Helping people with potentially difficult decisions appeals to Dina who studied both
social work and business. Prior to founding Downsize With Dignity, LLC, Dina applied
her leadership, organizational, and social service skills in the field of education
as an elementary school principal, and in the non-
Dina is also an author of a children’s book. The book, about her father, is an example of how the memory of a loved one can be preserved. Dina has a deep appreciation for passing along family stories, traditions and heirlooms. She believes that downsizing is not only about what to give away, but also about what to keep.
When Dina mentioned “downsizing” to some of her friends and relatives, she was greeted
with groans. Groans came from seniors who had already cleared a household, from
adult children who had cleared homes of deceased parents, and from friends who had
yet to sift through a basement of inherited furniture and memorabilia. The process,
they shared, was grueling -
Dina’s ultimate goal is to help others find joy in life’s transitions.