Aging Options ArticlesEach edition of the printed AgingOptions Resource Guide is full of informative articles and advice. We have provided some of the best for you here on our website. Enjoy!
Nursing Home Myths and Realities
There are many common misconceptions about nursing home services, rights and expectations. This article will help clear them up.
Organized Housing Options
Defines Independent Living, CCRC, Assisted Living Homes, Adult Family Homes and Nursing Homes.
Talking With Family About Placement
Steps to help make the decision for senior care less difficult.
Design Considerations to Make Your Home Age-Friendly
Aging in Place is quite possible with appropriate modification to the living environment in a persons house, apartment, condominium, or manufactured home with a focus on safety and security.
Dealing With A Loved Ones Incapacity
A slip and fall leading to a broken hip, a trip to the hospital on account of a stroke, heart attack or other acute illness, or a diagnosis of Alzheimers, Parkinsons or other form of dementia are all examples of medical issues that can turn a retirees life upside down.
Helping Your Older Parents Stay Happy and Healthy
Tips to help you understand what may be happening to your parents as they age and what you can do to help.
By Robert Stall MD, Geriatrician
Retirement Friendly Legal Planning
Ask Any Retiree or Aspiring Retiree - What keeps you up at night? You Are Likely To Hear:
FEAR OF LOSING CONTROL;
FEAR OF RUNNING OUT OF MONEY;
But Above All FEAR OF HAVING TO GO TO A NURSING HOME.
Is That You? If So, Read On . . .
Surviving and Thriving
Retirement planning needs to take into account the possibility of illness or accident.
How do uncovered and long-term care costs figure into the equation?
Aging In Place
Like most Americans, you probably want to stay in your home as you grow older; however, as it gets harder to do things on your own, you may need a helping hand with everyday tasks.