The Paper Collector

This is a bedroom piled almost to the ceiling with used paper towels and toilet paper.  Three rooms within this house were in this same condition, creating tremendous odors and a significant health hazard.  Read more…

OCD Hazard

“Elaine” is a 90-year-old woman who had lived alone for over 15 years in her trendy two story town home in an upscale Chicago neighborhood.  She was diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder that manifested as a need for her to keep, or “hoard,” all of her garbage. Read more…