Aging in a Home Environment

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Advice for adults and seniors who want to age in place and continue to live in their homes.
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Ruth Jacobs, an advocate for seniors and a senior herself, doesn't believe in politely sitting back and taking what one is dished...
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Seniors may find it difficult to travel independently, especially if they have medical issues that require special...
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In a recent survey of Americans over 50, AARP found that 89 percent wished to stay in their current home for as long as possible. But can they afford it? And are their homes a safe place to age? Whether...
If you're over the age of 50, you should start cashing in on the many senior discounts available. Many stores offer their senior shoppers some form of a deal, but it's often available only on a...
More than 90 percent of people over the age of 65 would want to remain at home as they get older, according to AARP. This popular trend is called "aging in place" or "aging in community". Yet many people...
We all prefer the idea of living at home as we age, and dread the thought of having to move to an institution if we become unable to care for ourselves. Fortunately, as baby boomers age and technology advances...
If you're like most aging Americans, you want to grow old in your own home. Even so, not every home is suited to the special needs of aging. Mary Stehle, LICSW, senior care advisor at Care.com speaks...
According to AARP, several studies suggest that isolation is a major health risk for seniors. Now that more people than ever are choosing to age in place and continue to live in their own homes or communities...
With more than 90 percent of Americans saying they'd like to age at home, individuals and businesses that deliver goods and services to your door are booming. "Home delivery" of key services is a very...
Most elders would prefer to stay in their own homes, where they know their neighbors and can associate memories...
Your 85-year-old mother is the early stages of dementia, has painful arthritis that makes walking difficult and has cataracts that give her blurry vision. She won't move to an assisted living community...
In a recent survey of Americans over 50, AARP found that 89 percent wished to stay in their current home for as long as possible. But can they afford it? And are their homes a safe place to age? Whether...
People like to be surrounded by the familiar. The greetings of a long-time neighbor, the knowledge that #7 is the dairy aisle in the grocery store or the blooming of the same lilac bush every spring are...
Though seniors are becoming more technology savvy all the time, many are still skeptical about the latest devices. But when someone wants to age in place instead of leaving their home, technology can...
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