Aging in Place

Life After Driving: Creative Ways to Help Your Senior Get Around

Providing safe transportation is one of the first challenges many families encounter when a senior chooses to age in place.

How to Help Your Senior Avoid Loneliness While Aging in Place

Aging in place

Today many seniors prefer to stay in their own homes as long as possible, but family and friends often have concerns for their safety and well-being -- especially during the pandemic.

How to Make Home Safe After a Hospital Visit

Many families don’t realize how much a loved one’s health has deteriorated until a fall sends her to the hospital.

Four Things to Know Before Hiring a Caregiver for a Senior with Alzheimer's

Whatever your needs, there’s an in-home caregiver that’s right for your family. But finding that person depends on clearly understanding your aging parent’s condition or disease, and defining the specific care he requires.

5 Simple Ways to Help Your Senior Trust a New Caregiver

Some seniors, particularly those in the early stages of dementia, may have a hard time trusting anyone other than the family member they rely on most.  Yet being solely responsible for an elder’s care can quickly become a heavy burden for tha

How to Protect Your Senior from Financial Abuse

Is your senior safe from financial abuse? You might be surprised.

Live-in Caregivers Work 24/7 (And Five Other Myths About Home Care)

Myth #1: Medicare covers the cost of home care.

Is Home Safe for Your Senior? Find Out with These 3 Questions

For seniors and their adult children, the family home may be a source of comfort, safety, and happy memories. So it’s easy to understand the appeal of aging in place. Still, your senior’s safety has to be your top priority.

3 Ways to Keep Your Senior Healthy at Home

There’s a lot to consider when your senior chooses to age in place. In recent blogs we’ve explored many ways you can provide safe transportation, stay on top of home safety and maintenance, and help your senior avoid loneliness.

Your Mom Wants to Age in Place. Is That the Best Choice?

Many seniors want to age in place. With so many other aspects of their lives changing – due to declining health, decreased mobility, or dementia, for example – they long for the familiarity of their homes and neighborhoods.

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