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   Hoarding by the Elderly.
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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.
  1. 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.

  2. 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."

  3. 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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