March 10-13, 2005
The National Joint Conference of the National Council on Aging (NCOA) and the Association on Aging (ASA)
The NCOA & ASA held a joint conference on "The Changing Face Of Aging". BERGFELD's presented a pre-conference intensive program, "Working With Elderly Hoarders - practical approaches and solutions".
The purpose of this progam was to educate a diverse group of professionals from the fields of health, law, housing, psychology, and social work about this complex disorder and to provide a framework for understanding and assessing hoarding behavior.
Presenters: Kristin Bergfeld, BERGFELD's Estate Clearance Service, New York, NY; Henriette Kellum, Supervisor, Adult Protective Services and Senior Adult Mental Health Program, McLean, VA; Margit Novack, MCP, President, Moving Solutions, Wynnewood, PA; Emily Saltz, LICSW, Director, Elder Resources, Newton, MA; Susan Siroto, MSW, CSW, Program Director, Search and Care, Inc., New York, NY; Judy Willig, CSW, ACSW, Executive Director, Heights and Hill Community Council, Brooklyn, NY.
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