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What Are The Benefits Of Aging In Place?

An AARP survey found that nearly 90% of Americans want to remain at home as long as they can. Aside from senior downsizing, the elderly prefer to age in place of facility care even when it is difficult or impossible to live independently.

Brunswick Organizing Solutions understands the importance of elderly people living at home than senior relocation. We also understand the difficulties of aging and how difficult it can be for seniors to make a decision between senior living or aging in place.

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Why do seniors need to declutter their home?

If your parent or loved one lived a long and full life, it is likely that they have many years worth of possessions. As we get older, things that hold sentimental or memories are kept. This can lead to clutter in our homes. There are many reasons why you should start cleaning out your loved one’s house right away. We have narrowed down the list to seven of the most important. You can make your loved one’s home safer and more comfortable. It will also help you to reduce stress in the future. Continue reading for more tips and tricks on how to declutter.

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How Can a Senior Declutter Their Home?

Are you feeling suffocated or surrounded by stuff? Do you ever feel anxious when you open a drawer, cabinet or drawer? Have you ever found a broken glass or a worn-out sweater and wondered “Why is this still there?” You’re not the only one. Maybe it’s time to declutter?

Numerous studies have shown that Americans are drowning with their possessions. The University of California at Los Angeles conducted a study that found middle-class families had garages overflowing with their vast toy and book collections, and fridges filled with magnets. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, 25% of two-car garage owners didn’t have enough space for a car. A National Association of Professional Organizers report found that we spend on average one year looking for lost belongings.

Tripping hazards, stress, and memory loss can all be made worse as you get older. You can declutter now, whether you are moving to assisted living and looking to downsize or if you are planning on the future and don’t want your loved ones to go through the grief of going through all your belongings after your death. You may feel free and clean. Here are some tips to help you declutter.

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