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Japan Association for Tidying and Organizing Family Homes
一般社団法人 実家片づけ整理協会


Changing the relationship between things, time, and people through tidying.

We aim to increase people’s satisfaction with life through tidying up their family homes.
We provide easy and safe tidying methods that respond to the changes of the 100-year life cycle.

“When it comes to tidying up your parents’ house, the process is 90%. “With the motto of “changing the relationship between things, time, and people through tidying up,” we aim to create “a home where parents can live safely, securely, and healthily. In this age of 100 years of life, we offer services such as end-of-life activities, prenatal care, document clearing, and measures to prevent vacant houses so that families can live more prosperous lives.

정리를 통해 사물, 시간, 사람의 관계를 변화시킨다. 우리는 가정을 정리함으로써 사람들의 삶의 만족도를 높이는 것을 목표로 합니다. 100년 라이프 사이클의 변화에 ​​대응하는 쉽고 안전한 정리 방법을 제공합니다. “부모님 집 정리는 90%입니다. “정돈으로 사물, 시간, 사람의 관계를 바꾼다”는 모토로 “부모님이 안전하고 건강하게 살 수 있는 가정”을 지향합니다. 100세 시대를 맞아 가족이 보다 풍요로운 삶을 영위할 수 있도록 임종, 산전 관리, 서류 정리, 빈집 방지 대책 등의 서비스를 제공하고 있습니다.

Outline of the Association

Association for Tidying and Organizing Family Homes Established in February 2016


G1 Building 7F, 1-3-3 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061, Japan

Representative Director Aya Watanabe

Business activities

The logo of the Association for Tidying Up Family Homes and the certification of the Association for Tidying Up Family Homes, the Tidying Up Advisor, are registered as trademarks.

Organizing specialized courses related to tidying up family homes and certification courses for Family Home Tidying Advisors®.
Sales, writing, and editing of books, textbooks, and other materials
Proposal of tidying services, etc.
Offering various types of related educational courses and on-site courses
Human resource development for instructors, etc.

We provide storage services that are easy for people who are not good at tidying up and for the elderly, as well as pre-life-planning, end-of-life planning, and estate planning.
We provide tidying services, seminars, and certification courses for the aging society with low birthrate in the age of 100 years of life, as well as for inheritance and vacant house issues.
We offer on-site lectures mainly related to welfare and local government within your budget as much as possible. Please consult with us.

The certification as an advisor for tidying up a family home is registered as a trademark by law.

Family Home Tidying Advisors®를 위한 가족 주택 정리 및 인증 과정과 관련된 전문 과정을 구성합니다. 도서, 교과서 및 기타 자료의 판매, 집필 및 편집 정리 서비스 제안 등 다양한 관련 교육과정 및 현장과정 제공 강사 등 인재육성 정리정돈을 잘 못하시는 분들과 노약자분들을 위해 손쉬운 수납서비스를 제공하며, 노후준비, 임종계획, 유산계획 등을 제공합니다. 100세 미만 저출산 고령화 사회와 상속, 빈집 문제에 대한 정리 서비스, 세미나, 자격증 과정을 제공하고 있습니다. 최대한 예산 내에서 주로 복지 및 지방자치단체와 관련된 현장 강의를 제공합니다. 상담해 주십시오. 주택정비사 자격증은 법적으로 상표등록이 되어 있습니다.

Main Publications

The Basics of Tidying Up”, Discover Twenty-One, 2019 (Korean version to be published in May 2021)
Appeared as an advisor for tidying up the family home in “Manga: 15 Stories of Family Money You Want to Read Before Your Parents Grow Old,” Diamond Inc. in May 2021.
The day that skipjack tidies up the Isono family: An introduction to tidying up your parents’ house without regrets, SB Creative, 2016.
In “Cleaning up your parents’ house: What to do while your parents are still alive and well,” edited by Aya Watanabe, published by Magazine House Mook, July 30, 2018.
Pro Ga Manabu Jitsuke no Katazuke (Cleaning Up Your Parents’ Home: What to Do While Your Parents Are Alive),” Diamond Inc.
Aya Watanabe, editor and editor-in-chief of “The Five Iron Rules for Tidying Up Your Parents’ House,” published by Diamond Inc. Perfect Book for Tidying Up Your Parents’ House,” Kobunsha, 2015.
My Mother’s House is a Trash House: The Problem of Self-Neglect by the Elderly, by Tetsu Kudo, Mainichi Shimbun Publishing, 2018.
Yosen-sha Mook, “How to Clean Up Your Parents’ House in One Lesson! How to Clean Up Your Parent’s House,” editorial cooperation, 2016.
Discard Technology” (co-authored by PHP Institute), 2017, etc.


