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How Do You Help Someone Prepare for Their Last Move?

Choosing what my parents bring to the nursing home is making me see what’s essential

Photo: Thomas Winz/Getty Images

I’ll be moving my parents cross-state this weekend — barring any COVID lockdowns at their new nursing facility. My weekly to-do list is a mess of back-to-the-office chores and prep for the move.

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Sarah Stankorb

Sarah Stankorb

Sarah Stankorb is a contributor to GEN. Other works in The Washington Post, Marie Claire, Glamour, O, and The Atlantic. @sarahstankorb

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