Smooth Transitions Delaware helps seniors manage lifestyle adjustments

November 6, 2017

Janet Sydnor has started Smooth Transitions Delaware LLC, a company designed to make moving easier for Delaware seniors in the midst of a major lifestyle change. Smooth Transitions Delaware is one of 53 Smooth Transitions LLC licensees in 27 states and New Zealand. Smooth Transitions Delaware provides downsizing, estate dispersal and organizational services to seniors, their adult children and others who need assistance with the tasks of moving. Sydnor is also a member of the National Association of Senior Move Managers.

Her personal experience in assisting with both her parents’ and her in-laws’ estate dispersal and downsizing led her to think, "How does anyone do this without help? So many retirees in our community left their family behind when they chose to move to the beach." She decided to provide help for others dealing with a lifetime of treasures and memories, and a mountain of decisions about what to do with those items.

Sydnor is known locally for her leadership of the Friends of the Lewes Canalfront Park and volunteerism at her son's school. Her years of event planning experience combined with her dedication to detail make her well-suited to managing the logistics of moving. Her compassionate spirit and good humor provide reassurance to her clients during one of the most challenging times for a family. "It was a very stressful time for all of us, and Janet took one of our major worries off our list," said a recent client.

Barbara H. Morris is the president and founder of Smooth Transitions, based in Louisville, Ky., and author of Moving for Seniors, a step-by-step workbook. She is a founding member of the National Association of Senior Move Managers,

To find out more about downsizing, dispersal and organizational services, go to or call Janet Sydnor at 302-273-0303.