I do understand why some elderly person become hoarders.
1) they are to tired for straight out 2) they do want to keeps practically everything... 3) They are thinking of someday someone needs those item....
Why I'm writing this, because my very nice neighbors are very bad hoarders... One of lady who sees me wants have a cup of coffee with her, OMG! inside her house I can't go find any chair to sit.... I do nicely offered for organised the ton of papers and boxes and more boxes... Another lady whom she ask me to help clean her house so I'm glad to do it for 2hrs a week. OMG again! She is keeping everything from fast food's nasty containers, many times used paper plates, ton of used fabric softener go on and on.... also she needs those container for gift to relatives or her friend... Please not to me
We are living very nice mobile-home park, both those ladies lives by themselves. I asked my live in boyfriend( 81), what he said" Humor them"????
My concerns are how to approach them for clean up fire hazard and everyone would live safely!!