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Hoarding Articles

New research indicates that hoarding behavior among the elderly becomes more severe with age. However, a proven link between hoarding and depression has shed light on an effective way to put a stop to this frustrating and harmful behavior.

Anxiety disorders among the elderly include general anxiety, hoarding and obsessive compulsive disorder.

Fellow caregivers share their suggestions and real-life experiences with responding to and managing an aging loved one’s personality changes.

Hoarding is an extreme “collecting” behavior seen in some people who have Alzheimer's disease and obsessive-compulsive tendencies. Fortunately, there are some strategies that caregivers and family members can use to help manage these behaviors.