Generation IKEA views the world via a lens supplied by an IPhone, as such, family heirlooms may get shipped to God knows where.
Sorry, Nobody Wants Your Parents’ Stuff
Advice for boomers desperate to unload family heirlooms
After my father died at 94 in September, leaving my sister and me to empty his one-bedroom, independent living New Jersey apartment, we learned the hard truth that others in their 50s and 60s need to know: Nobody wants the prized possessions of your parents — not even you or your kids.
Admittedly, that’s an exaggeration. But it’s not far off, due to changing tastes and homes. I’ll explain why, and what you can do as a result, shortly.
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