Retirement Learning about Organizing

If you have a desire to learn about organizing, whether for personal or professional reasons, there is no better place to start than the National Association of Professional Organizers (

There are a number of places on the site to help you learn about organizing and the profession. [Read more...]

Start a Retirement Business Organizing Others

With 77 million aging baby boomers and their parents downsizing and rightsizing, there is a lot of opportunity to use your organizing skills to help others. Most people have more stuff than they know what to do with. As people get older, even cherished possessions can start to be a burden. For children of the elderly who need to move away from a family home, the process of sorting can be overwhelming [Read more...]

Retirement Activity Guides: Organizing

When I was just starting retirement transition planning, I talked to two friends who were preparing for retirement. I asked both what they were planning to do the first few months of retirement and both responded with cleaning out closets. At the time, I thought that was strange, but since then, I’ve realized it’s normal and appropriated.

Most working people have a list of unmet things to do when they retire. [Read more...]