Falls are the leading cause of fatal injury and the most common cause of nonfatal, trauma-related hospital admissions among older adults. For many elders who have a fall, this is often the beginning of a deleterious cascade of ill health that will lead to trauma, hospitalization, decreased mobility, depression, and in some cases, even death. … Continue reading Falls: Prevention and What to Ask Your Older Loved One
Bob and his father, John, in front of the newly delivered Wheel Pad! Brattleboro, VT What does a family do about an aging parent who lives far away on his own? This dilemma faced Bob and his wife Jennifer Jacobs. Bob’s father, John, had always been independent. Once a professor of Histology at the … Continue reading A Portable Living Solution & Protection – For The Ones You Love
On September 6, 2019, my mother turned 76. As was our birthday tradition, I invited her to lunch and suggested an outing to a local craft store she loved. For the first time ever, she refused to budge from her home. This was new behavior and it really worried me because her world was shrinking. … Continue reading How Social Isolation Stole My Mom
The Secret Life of the Refrigerator by Miriam Zucker, LMSW, ACSW, C-ASWCM “Ins and outs,” are what Aging Life Care Specialists™ often do during our initial walk thru a client’s home. The “ins” are such things as medication dispensers, grab bars and smoke detectors. The “outs,” are unsecured throw rugs, old newspapers and magazines, and … Continue reading The Secret Life of the Refrigerator
Do you want to grow old in your home or age in place as it is now commonly referred? This free eBook was written to help you and your family plan for the care you may need to successfully age in place. Download your copy today and start a conversation with an Aging Life Care … Continue reading Are You Prepared to Age in Place?
Like many of her colleagues, Anne Sansevero, RN, AGNP, MA, CCM of New York, New York works with clients that are aging in place, at their home. Anne’s specialty is helping clients with neurological issues, such as Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, or stroke. As Anne shares here, it is her focus as an Aging … Continue reading Aging in Place? Aging Life Care Professionals™ Help Keep You Home and Out of the Hospital