Chronic Disorganization

Sage Aging Podcast Episode 78

sage aging podcast episode 78 chronic disorganization

In This Episode

Do you have a loved one whose home is filled to the brim with belongings, making it hard to even navigate through the rooms? Chronic disorganization is not uncommon, and you might be surprised to learn that a lot of people, especially older adults, struggle with this issue. In this episode of the Sage Aging podcast, we’re delving into the world of chronic disorganization and hoarding among older adults. Watching a loved one struggle with these issues is challenging in so many ways. So I invited someone who can shed some light on this topic for us and provide valuable insights and strategies to help you cope. Click the player above to listen to this episode, or you can watch on YouTube. The full transcript can be found at the bottom of this page.

My Guest

For this episode, it was my pleasure to host Nicole Ramer. Nicole, a Professional Organizer, Certified Senior Move Manager®, and Chronic Disorder Specialist®, is the owner of Organized Haven, serving the Central Florida area since 2013. Organized Haven assists with the emotional and physical challenges of decluttering, downsizing, moving, or aging in place.

What We Covered

  • What is chronic disorganization?
  • What is the difference between hoarding and ordinary clutter?
  • Reasons individuals might struggle with chronic disorganization
  • Solutions and tips for overcoming
  • Resources to learn more

Resources and Links

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Liz Craven
Author: Liz Craven

Liz Craven, along with her husband Wes, owns Pro-Ad Media, publisher of Sage Aging ElderCare Guide, serving the local community for over 29 years. Liz lives in Lakeland and is very active in the local community, specifically in the area of aging. Liz serves on a number of local boards and committees including the Lakeland Vision and Age Friendly Lakeland.