There is a truism within the senior living industry that independent living has become assisted living and assisted living has become nursing. Where once they may have had clear, separate identities, any division between them is now clearly quite gray . . .
In time, America’s aging seniors will all require care of some form. The paramount question for them and their families will be where and how?
While home health and retirement communities are possibilities, they may not be wanted by a parent or even affordable. Fortunately, there are other options available as you both journey along the gray mile together . . .
Your parents may love their home and wish to remain there to age-in-place. There are ways you can help them do that as you both journey along the gray mile.
There are plenty of good reasons for seniors to be afraid of falling. By being aware of the risk factors as early as possible and working to eliminate them, however, you can work to delay that “when” as long as possible . . .
The risks of living alone get greater as we get older. However, there are two important things you can do to reduce or even eliminate them . . .
He made that very clear from the start. To everyone who cared to listen (which weren’t many) . . .
Whether you hire a home care worker from an agency or independently, you’ll want to ensure you ask the right questions to make the best selection.
Finding the right non-medical home care agency can be challenging. However, as you journey along the gray mile, you can make the right decisions by asking the right questions.
As a caregiver for a parent, you may encounter a number of financial challenges as you journey along the gray mile. By addressing them early, you can better prepare for their future and your own, as well . . .