Aging in Place
Seniors who remain in their homes rather than move to retirement communities or nursing homes are said to "age in place." With proper planning and home modifications, seniors can be safe, independent and mobile while living in their own home.
Articles About Aging In Place
- 5 Qualities to Look for in a Professional Caregiver
The traits a caregiver needs to provide high quality care and establish a bond with an elderly client run deeper than skills alone. Include these 5 important attributes in your search for the right match for your loved one.
- 4 Caregiving Essentials
Those who are caring for a loved one, including home health aides, registered nurses and social workers, witness some of the patient's most vulnerable moments. These are a few essential points professionals may see that could easily fly under the radar for family members, friends or even a routine checkup.
- Innovative Kitchen Makes Meal Prep Simpler for Seniors
The ChopChop kitchen is one industrial designer's answer to helping seniors age (and cook) in the comfort of their own homes.
- Aging at Home with Intentional Communities
"Intentional communities" enable the elderly to stay at home longer with full access to assisted living services and thus offering respite for the primary caregiver.