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Isabella Yosuico

Waltham, MA

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Applying Universal Design To Age In Place

Tips for transforming a home so that you can live there comfortably and safely for as long as possible. 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... more

Build Key Connections For Aging In Place

Want to age in place? Set up helpful networks and supports now. 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 in... more

Explore Your Home Delivery Options

6 things you can get delivered to make aging in place easier. 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 attraction possibility... more

Negotiating Senior Caregiving With Siblings

10 steps for making it manageable.     A 2009 study by the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) reveals that almost fifty million Americans have served as an unpaid caregiver to an adult, often a parent. Sixty-six percent report that another unpaid caregiver helps with the role. Sharing caregiving responsibilities... more

9 Tips For Coping With Remote Caregiver Guilt

How to deal with guilty feelings when you're a long-distance caregiver. When it comes to caring for our aging parents, many of us struggle with feelings of guilt, and those feelings can be greatly amplified by distance. Am I visiting, calling, doing enough? Sometimes parents can themselves--knowingly or unknowingly--contribute... more

11 Things To Pack When Heading To The Emergency Room

Use this list to make sure you have everything necessary for an ER stay. We all dread it: The midnight phone call. Dario Campolattaro's mom was headed to the ER with complications from pneumonia. "She was having trouble breathing and her blood oxygen was low," recalls the Brambleton, VA... more

Tips For Long Distance Caregivers

How to stay connected with your parent's caregiving when you're far away. First, there's the stress of juggling caregiving logistics. Then there's the communication challenges. And then there's the guilt for just not being able to live closer. Admittedly, there are a lot of overwhelming... more

Finding Senior Care With A Heart

How to find the perfect care situation for your senior. 16 hours. That's how long Carolyn Childerston's mom Doris spent on the floor of her small-town Nebraska home after taking a fall last September. Carolyn, who lives in Maryland, had been calling all day to wish her mom... more