Aging in Place News
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Aging in Place in the News
But the good news is that an aging American can live a more worry-free life with the help of professionals looking to prevent falls before they happen.
Below are some general guidelines that can help you get a loved one upright, without hurting them or yourself in the process.
As our closets, stairs, and other locations become a “catch all”, they can also become a hazard and fall risk, especially for older adults. Here are 20 tips for fall-proofing your home this Spring:
We can’t always control what happens to our bodies – genetics, emotional health and disease can change our abilities to stay mobile. It’s important that you don’t give up and keeping looking for ways that work best for you to keep you as independent as long as possible.
Charitable Veterans Organization Ends Its’ First Full Decade Having Experienced Numerous Accomplishments.
At 76, he jokes that the only thing he would do differently is add a second bathroom vanity sink for his new girlfriend. Gellis is among a growing trend of seniors who wish to “age in place” — retain independent living in a private home — by adding user-friendly features and retaining aesthetics.
Is your Community Age-Friendly?
People of all ages benefit from the adoption of policies and programs that make neighborhoods walkable, feature transportation options, enable access to key services, provide opportunities to participate in community activities, and support housing that’s affordable and adaptable. Well-designed, age-friendly communities foster economic growth and make for happier, healthier residents of all ages.