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Creating a Winter Driving Plan For Your Loved One Aging In Place

The topic of driving is a very delicate one to discuss as loved ones age. It can be difficult to reach consensus on balancing safety and independence while the fear of losing some freedom may cause your loved one to take more risks. Winter can pose an increased risk to some with earlier sunsets and…continue reading

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Occupational Therapy and Aging In Place

As people age, doing so in there own home and environment becomes more and more important. To age in place comfortably, the assistance of occupational therapy. Occupational therapists help patients with health conditions manage their ability to participate in activities of daily living. Questions they are concerned with include: Do you have any balance issues…continue reading

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Aging In Place Parents: A Checklist For Adult Children

Do you sometimes find yourself at work wondering about your aging parents? This is a reality for so many Connecticut residents who are balancing career and caregiver responsibilities. There can be peace of mind for adult children with a little planning to develop a joint plan with aging parents. A checklist below can help get…continue reading

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5 Holiday Tips For Your Aging In Place Seniors

We are now full swing into the holiday season. Below are five of the most common things that concern aging in place seniors and their loved ones. Safety. Whether living alone or with the assistance of a caregiver, winter weather can be treacherous. It’s important to ensure that walkways and driveways are cleared of snow…continue reading

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Holiday Fire Safety For Seniors Aging In Place

This coming season is a special time of year. The holidays are a joyful occasion when everyone gets to spend time together, share stories and create new memories, particularly for seniors whose families live far away. The holidays often involve decor and activities that may present safety hazards for seniors aging in place. To ensure that…continue reading

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Tips For Managing Daylight Savings With Older Adults

This coming early Sunday morning, Daylight Savings Time will come to and end. We will turn our clocks back one hour and daylight hours will shorten in the afternoon, and then eventually the morning as we approach winter. As this shift occurs, the likelihood for injury increases. Here are some ways to prevent injuries: Be…continue reading

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Technology Solutions For Aging In Place

Many older people want to age in place. Staying in their own environment provides peace and solace when time changes abilities and health. One of the things that caregivers and family members can do is help their older loved one maintain their well-being and medical care. Technology can make it easier and cheaper for aging…continue reading

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Aging In Place Checklist For Seniors

The air is growing cool and crisper. The days are getting shorter and shorter. As we adjust to the changes in autumn, it’s a good time to take action to ensure the safety and wellness of those adults who are aging in place. The following can help them – and you – prepare. The season…continue reading

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5 Tips to Age In Place Successfully

Research has shown overwhelmingly that nine in ten seniors wish to age in place. For some, achieving that goal requires help and can be especially challenging for those living alone. While caregivers can certainly help a loved one age in place for a time, there’s no guarantee that a caregiver will be able to provide…continue reading

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Aging In Place: 8 Questions To Ask Before You Decide

Senior living communities offer more and more to residents like perks that range from the convenient (like on-site healthcare facilities, transportation, and home maintenance) to the luxurious (like on-site 5-star dining options and indoor pools). Despite the draw of these senior living facilities, today’s senior still has a strong desire to age in place. It…continue reading

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