It is important to understand the numerous Medicare and Social Security benefits available to you after you retire.
Nearly 10% of older adults experience some form of abuse on a monthly basis, yet most occurrences go unreported. We dive into how you can identify, address, and prevent elder abuse.
Are you wondering how you are going to care for your pet as you age in place? Are you wondering if you should adopt a pet as you age in place? This guide will help you decide on the best choice for you.
If you plan on remaining in your home after retirement, reverse mortgages are another financial resource you may wish to become familiar with. Essentially, a reverse mortgage is a line of home equity…
Long-term care insurance is a type of coverage that is intended to cover eligible personal and custodial care expenses that can help you remain happy and healthy in the comfort of your own home.
In-Home Senior Care
As senior citizens age gracefully throughout their golden years, there inevitably comes a time when the consideration of opting for a home nursing service becomes increasingly imminent for health care instead of in-home care.
Patient safety and long-term care within the at-home senior care services sector is one of the most critically important issues of concern to both seniors and their families.
There are five main reasons why seniors today are exploring the advantages of a senior living facility, including safety and meal preparation.
Home health care services are an optimal alternative to residing within nursing care facilities and potentially experiencing discomfort through isolation and unfamiliar surroundings.
Among the major pillars of creating a sustainable healthy life is ensuring that older people have health conditions attended to via high-quality levels of care.
Home health care, as it is defined today, is a range of in-home services provided to patients experiencing illness or injury, while enabling clients to regain or maintain a modicum of independence.
Before you consider seriously quitting your job, ensure that you have analyzed all aspects of the situation carefully.
It can be stressful to provide Alzheimer’s care and dementia care when patients stay at home as the disease progresses, but there are many strategies and resources that can help.
One of the “activities of daily living” that can be difficult for aging in place seniors is bathing. Many homes have bathtubs with high sides that are difficult for seniors with reduced mobility to step in and out of. Water and soap…
Aging gracefully (and safely) at home is a viable choice that requires the implementation of a few basic and simple strategies to create long-lasting comfort and optimal functionality.
Typically, the people who benefit most from stair lift rental services are people who do not plan to be living in their home for much longer and people who are suffering from a temporary injury.
To age in place successfully, you need to plan ahead for a safe, comfortable bedroom as you would for any room in your house.
When it comes to aging in place, never underestimate the challenge of doing laundry. As you or your loved ones age, it is essential to make sure that your laundry room is safe and convenient.
No matter what kind of storage you currently have in your house, and how much of it you really use to its fullest potential, there are probably at least some changes you can and should make if you plan to age in place.
Modifying your garage is an often overlooked process for aging in place, but doing so ensures that everything you use it for will continue to stay useful as you get older.
Aging in place, also known as living in place, is the ability to live in your own home independently and safely, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
If you want to age in place, understand that you’ll have to take some concrete steps to create an exterior environment that will make that possible.
If trends from the 2010 US Census continue, the number of Americans over 65 will almost double from the 2006 tally of 37 million and reach 71.5 million people. 87% of those surveyed wish to age in place.
Remodeling a bathroom for someone who is aging in place is very different than one based on aesthetics or home value. If you or a loved one are remodeling with an eye toward future needs, there are some important considerations.
Mobility and Transportation Resources
We cover some of the many mobility options and opportunities that help seniors maintain their independence.