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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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Paying for Home Care: 4 Common Myths Busted (US)

Figuring out how to pay for eldercare can be a challenge. The majority of seniors prefer to live at home as long as possible, but they may not have considered how to cover the cost of home care.

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In Home Medical Equipment

Having the right home medical equipment and supplies, when and where they are needed, is essential to a person's health and well-being.

Paying for Home Care: 3 Common Myths Busted (Canada)

Figuring out how to pay for eldercare can be a challenge. The majority of seniors prefer to live at home as long as possible, but they may not have considered how to cover the cost of home care.

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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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Home Often the Best Retirement Haven

Many older adults fear they will lose their independence as they are age. If you’re one of those seniors, take heart. More options than ever exist for seniors who want to remain in control of their living situations. Top on the list — most seniors say — is remaining at home.

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