2007 Events

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.



Miami, FL

September 26 - 29, 2007

National Association of Housing Cooperatives

BERGFELD's presentation 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. 


Alexandria, VA

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 News.


Minneapolis, MN

April 25-28, 2007

National Association of Professional Organizers

19th Annual Conference & Organizing Exposition


BERGFELD's returned to the NAPO conference this year to teach a session:

"Helping Hoarders"

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 of experience.


Chicago, IL

March 7-10, 2007

The National Joint Conference of the National Council on Aging (NCOA) and the Association on Aging (ASA)

For the third consecutive year, BERGFELD's conducted a workshop at the Joint Conference of the ASA/NCOA.  This year's subject was:

"Elders Who 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.


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