Aging in Place News Archive

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Aging in Place News Archive

"NeighborLink Helps Seniors in Need", Indy Midtown Magazine 3May2018

Seniors on fixed income are often strapped for cash to cover modest home repairs. NeighborLink, a Midtown-based nonprofit organization, is there to help.

"Aging in Place: Growing Old at Home", NIH National Institute on Aging 1May2017.

You may share the often-heard wish—"I want to stay in my own home!" The good news is that with the right help you might be able to do just that. Staying in your own home as you get older is called "aging in place." This article contains suggestions to help you find the help you need to continue to live independently.

"Modifications Can Remove the Obstacles to Aging in Place" by Brenda Richardson, The Washington Post 12Jan2019

For many older adults, there's no place like home. The problem is that most U.S. housing isn't designed to accommodate physical and cognitive challenges that come with aging.  This article outlines some home improvement ideas that might allow you to remain in your home.

Fall Prevention News Archive

 

"Elderly Aren't Getting Enough Help, Study Says", by Judith Graham, Chicago Tribune 26Feb2019

A study by researchers from Johns Hopkins University , focuses on how older adults respond to changes in physical function — a little-studied and poorly understood topic.

"Grant Offers $1.5 Million to Solve Aging Issues in St. Joseph's County", by Joseph Dits, South Bend Tribune 21Feb2019

The Community Foundation of St. Joseph County has offered a $1.5M in grants to nonprofits in the county to address aging in place issues for seniors.

"Aging in Place" by Glenn Rosales, Albuquerque Journal 12Jan2019

AARP recommends using a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) who has been trained in the unique needs of the older adult population

"Fall Prevention:  Simple Tips to Prevent Falls" by Mayo Clinic Staff, Mayo Clinic :  Healthy Lifestyle/Healthy Aging 25Oct2016

Falls put you at risk of serious injury. Prevent falls with these simple fall-prevention measures, from reviewing your medications to hazard-proofing your home.

"9 Ways to Prevent Falling at Home" by Wyatt Myers, Everyday Health 27Feb2015

A few simple home improvement projects can make all the difference in keeping you and your loved ones safe from dangerous falls

"New Thinking on Avoiding Deadly Falls" by Michelle Crouch AARP, 10Jul2018

Advice for preventing falls.

 

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