1. Establish Utilities
Set up utilities such as electricity, water, phone, and internet services so that you have the basics for living in your new home.
Create a budget to track your income and expenses so that you can set aside funds for emergencies or unexpected costs.
3. Safety Protocols
Establish safety protocols such as a family contact list, alarm system, or neighborhood watch program if applicable to ensure your safety while living alone.
4. Cleaning Schedule
Set up a cleaning schedule to make sure you are keeping your living space organized and tidy regularly.
5. Home Maintenance Checklist
Make sure to establish a home maintenance checklist with regular tasks such as changing air filters, checking smoke detectors, and other important maintenance items.
6. Emergency Kit
Having an emergency kit that includes first-aid supplies, flashlights and a few days' worths of non-perishable food can help you in case of emergencies.
7. Social Networking
Establish social networks with friends, family members, or neighbors to provide support and companionship during your time living alone.
8. Mental Health Support
Seek out mental health support if needed to ensure you are taking care of yourself while living independently.