Aging In Place connects seniors, families, and caretakers with the information and professional support they need to make the best decision for their physical, emotional, and financial well being. Our resources and network of experts help ensure your home evolves to best accommodate your changing budget, mobility, and health.
We explain the nuances of senior care, and how to find the proper support to fit your budget, insurance plan, and health needs.
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.
It is important to understand the numerous Medicare and Social Security benefits available to you after you retire.
Slipping, tripping, and falling are very real risks of bathing and showering. A walk-in bathtub can help minimize these risks.
Thanks to advances in medical technology, people can expect to stay in their homes for far longer today than they used to.
Having a pet can improve your Aging In Place experience. 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.
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.
We cover some of the many mobility options and opportunities that help seniors maintain their independence.
You do a lot of living in the bedroom: you spend your sleeping hours there, and you will very likely spend much of your waking time there getting ready for the day and the day’s end. 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, convenient, and easy to access.
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). AARP reports that 90 percent of adults over the age of 65 want to remain at their current residence. Furthermore, one in three American households include at least one resident 60 years of age or older.
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. And doing that means having clear and focused guidelines to help you develop a workable plan.