Get 6 new tips and 6 new tools for your caregiving journey.
Learn more about a new client project I've been working on since the fall.
What to do if you find mold in your older loved one's home.
Practical, affordable solutions for making the heart of the home a safer, more accessible place for older adults.
Staying socially engaged leads to better health and longevity for older adults. Read this guest post for simple ways to use connect from near or far.
Add two new tips and two new tools to your elder care resource list.
Learn more about the value of a medical alert device in this post, and explore available products.
Lean in to caregivers: hear their thoughts, worries, and wishes in my newly launched Voices blog, featured in this month's edition of elder care tips and tools.
Get two new tips and two new tools for your elder care journey.
Join the best minds in caregiving for this first-of-its-kind conference.
Check out my thoughts, along with those of dozens of other elder care experts in a variety of fields and venues, about the misconception of aging that many Americans hold: http://www.seniorcare.com/featured/misconception-on-aging/
Many thanks to Carol Marak for compiling this valuable resource!
What do you fear most about growing older? In what ways have you prepared? In what ways should you be better prepared? Let's discuss this important issue in as many places as possible!
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BenefitsCheckUp helps you find state, federal, and private benefits programs available where you live, programs that help pay for prescriptions, health care, food, utilities, and more. You can also get help with tax relief, transportation, legal issues, or finding work.
Resources for Older Adults & Caregivers via the National Council on Aging
Articles/Books of Interest:
Via the site: "Whether you’re an older adult, family helper or elder-care professional, Staying Power: Age-Proof Your Home for Comfort, Safety and Style can help you understand the process of aging and make scores of simple changes that support independence – in nearly any type of house, apartment or condo. Packed with checklists, shopping lists and more than a hundred key resources in the United States and Canada!"
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- Four Questions About Aging in Place
- Aging in Place Alone: Tips for Preventing Injuries and Isolation
- You Can Stay Home: Tips for Supporting Aging in Place
- 5 Places to Improve Access at Home
- Home Design Features That Help You to Age in Place
- Aging in Place and Choosing Care When Needed
- How to Know When It’s Time to Start Seeking Home Care
- Using Technology to Age in Place
- Home Modifications: What Medicare Will and Won’t Cover