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Presented by: Vickie Dellaquila, CPO®, CPO-CD®, CVOP™ and ICD Master Trainer

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Working with the Aging Client:
Fundamental Methods for Helping your Aging Clients

Presented by:

Vickie Dellaquila, CPO®, CPO-CD®, CVOP™ and ICD Master Trainer

Thursday, October 26, 2023
3pm - 5pm PST

This class is CEU Qualifying. 

Code Words are required to obtain your CEU certificate.

Do you work with aging clients or have thought of working with this population? If you are a seasoned or new professional organizer you will gain strategies and methods about working with the aging population. Vickie Dellaquila, CPO®, CPO-CD®, CVOP™, ICD Master Trainer of Organization Rules brings over 20 years’ experience working with the aging client. You will learn fundamental methods that will help you with aging clients, as Vickie shares case studies, explores best practices on how to communicate, manage family dynamics and much more.

Participants will learn:

  • How to manage family dynamics: who is the decision maker?
  • What is the professional organizer's role with the client
  • How to communicate with the aging client
  • Techniques to work with health challenges; mental and physical
  • How to manage expectations
  • How to maintain boundaries
  • Techniques on keeping the aging client safe
  • How to work with aging clients challenged by chronic disorganization or hoarding
  • Methods for downsizing and letting go
  • How to work with a client who is aging in place
  • Case studies
  • Resources

Join Vickie in this 2-hour workshop to gain methods and strategies to work with aging clients.


Vickie Dellaquila, CPO®, CPO-CD®, CVOP™ and ICD Master Trainer

Vickie Dellaquila, ICD Master Trainer, CPO-CD®, CVOP™, CPO® and owner of Organization Rules® provides compassionate organizing for every stage of your life® since 2002 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Vickie specializes in working with clients challenged with Chronic Disorganization, Aging and Hoarding issues. Vickie now works as a Virtual Organizer and provides Clutter Support Classes. A founding member of NAPO Pittsburgh, member of NASMM, ICD, and has served as the Education Director for ICD. 

Organization Rules® has been featured in local and national media. She has been featured as the Lead Organizer on an episode of TLC’s Hoarding Buried Alive. She is the author of Don’t Toss My Memories in the Trash-A Step-by-Step Guide to Helping Seniors Downsize, Organize, and Move. The book, now in its second edition has been rated one of the top 100 best books on Aging on Amazon!

Vickie is the also creator of Ophelia® the mini organizer. Get her children’s organizing book, Ophelia Let’s Get Organized! on amazon! Follow Organization Rules® and Ophelia: @opheliatheorganizer OpheliaOrganizes @organization_rules   OrganizationRulesInc.

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