The Essential Step-by-Step Moving Checklist and Guide

Once you’ve purchased a new home, start planning for a smooth move. Follow our essential step-by-step moving guide and checklist to help you stay organized during the moving process. 8 Weeks Before Moving Create a floor plan for your new residence. Before your moving estimate, decide which items you’ll pack, and which you’d like the […]

The Mavins Group Receives The National Association of Senior Move Managers Diamond Society Designation

At this year’s annual Senior Move Management conference, The Mavins Group was thrilled to learn we achieved the Diamond Society level of the National Association of Senior Move Manager’s (NASMM) prestigious Circle of Service. The Diamond Society designation is bestowed on Senior Move Management companies that have been a NASMM member in good standing for 10 or more years, […]

Annual Mavins Gathering

This evening Mavins, new and old, gathered for The Mavins Group’s annual holiday celebration. Everyone toasted the past holiday season, friendship, hard work, and heartwarming times working together. And, without you — our fans, clients, and supporters — we wouldn’t have a reason to celebrate. Thank you for making every day enjoyable and rewarding. We wish […]

9 Community Events This Fall at SAGE Eldercare

Join SAGE Eldercare for one (or all!) of their informational sessions being held this September and October. All programs are free and held at SAGE Eldercare, 290 Broad Street in Summit, NJ. Registration is required for all events. Please call them directly at 908.598.5584 or email their education department. SAGE Eldercare helps older residents live successfully in their community by […]

How’s Your Memory?

How’s your memory? Forgetting facts? Trouble keeping track? Sign up today for the Total Brain Health Memory Series. This 10-week Memory Series will be led by Jill Smith, PhD, of Total Brain Health. Classes start September 13, 2016 and will be held from 1–2 pm at SAGE Eldercare, 290 Broad Street, Summit, NJ. The cost […]

6 Reasons Why You Should Hire a NASMM Company

Why should you hire a NASMM company when planning your next move? Here are 6 good reasons: All NASMM companies are required to carry general business liability insurance. All NASMM companies are required to take and pass courses in Ethics, Safety, Liability & Risk, and Understanding the Moving Industry. All NASMM companies sign and are […]

Susan Devaney Wins 2016 SmartCEO’s Brava Award

New Jersey SmartCEO is pleased to announce that Susan Devaney of The Mavins Group is among the 2016 Brava Award winners. The Brava Awards celebrate the distinguished achievements of 40 of New Jersey’s top women business leaders. This year’s class collectively generates more than $2.83 billion in annual revenue and employs 14,457 individuals. The winners […]

Where To Donate a Car in NJ

When you think about the excess stuff hanging around your house, you probably don’t think first about a car. But if you’re moving or downsizing; if your older parent is past the point of driving safely; if you have a young adult family member relocating to a city where the cost of keeping a car […]

Help Susan Devaney Win Two BIG Member’s Choice Awards

The Mavins Group is honored that owner Susan Devaney has been nominated for two B.I.G. Member’s Choice Awards: Innovator and Risk Taker. Please help Susan win in each category by voting for her today. (We need you to vote once for each nomination.) Nomination #1 – B.I.G. Innovator Award Susan built upon the trend of businesses […]

Rightsizing Your Life

There’s no time like the present to start rightsizing your life and begin the transition to a less cluttered existence. Our very own Mavin expert on sorting and decluttering, Maureen Majewski, is giving a talk to help you decide what stays and what goes as you prepare to downsize or declutter. Don’t miss this presentation, which […]

Aging Insights: Coping with Dementia

The New Jersey Foundation for Aging (NJFA) announces the release of a new episode of Aging Insights called Coping with Dementia (watch the YouTube video below). On the show, NJFA talks about Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, as well as caregiver issues related to the disease. Aging Insights shows are broadcast on more than 60 public access […]

17 Holiday Safety Tips that Could Save a Life

Holidays and winter are a wonderful time of year. It’s also a time of year when family and friends may visit with young children. Take time now to read about potential holiday hazards and how to prevent your loved ones from accidental poisoning. Add “prevention” to your gift list for loved ones and guests this holiday […]

How Do You Measure Loneliness?

Millions suffer from loneliness, but how do you measure loneliness? What is the day-to-day impact of living alone? Channel 4 News interviews two elders to find out what it feels like to be old and living alone. Watch: It feels as though you’ve been dumped in the deep end and there’s nobody there to rescue you.” – […]

92-Year-Old Shares Her Poem The Gift-Wrap and The Jewel

92-year-old Wanda B. Goines wrote a poem about aging. Inspired by the words in the poem, Wanda’s caretaker video taped her reciting the wise words. Watch now — have a tissue handy!:

Susan Devaney to Receive Entrepreneurship Award

Please join us at the 2nd Annual Rutgers Business School Entrepreneurship Awards Ceremony in honor of Global Entrepreneurship Week. The event will be held on November 18 at 4:30 pm at Rutgers Business School. A reception will follow the ceremony. Susan Devaney to Receive Entrepreneurship Award We’re proud that our very own Susan Devaney will be honored at […]