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.
Making the transition from home to an assisted living community can be difficult for both you and your loved one.
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.
If your parents are older baby boomers, it’s probably time to start talking about their future living arrangements.
Memory loss is one of the most frequent complaints of aging adults and whether your memory loss is part of aging, or part of a more serious condition, it undeniably impacts quality of life.
If you care for an aging parent, you’ve probably put considerable effort into making sure her home is safe and she has appropriate medical care.
Going home for the holidays can bring great joy but for those who haven’t seen their aging parents or grandparents in a while, it can also bring new -- and sometimes -- troubling insights.
Spend a little extra time this season to show your appreciation with a thoughtful gift to thank your caregiver for all they’ve done for you or your parents or your child.
With holiday shopping underway and Americans looking for all the right gifts, when it comes to older relatives, it’s good to step back and ask what our aging loved ones really want -- and need -- this holiday season.
Providing safe transportation is one of the first challenges many families encounter when a senior chooses to age in place.