Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) September 23, 2014
Renee and Hansel Frazier are looking forward to creating a family business other families can rely on with their new franchise, Caring Transitions of Ann Arbor.
Caring Transitions is America’s largest resource specializing in managing senior relocations, downsizing and estate liquidations. In addition to the organizing, packing and move oversight, Caring Transitions can handle on-site and online estate sales, liquidations, and preparing homes for market. Caring Transitions of Ann Arbor serves Chelsea, Dexter, Ann Arbor, Brighton, South Lyon, Whitmore Lake, Hamburg, Gregory, Hartland and Milford as well as the surrounding areas.
“The last few years have been difficult. We were faced with the overwhelming and heart-wrenching task of placing a loved one in a senior living facility and then, after losing both sets of parents and a grandparent in less than two years, we had to deal with the physical memories in their homes,” Renee said. “We wish we had the help and guidance of a company like Caring Transitions, but we had no idea a business like this existed. When we stumbled across Caring Transitions, we felt the need to help others facing circumstances like we did. This company spoke to us.”
Prior to launching their own business, Renee spent 28 years as a hairstylist, including time as an educator, mentor and manager. Hansel is in research and design for hybrid vehicles. Although Renee is heading up the business, Hansel is hoping to get more involved in the business as it grows.
“Dealing with the physical and emotional stress of these types of situations can be a huge burden. We’re looking forward to helping to ease that burden, especially when it comes to senior relocations,” Hansel said.
“Helping someone understand their new space and decide what possessions to take with them – and then figure out what to do with the rest – is a wonderful experience,” Renee added.
The couple, high school sweethearts who have been married for 33 years, have two adult children, Tiffany and Brandon. Tiffany, who lives in St. Louis and works in sales and marketing, is hoping to join the Caring Transitions of Ann Arbor team in the future. Their son Brandon is a Marine Veteran of the Iraq war, an advocate for veterans’ rights and has a published paper called "The Weight of Violence." He’s currently living in Boston and works in insurance.
In addition to the physical services Caring Transitions provides, each Caring Transitions franchisee is a Certified Relocation and Transition Specialist, a designation bestowed by an independent organization that evaluates providers of senior relocation services. They are trained, bonded and insured. This new franchise will bring several new jobs to the area as the business grows.
“For us, this business is about helping people achieve their goals and ease the burden. We appreciate that relocating is extremely difficult and that your possessions are important and full of memories,” Renee said. “The services we provide can have a huge positive impact on families in our area.”
Founded in 2006, Caring Transitions has been a trusted and highly respected national company leading the way in senior relocation, household liquidations and estate sale management in more than 130 locations across the United States. Caring Transitions is part of the International Franchise Association, the Small Business Association’s Franchise Registry, VetFran and Minority Fran.
In addition to their business, Hansel used to be a volunteer firefighter and he volunteers with St. Leo’s Kitchen in Detroit. They’re looking forward to becoming more involved as the business grows. They also love their animals and enjoy spending time with them and with their grand-dogs.
For more information about Caring Transitions of Ann Arbor, call (734)627-8026, email RFrazier(at)CaringTransitions(dot)net or visit http://www.CaringTransitionsofAnnArbor.com.
About Caring Transitions
Caring Transitions, founded in 2006, is the first national franchising concept specializing in Senior Relocation and Transition Services. With locations throughout North America, Caring Transitions provides clients with expert advice plus a well-executed transition plan beginning with the initial sorting of personal belongings through packing, shipping and selling of items to the final clearing and cleaning of the property. For more information, visit http://www.caringtransitions.com.