Considering the demonstrated risks and the increasing prevalence of this issue, it’s certainly worth addressing how we can promote social integration at the larger social level, among our older loved ones, and even ourselves – for it has been shown that family caregivers are themselves at a high risk of social isolation.
Long-Term Care #infographic A Comparison of Assisted Living vs Nursing Homes. But Don't write off independent living at home, because it can be a lot cheaper, and AARP says some 90% of seniors want to age-in-place in the familiar surroundings of their own home. At mhealthtalk.com, I write about various solutions for independent living, and many of the topics apply to assisted living as well.
Direct cost comparisons of housing options for the elderly or disabled. Clearly, staying at home in a universally designed home with medical and/or technical support as needed is dramatically less expensive. #AgeInPlace
As you get older, maintaining a home and your lifestyle becomes more challenging. Senior living offers a positive way to manage these challenges and live more independently. This infographic shows some key points to consider.
Independence is incredibly important for many seniors. In-home eldercare allows seniors to continue to live at home and still get the assistance they need. Learn more in this infographic from a senior care company in southern California.