Stumbling, fumbling, tripping through a messy living room in a hurried fashion towards the restroom. Does this sound like your aging loved one? Seniors are vulnerable to clutter and hoarding, but caregivers can help.Read More
Clutter isn't just an eyesore. When clutter is actually hoarding -- the compulsive acquisition and saving of items with no real value -- it can interfere with a person's ability to function, and over time affect his/her overall health and wellbeing. Unfortunately, hoarding is particularly problematic to seniors and the people who care for them. Here's what you need to know about hoarding, and what you can do as caregiver to help your aging loved one break free of this unhealthy habit.Read More
When does the clutter become a problem of hoarding? One certain indication is when the clutter becomes so overwhelming that the person is unable to function adequately. It can affect a persons’ health, family relationships and certainly their socialization in a community. This can be especially troublesome with hoarding and the elderly.