Your Aging Loved One
Most people want to remain in their homes and neighborhoods as they age. But as needs and abilities change, our environment and our habits may need to change too.
As health begins to fail, it is difficult to begin the conversation with a loved one about staying at home versus seeking alternative arrangements. AARP offers tips for adult children preparing to talk with their parents about independent living. Click here to learn more.
Do you have an aging parent? Review these ten warning signs from the federal Administration on Aging that your older family member may need help.
Good safety habits and simple home modifications can increase the chances of remaining at home. Below are some home safety suggestions — focused on five danger areas: pathways, bathrooms, kitchens, stairs and entries.