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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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Decreased Strength and Mobility a Sign That Seniors May Need Assistance

Decreased strength and mobility are unwanted signs of aging. But these issues don't have to cost an older adult his or her independence, or force a move from home. Help is available to ensure that seniors can be safe wherever they are in spite of their limitations.

15 Questions to Ask When Interviewing a Home Health Care Worker From an Agency

When you hire an in-home health care worker from an agency rather than independently, you usually work closely with agency staff instead of job applicants. These questions can help you navigate the agency hiring process

Handyman Help Available: Here's Where

Seniors who live alone, especially widows, can find that their homes become more difficult to manage as they age. That's why family caregivers who can't be there to help should assist their loved ones in finding the resources to take care of those home improvements that can keep them safe and comfortable at home.

What if My Aging Relative Resists "Outside" Help? Helping Seniors Accept Help

Two of the most important issues for seniors are to remain independent and keep living in their own home. But health and cognitive issues can sometimes make normal day to day living a bit more challenging

How to Help an Older Adult Age in Place

The great majority of older adults say they'd prefer to live out their days in their own home. For many, this desire is so strong that they'll insist on staying in the face of what seems to be an impossible situation

Advance Preparation Helps Senior's Doctor Visits Go More Smoothly

Going to the doctor is a nerve-wracking experience for many people. That's why it's important that a senior be prepared and take along a family member, friend or professional caregiver as a second set of eyes and ears to make sure everything goes smoothly. If you're not able to go with a family member to the doctor, why not enlist the services of a professional CAREGiver?

What is Non-medical Senior Care?

Filling a niche by offering help with daily living, non-medical senior care assists seniors and families, by helping to take

What is respite care?

Respite care refers to short-term, temporary care provided to someone who needs assistance so that a family caregiver can take a break from the daily routine, challenges and stress

Changing Neighborhoods Can Jeopardize Senior Safety

Aging in place is a concept that many older adults embrace. Seniors often want to live in the same house they have called home for decades. But many issues can jeopardize the safety of older adults. One of those is changing neighborhoods.

Assistance Can Keep Seniors at Home; Assessment May Help

Older adults who begin to show signs that they need help around the house don't necessarily need to think about leaving. Assistance can help keep seniors home longer than they otherwise could without help.

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