Senior Transitions Specialist

You’re retired, still active and your nest is now empty

It’s finally time to make your lifestyle dreams a reality. Travel. Volunteer. Take a cruise. Worrying about your home while you’re away living your dreams is not an option.

Whether you crave the sophistication of urban living, or your heart sings in the serenity of the suburbs, there’s a wide range of retirement community options available to you. Cathy can help you find the right option for your future lifestyle, not the one you’ve left behind.

Helping senior family members with compassion

If you’re helping a senior family member transition to the next phase, your primary concern is that it’s done with compassion and they retain their dignity. So many questions and steps in the process. You may be asking where to start? Or if you’re already involved in the process, you’re becoming aware of the complexities at almost every step.

Moving a family member to a assisted care facility or have to be made alone. Cathy can help you assess the current situation, provide options and real solutions.

It’s never too early to make a plan

While Cathy specializes in senior transitions, she’s continues to work with real estate clients at every stage. Making strategic decisions while you’re still working can benefit you in the future and help make your retirement what you want it to be. Should you downsize now instead of waiting? Which improvements can be made to your current 


Cathy Millan is a Seattle native and knows the city and its neighborhoods. She graduated from the University of Washington and was an intensive care nurse at UW Medical Center before turning to real estate in 1999. Cathy joined the “flagship” Windermere Real Estate office in Laurelhurst where she and her husband currently live and raised their three adult children. She is rated a “5 Star Agent” by Five Star Professional.

Cathy’s medical training and experience are extremely valuable to her real estate clients. Her qualities of attentive listening, empathy and patience help clients through a sometimes challenging process. 

Cathy is a certified Windermere Senior Transitions Specialist,  she has the  necessary knowledge and expertise to counsel seniors through major financial and lifestyle transitions in relocating, refinancing, or selling the family home.