Cathy brings an easy smile, lots of energy and a great deal of personal and professional experience to her job. Born in Australia she travelled extensively, coming permanently to Canada over 20 years ago. Since 2002 Cathy's been very happily settled in Greater Victoria, on the Peninsula, with her husband and sons. A former teacher, she helped manage a family business while her children were younger while also volunteering locally. Having lived in three different countries, two provinces and over 10 homes, Cathy knows a few things about moving!! And now she has the Diva in-depth training and support to help others professionally.
Cathy Haynes is a people person, with a genuine interest in people's lives and histories. She has a manner which helps melt client's stress during a big transition. A Certified Professional Consultant on Aging, she specializes in managing moves for seniors, but also works with a range of other clients wanting an excellent service in downsizing and move management.
Living far from extended family herself, Cathy understands that trusted professional help can be the ideal way to get through projects like relocating. "I joined the Divas because this is the company that I would choose if I were hiring a move manager for loved ones", she says. "Doing our work with our clients - not to them, and providing the best possible experience is a big part of what I love about Downsizing Diva."
In her free time Cathy enjoys yoga, drawing, reading a good book, getting out in nature and spending time with friends and family.
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Downsizing Diva - serving Victoria, Sidney & the Saanich Peninsula
"Moving and Downsizing Solutions for Seniors in Victoria & surrounding areas!"
Everyone is talking about simplifying, organizing and downsizing. The best time to do all of this is BEFORE you move, not after you move. Here's what we're hearing...
"I want to move, but I don't know where to begin."
"What do I do with all the stuff my family and I don't want?"
"There's so much to do and so little time to get it done before Move Day!"
"Moving? Am I doing the right thing?"
Moving for seniors is often accompanied by feelings of excitement, guilt and anxiety. Just the thought of going through years of accumulated treasures, downsizing and getting organized, causes people to become... OVERWHELMED!
No doubt about it, moving for seniors is stressful. Whether you're moving for the first time or the fifteenth time, moving across town or moving around the world, the Diva can help. We'll plan and organize your move, sort and downsize your stuff and take care of all the details to reduce the work and worry for everyone involved.
With Downsizing Diva, you will have some fun and enjoy the downsizing and moving process as much as the move itself!
Are you ready to take the stress out of your upcoming move? If you answered, "YES!", you're ready for THE Downsizing Diva... and, she's ready for you!