How to handle senior hoarding and self-neglect

1st August, 2016 by

By scott miller

Do you have an elderly parent or relative whose living conditions seem to be deteriorating? Are you met with mountains of clutter when you enter their living space? Does your loved one seem to be neglecting their own well-being? If so, your loved one may be suffering from Diogenes syndrome, also known as senile squalor syndrome.In cases of Diogenes syndrome, it is usually up to the children or relatives of those affected to identify the first signs and seek out care for seniors with the syndrome. Below are some tips for grappling with this condition. IDENTIFYING DIOGENES SYNDROMEDiogenes syndrome is a condition that primarily effects …

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