정리의 기본 “디스 카바 투 엔티 원, 2019 년 (2021 년 5 월 한국어판 출간) “가다랑어가 이소 노가을 정리하는 날 ~ 후회하지 않는다”부모의 집 ‘정리 입문 ~ “SB 크리에이티브, 2016 년 “친정 정리 ~ 부모가 건강한 가운데에 두는 것이 ~”매거진 하우스 편집 와타나베 아야 총 감수 매거진 하우스 무크 2018 년 7 월 30 일 발매 “프로가 가르치는 친정 정리”다이아몬드 사 2015 년 “”5 개의 철칙 “편안하게! 친정 정리 퍼펙트 BOOK “코우 분사 2015 년 외

Aya Watanabe’s book “The Basics of Tidying Up” was published in Korean.
The Korean version was published. (May, 2021)

정리 못하는 사람을 위한 정리책 | 와타나베 아야 | 즐거운상상 – 교보eBook (

알라딘: [전자책] 정리 못하는 사람을 위한 정리책 (


Logo Design

The logo of the Association for Tidying and Organizing Family Homes was designed with the hope that the heart (feeling, mind) in the home will connect with the surroundings.

We will provide tidying skills based on the mission of “changing the relationship between things, time, and people through tidying.

The logo of the Japan Association for Tidying Up Family Homes and the qualification of Tidying Up Family Homes Advisor are registered as trademarks by law.


Have you ever returned home after a long absence to find your home a messy mess in a place where you thought you would feel at ease? Have you ever had such an experience?

There’s something cluttered and uncomfortable about ・・・・.
You’ve been putting it off, thinking, “I’ll get to it.
It’s a good thing I’m not the only one.
However, as a result of procrastination, one day a huge amount of packing will fall on the middle-aged child. ……

This is an example of a common consultation about tidying up the family home.

As a “family home tidying advisor,” I provide consultation to children whose parents are old and worried about tidying up their parents’ home, as well as to their parents themselves for their own living arrangement.
In an aging society with a declining birthrate, it is becoming commonplace for each person to clean up two or three houses, including grandparents’ and uncles’ houses as well as parents’ and in-laws’ houses.

In my courses, children in their seventies sometimes come to learn “elderly tidying” for their parents in their nineties.
It’s no laughing matter.

Every parent-child relationship is different.
Some people become estranged due to circumstances, and after their parents pass away, they decide to renounce their inheritance.

Of course, you can renounce your rights, but the process is time-consuming and you are still responsible for managing the property until it is resolved. In addition, it is a high risk to leave the entire family home unattended.

Also, even though you are estranged from your parents, your relationship with them is different from that of a friend who you don’t have to see if you have a quarrel. Many people weep with regret when they see the large amount of belongings left behind in the empty house after their parents have gone.

What is the need to clean up the family home?
It is to create a system where parents can stay healthy, safe and secure.
The purpose is not to store the house neatly or to make it look like a model room.

Tidying up your parents’ house is not the same as tidying up your own house at your own will.

Psychologically, it can be said to be the most difficult of all tidying up in the sense that you have to proceed with tidying up in a relationship that is not a stranger.
However, the structure of today’s society places a heavy burden on the family.

In a world overflowing with things, the responsibility of owning things also comes into play.
From now on, it will become a new manner of living, like the SDGs, to pass on to the next generation.

We need to aim at tidying up not only for ourselves or for our things, but also for the happiness of ourselves and others.

Just because we are parents and children does not mean that we have to force ourselves to get along.

Tidying up cannot be solved if it is viewed as an extension of household chores, to be done only by family members.
In addition, in the case of “tidying up for the elderly,” it is necessary to have the skills to clean up with the help of others.

In such a situation, our association hopes to help those who are struggling with tidying up, and we offer a special course on “tidying up the family home. Our tidying service aims to be a reliable service that can be used by such families.
Tidying up your parents’ home is a way to look back on your upbringing and history, and to take stock of your life and belongings.

We provide the most common way to clean up your parents’ house while keeping an appropriate distance from them and valuing both your life and theirs.

The program aims to be a gentle know-how for those who are not good at tidying up, so that they can tidy up not only their parents’ house but also their own home.

Why don’t you start with what you can do, together with your friends?
We support you who want to tidy up.

Representative Director Aya Watanabe

Appeared as an advisor for tidying up her parents’ house in “Manga: 15 Stories of Family Money You Want to Read Before Your Parents Grow Old,” published by Diamond Inc. in May 2021.

She was featured as an advisor for tidying up her parents’ house in a book titled “Collection of unwanted articles, liquidation of belongings, and flea market application” published by Croissant in May 2021.
An examination of the troubles lurking behind tidying up.

Serialized in 13 major regional newspapers throughout Japan (10 articles in total) (2021) “Tidying up the family home”.
Shinano Mainichi Shimbun, Shizuoka Shimbun, Kyoto Shimbun, Gifu Shimbun, Kushiro Shimbun, Kochi Shimbun, Yamagata Shimbun, Sanyo Shimbun, Shikoku Shimbun, Tokachi Mainichi Shimbun, Nishinippon Shimbun, Yaeyama Shimbun, Mutsu Shimpo, etc.

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