For many of us, clutter is one of life’s little annoyances that we
can’t seem to shake, no matter how old we get. It may not be as
frightening as death or taxes, but it is just as certain, and – unless
you’re one of the very disciplined, very organized few – just as
For seniors, however, it can be a special challenge. In
addition to creating a messy home and making it difficult to find things
when they’re needed, clutter can increase your senior’s risk of
household accidents, such as trips and falls. It can even be a fire
At Home Instead Senior Care serving Central Oregon, we
have worked with many seniors and their families to reduce clutter
creep. Some of our tried-and-true techniques include:
For more information about decluttering, visit caregiverstress.com. For more information about the care and well-being of seniors, please contact Home Instead Senior Care at 541-330-6400.
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