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If caring for your loved one has become too demanding or if it is just unsafe to leave the senior home alone for a period of time, it may be time to consider a new living arrangement.

Most seniors think that where they live is an all or nothing affair: stay at home or be sent to a nursing home. But to the contrary, there are a whole host of services and housing options available today that can fit a wide range of needs and life styles—including remaining in the family home.

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Multi-Generational Living (1 of 5)

This video series will you give the information you need to determine if multi-generational living is the best option for your family.

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Determining if this is the Best Option: Multi-Generational Living (2 of 5)

This video presents 7 questions to ask yourself to help determine if multi-generational living is the best option for you.

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Emotional Issues to Address: Multi-Generational Living (3 of 5)

As soon as you start thinking about having mom or dad move in, you need to have a conversation with your spouse and children. Engaging them in the conversation and enlisting their support is vital.

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Enlisting Support: Multi-Generational Living (4 of 5)

Asking for help is sometimes difficult, but may be necessary to avoid burnout and stress.

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How to Prepare Your Home: Multi-Generational Living (5 of 5)

With proper planning, having your senior loved one live with your family can be a loving and rewarding experience.

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How to Choose a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (1 of 4)

In this video series we'll talk about what a Certified Aging in Place Specialist is, how they can help and ways to choose the right one for your project.

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What an Aging in Place Specialist is and How they Can Help: How to Choose a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (2 of 4)

In this video, Mary Alexander from Home Instead Senior Care covers why you should use one and how they can help, including what questions to ask before hiring an aging in place specialist.

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Seven Things to Keep in Mind When Determining Modifications to a Home: How to Choose a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (3 of 4)

Mary Alexander from Home Instead Senior Care talks about the questions and considerations you and your parents should discuss about their situation as well as the expectations with aging-in-place modifications.

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Funding Options for Seniors: How to Choose a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (4 of 4)

In the final video on Certified Aging in Place Specialists, Mary Alexander from Home Instead Senior Care discusses both private and public ways to fund home modifications.

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