A significant number of American people are living in trouble with the problem of disability. The infrastructure of their house is not such that it can provide enough convenience for a disabled person to move and work. If we look at the report of the U.S. Census Bureau, we see that more than 40 million people in the U.S. population are …
Tips on Living an Active Lifestyle as a Disabled Senior
Having a disability as a senior poses its own set of issues, but for the nearly 50 million Americans estimated by the National Service Inclusion Project living with a disability, some of the biggest challenges come in the smallest packages. For instance, finding new and different ways to stay active without the routine becoming boring can be extremely difficult, especially …
What to consider when choosing long-term care for your loved one
Choosing to put a loved one into a long-term care facility can be a difficult decision, but this change can also be a positive change for everyone involved. As you explore your options, here are some considerations that you should keep in mind. Read more.
Home Modifications for Seniors and People with Disabilities
According to 2019 U.S. Census population estimates, there are nearly 54 million Americans who are 65 years of age or older, and by 2060, that number will surpass 98 million. In addition, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that older Americans experience 29 million falls a year, resulting in 7 million injuries – and states that falls are the leading cause …
Estate Planning Statistics and How to Get Started
By most estimates, anywhere from 50–60% of Americans don’t have a will. The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the number of people who have created a will or estate plan, but most Americans still remain without. Estate planning can be an uncomfortable topic to talk about, but it’s an important one. If you own any assets at all—a house, a car, …
Mobility at Home: A Guide to Upgrading or Buying an Accessible Home
Are you living with limited mobility? You are not alone, especially if you are an older adult. The recent Census figures suggest that mobility is the most common form of disability for seniors and older adults. For these millions of Americans, feeling safe and comfortable at home isn’t always easy. But with accessibility modifications to their home, or mobility features …
Supporting Aging in Place with the Right Home Lighting
There are many home updates that improve safety and comfort for seniors who are aging in place. Among them is updated lighting. Improving the brightness and quality of light in a home makes it easier for seniors to see and navigate through the house. This can help to prevent falls and other accidents and supports independent living. Read more.
Aging in Place: Making your Home Entrance Accessible
One of the first areas to address when modifying your home in preparation to age in place is the main entrance and the exterior walkways leading to and from this door. If you are looking to update your current home or relocate due to age-related concerns, take the entry specifications and features below into consideration. Read more.
Assisted Living Costs
Review the average costs of assisted living by state. Read more.
Here’s How Technology can help seniors with their health care needs
It’s well known that people often have to deal with certain chronic illnesses as they get older. Keeping track of what’s happening with your health can often help you avoid having those issues, and with the recent COVID-19 outbreak, maintaining your health has never been more important. Instead of trying to do it on your own, why not let technology …
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