Home accessibility is an issue you might not think much about. But after a loss of mobility, accident, or other medical condition, it can become a top priority.
Homes often require some improvements to become suitable for aging in place. These adjustments vary based on personal needs. Some situations require just a ramp or grab bars installed.
Multi-generational living is not only a growing trend today, but also one of the best ways for adult children to get to know and bond with an aging parent in an entirely new way.
Your loved one has just finished rehab after suffering a fall. Things are fine now, right? No not so fast, have you considered taking steps for fall prevention?
After service, many soldiers envision returning home to loved ones. They imagine feeling peace and fulfillment, knowing friends and family left behind were kept safe and the country they defended was kept free after years of service.
The stress of homeless living can worsen and make it more difficult to manage health problems, such as arthritis, leading to chronic pain and discomfort. Elderly homeless are more at risk when extreme weather strikes.
The cost of living in place, on the other hand, is a two-part expense. It includes one-time expenses for renovations and remodeling as well as yearly (or recurring) expenses.
Life is change. As you move through the years, you adapt to new situations by reformulating plans again and again. Sometimes this happens through careful preparation. Other times, you improvise.