Many of the aging parents are moving across the country closer to their children's residence. Leaving behind family existing homes or warmer climates. The aging adult is in their late 70's to 80's and moving across the country just to be close to family giving up long time friendship and social groups. The challenges, the decisions, and the final determining factors.
Many aging adults find themselves alone due to no family or widowed. Aging at home with no family and very few social interactions with the community. Their only means of socialization or entertainment is the television or telephone. Loneliness sets in and ordering products off the shopping networks is avenue of entertainment or "something to do". Company will be the UPS delivery person. Depression and hoarding is inter-related and quietly growing in the elder population. What's the difference between a hoarder and a pack rat?