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.
If you plan on remaining in your home after retirement, reverse mortgages are another financial resource you may wish to become familiar with. Essentially, a reverse mortgage is a line of home equity that most homeowners age 62 and…
Long-term care insurance is a type of coverage that is intended to cover eligible personal and custodial care expenses that can help you remain happy and healthy in the comfort of your own home. For example, a long-term…
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.
One of the “activities of daily living” that can be difficult for aging in place seniors is bathing. Many homes have bathtubs with high sides that are difficult for seniors with reduced mobility to step in and out of. Water and soap…
If trends from the 2010 US Census continue, the number of Americans over 65 will almost double from the 2006 tally of 37 million and reach 71.5 million people. 87% of those surveyed wish to age in place.
Remodeling a bathroom for someone who is aging in place is very different than one based on aesthetics or home value. If you or a loved one are remodeling with an eye toward future needs, there are some important considerations.
Many homes lack the features to accommodate the mobility and accessibility needs of seniors. By adopting Universal Design principles, retrofitting your home to be functional and stylish is easy.
You can find bath bar options for a variety of spaces. One of the most common places to install a bath bar is inside a tub or shower, as these surfaces tend the be the most slick and dangerous. Another common place to…
The aging of American Baby Boomers, a generation now numbering approximately 75 million, is expected to have an enormous impact on American society.