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.
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
Senior safety is an important topic, and living independently for seniors holds many risks. To be both safe and independent, a senior’s home must be modified as they age to allow them to live out their days in their own home safely and happily. These 10 must-haves for senior safety will help you to ensure your loved one’s home is safe for them to live in, even as they get older.