Category Archives: Moving Seniors

Decluttering Checklist For The “Big Move”

Guest blogger : Alejandra Roca Adjusting to life in a senior living community can be tough. The move represents a fresh start with new friends and fun, but also the loss of a home, belongings, and freedom. You can help your loved one transition smoothly by planning in advance, staying organized, and honoring their feelings…Continue Reading

Life Transitions And How ClutterBGone Can Help You

Life seldom follows the path that we think we have set for it. It always seems to throw us a curve. Here are a few of life’s changes and how ClutterBGone can assist you with adapting to them. The move Moving is a big change in your life. Being prepared and organized all through the…Continue Reading

Clutter And Seniors

We recently received a request from a person who wanted to discuss the effects of clutter on seniors, specifically Diogenes syndrome.  Diogenes syndrome, also known as senile squalor syndrome, is a disorder characterized by extreme self-neglect, domestic squalor, social withdrawal, apathy, compulsive hoarding of garbage or animals, and lack of shame. Clutter can have a dramatic…Continue Reading

Organizing With Multi Generational Families

With today’s high cost of living and skyrocketing house prices there are more and more families now living with more than 2 generations in the home. An in law suite is best but not everyone can afford the cost or space of separate living quarters. If this includes you and your family there are a…Continue Reading

Are You Holding On To Items For Others?

At ClutterBGone we see a lot of instances where parents are holding onto belongings for other family members. Sometimes there’s a good reason for doing so like a move is in progress or a family member is going through a life transition such as a divorce and is in between homes. But most of the…Continue Reading

5 Signs That Your Parents Should Consider Downsizing

We all want to stay in our home as long as possible. We have created many memories there and have probably lived there for many years with a lot of familiar places around us. But there comes a time when your parents need to downsize in order to remain independent. Do your parents need some…Continue Reading

5 Tips For Your Upcoming Move

I have noticed a lot of “For Sale” signs going up in my neighborhood and the “Sold” signs are going up just as quickly. Regardless of how the economy is doing the real estate market is remaining hot. Spring is the busiest time for the real estate market as families try to coordinate their move…Continue Reading

Get Organized Month

ClutterBGone is a proud member of the POC (Professional Organizers in Canada) and the National Association of Professional Organizers in the U.S. who have declared January “Get Organized Month”. Many of us here in Canada are also promoting this month long event in order to promote the benefits of living and working in an organized…Continue Reading