Monday, December 27, 2010

Radio Interviews Fridays in January 2011

January is "GO Month" (Get Organized) and I'll be on the radio!!

Be sure to tune in to KSRO (1350 AM) on Fridays in the month of January. Local Sonoma County organizers Diane Judd, Susanne Otteman and yours truly (Margaret Pearson Pinkham) will be interviewed each Friday at 12:30-1:00 pm by the host of the Elder Care Show, Kira Reginato. She's devoting the whole month to Organizing for Elders. In case you miss the shows, podcasts will be available at

Friday January 7
Susanne Otteman, owner of Organize This! in Sonoma, will talk with Kira about the ABC's of organizing, simple tools and techniques for getting started and staying organized and the benefits of working with a professional organizer.

Friday, January 14
Margaret Pearson Pinkham, owner of Organize in Harmony in Sebastopol, will discuss various aspects of chronic disorganziation, hoarding, compulsive acquiring and working with mental health professionals.

Friday, January 21
Diane Judd, an estate organizing specialist based in Petaluma, will review the importance of ready access to vital medical and legal documents, the value of home inventories and the responsibilities of benig an executor.

Friday January 28
The three organizing experts will return to the studio for an "Ask the Organizers Panel" to answer questions submitted by The Elder Care Show listeners. Submit your questions in advance to or phone 707-762-5433.

And remember, if you miss a show, you can listen online or download it later at:

Be sure to check out her other shows! They are really informative and fascinating. Thank you Kira for giving us the opportunity!

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Hoarding and Cluttering Conference 3/10/11

Registration Open

Mental Health Assocation-San Francisco

Pathways Through the Maze: Practical Approaches

Featuring Dr. Christiana Bratiotis, Ph.D., LCSW
THURSDAY, MARCH 10th, 2011
9:00AM TO 4:30PM

Over 400 service providers, consumers, friends and family members, therapist, property managers, therapist, researchers, landlords and others who are affected by hoarding and cluttering come together at St. Mary's cathedral in San Francisco, California. The event provides you the opportunity to hear about latest research and treatments to practical tools and topics that you can use in your experiences with compulsive hoarding and cluttering.

Registration is now open.