BERGFELD's actively participates
in conferences such as the ASA/NCOA (American Society on Aging and National
Council on the Aging) annual joint conference and NAPO (National Association
of Professional Organizers) where Kristin Bergfeld has presented on the
subjects of hoarding, elder care, and estate planning. She also
serves as an original member of the New York City Hoarding Task Force.
September 26 - 29, 2007
of Housing Cooperatives
for the NAHC was "Problems and Solutions for Hoarders".
Kristin discussed the challenges arising from advanced hoarding
situations as well as steps to identify, assess, and address them.
May 17 - 19, 2007
Association of Residential
Cleaning Services International
BERGFELD's was the subject
of an article in the March/April 2007 edition of ARCSI
of Professional Organizers
19th Annual Conference
& Organizing Exposition
BERGFELD's returned to
the NAPO conference this year to teach a session:
In this practical session,
Kristin guided professional organizers through the complex issues
of working with elder hoarders, including a summary of current research,
review of ethical issues, updated assessment tools, plus many "How-To's"
for working with clients who hoard, based on BERGFELD's 20 years
March 7-10, 2007
The National Joint Conference
of the National Council on Aging (NCOA) and the Association on Aging
For the third consecutive
year, BERGFELD's conducted a workshop at the Joint Conference of
the ASA/NCOA. This year's subject was:
Hoard; Putting Themselves, Their Homes and Others at Risk"
The workshop will cover
the increased number of elder hoarders coming to public attention,
and successful approaches by professionals including comprehensive
research, therapies, and practical steps to take to help elder hoarders.
in the media
Please contact our office
for further information or to set up an onsite evaluation.
Kristin Bergfeld is also
available for workshops, seminars, trainings, and consultations.
phone number: 212-666-6649
email address: BERGFELDsEstate@aol.com