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Aging In Place

Important Considerations

Most seniors want to stay in the familiar surroundings of their own home and live safely, independently and comfortably. Still, there are some important barriers to seniors remaining at home. Through proactive planning, aging in place can be much easier, safer, more practical, and more enjoyable for seniors who remain at home.

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. We'll also give you seven health considerations to review to determine what types of home modifications maybe necessary in order for your parents to live more safely at home. Lastly, we'll talk about some possible funding sources to pay for the necessary modifications.

Home Instead Senior Care, the national leader in providing in-home care for seniors, is bringing you this video series to help you help your senior loved ones.

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Long-Term Care Planning: 5 First Steps

Acknowledging that an aging loved one needs additional support, either physically or with simple tasks of daily living, is a significant step for a family. However, it is the next step that can be the most challenging: What do I do now?

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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