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Hoarding by the Elderly.
HOARDING BY THE ELDERLY.
Many Elderly people face Hoarding and often this problem is shifted towards the then grown- up children who don't know how to deal with this situation. Here are some articles about Hoarding by the Elderly.
- Newsletter National Center on Elder Abuse.
By not deciding whether something should be thrown out or not, hoarders avoid the anxiety of choosing.
This is a PDF File.
- Senior's Cluttering Issues.
"Seniors have cluttering challenges that can sometimes be more difficult to solve than those in younger age groups. Most often, a family member will be aware of the problem before the mother/father/grandparent will admit that there is a problem. It can be the most heartbreaking of all cluttering experiences."
- Hoarding Fact Sheet.
This Fact Sheet is Published through the Courtesy of the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, Older Adults Services Division.
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