The Next Phase” were broadcast on KYW throughout the month of May.
[ To listen to the podcasts and read the articles, click here ]

Panel Discussion, December 3, 2011
Headline: “Moving Into Retirement” Panel Discussion with Dr. Dan Gottlieb
Margit Novack appeared at a special panel discussion “Moving Into Retirement” led by Dr. Dan Gottlieb, host of WHYY’s “Voices in the Family.” The program was held on Saturday December 3rd, 2011 at Beaumont Retirement Community in Bryn Mawr. The program also featured Willo Carey, from WHYY and Peter Hecht, a specialist in retirement planning. Margit spoke about the importance of retaining control of one’s future, how to maximize revenue by downsizing and decluttering before putting the house on the market, now much time it realistically takes to accomplish this, and how Senior Move Managers can help.
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Mike Mine a Million, September 23, 2011
Headline: M3 1000 Philadelphia
Margit Novack is one of 33 women selected as part of the latest M31000 pitch competition in Philadelphia, PA. Awardees were chosen based on financial, business plans, and reference reviews as businesses that have the potential to grow into million dollar enterprises.
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Journal of Geriatric Care Management, Fall 2010
Headline: Rooms of Shame: Senior Move Manager’s Perspective on Hoarding
Margit Novack authored a chapter in the prestigious Journal of Geriatric Care Management, a publication of Geriatric Care Managers (www.caremanager.org) The article, “Rooms of Shame:  A Senior Move Manager’s Perspective on Hoarding” was part of a special issue devoted to Hoarding and Elders: Current Trends, Dilemmas, and Solutions.
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National Senior Living Providers Network (nslpn.com)
Headline: Helping Seniors with their Biggest Move
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The Erickson Tribune, March 01, 2008
Headline: Local business pioneer changes how people move
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National Public Radio, November 9, 2006
Headline: Consultants Help Elderly Downsize at Home
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New York Times, October 24, 2006, Retirement Section
Headline: This Is a Job for ‘Senior Move’ Managers
Bonnie DeSimone’s article features Moving Solutions franchisee Jane Peckenham, helping client Mini Mitchell sort through belongings.
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Aging News Alert, September 14, 2006
Headline: Best of the Best- She Specializes in Helping Elderly Discard Their “Stuff”
Margit Novack, President of Moving Solutions, is highlighted in Aging News Alert’s “Best of the Best” pick for September for her expertise in working with hoarders. “Because hoarding takes time”, says Novack, “the majority of hoarders are elderly”. Margit is a national speaker and recognized expert on hoarding in the elderly.

The Costco Connection, September 2006
Headline: A Helping Hand
Author Will Fifield of The Costco Connection talks about the evolution of Moving Solutions from its creation in 1996 to development of the franchise in 2005. The Costco Connection has a circulation of six million.
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Kiplinger’s Retirement Report, September 2006
Headline: Hiring Help Can Make Downsizing Easier
Margit Novack discusses how Senior Move Managers are especially helpful when family discrepancies are complex.

Washington Post, May 11, 2006
Headline: Moving On Down- For Seniors Relocating From Longtime Homes to Smaller Spaces, A Little Help With the Physical Task and the Emotional Strain
Staff writer Annie Groer describes how move managers ease the transition to smaller quarters. Groer mentions the Moving Solutions Franchise and Margit Novack’s leadership role in founding the National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM).
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Franchise Times, May 2006
Headline: Booming Market- Why Gray Means Green
Reporter Stacey Freeberg describes how marketing to the fifty plus consumer represents a golden opportunity, and how aging boomers as franchisees will increase franchise sales. Freeberg cites the Moving Solutions Franchise as a business boomers are likely to be drawn to.

Franchise Times, April 2006
Headline: Boomer Band Wagon- Senior Services Jump on Trend
Moving Solutions is one of four franchises focusing on the senior market, which is anticipated to grow to 20% of the population by 2030.

Caring Today, March/April 2006
Headline: A Moving Experience
Writer Elizabeth Pope describes how Senior Move Managers can make moving from a home of decades less stressful. Pope describes Margit Novack’s role as founding President of NASMM.

San Francisco Chronicle, September 6, 2005
Headline: Seniors get Help Downsizing- Specialists Ease the Move into Retirement Communities
Moving Solutions President, Margit Novack is featured in this story on senior move management written by Carol Said. The article highlights Margit’s success as a finalist in the Boomer Business Summit designed to recognize enterprises with the best chance for success in the over-50 market.

The Associated Press (AP), April 25, 2005
Headline: Small Business- Boomer Market Explodes
Writer Peter Stevenson of the AP reported on the 2005 Boomer Business Summit where Moving Solutions President, Margit Novack, was one of five finalists in a field of 40 contestants in a Boomer Business Plan Challenge. Margit’s establishment of the Moving Solutions Franchise was the basis of her entry. She says, “There is no national brand out there, so I think we have a chance to position ourselves as sort of the gold standard in the industry.”

Generations, Journal of the American Society on Aging (ASA), Winter 2004-2005
Headline: Moving Services Come of Age- Managing a Change of Residence for Older Adults
In an issue dedicated to Silver Industries, the ASA explores businesses and services likely to grow along with the burgeoning older population. Invited as a guest author, Moving Solutions President Margit Novack discusses the emerging industry of Senior Move Management and the National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM). Novack discusses her own experience as an entrepreneur in creating Moving Solutions and provides lessons learned to help others.

TIME Magazine, Generations, June 21, 2004
Headline: Moving A Lifetime
Writer Elizabeth Pope profiles Moving Solutions client Robert Sigmund and Welcome Home Relocation client Robin Rose, in a story about Senior Move Management. Pope also mentions NASMM, the National Association of Senior Move Management, and provides a link to the NASMM website.
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