Aging in Place - Considerations to Help Keep Your Independence Although there are things you can do to give yourself and your family members some peace of mind, as you continue to remain in your home, loneliness and depression are things only you can take steps to minimize. Some planned activities can help with this. … Continue reading Seniors Keeping Their Independence
Seniors want to stay in their homes and one of their greatest fears is having to leave their home. A major reason they are forced to leave is a debilitating fall, where they wind up in the hospital and are told, “Returning home is no longer an option!” PREVENTION is key to avoiding a scenario like the above.
Recently I’ve had the opportunity to listen to several men tell me that they were retiring in a year or two and were quite “frightened at the thought of it.” As I’ve heard many say how they were looking forward to retiring and this caught me off guard. As I listened they individually shared how … Continue reading Men, Before You Retire, Start To Prepare Now
One day recently I visited with three clients that were in the hospital and were unable to return home! (A woman younger than me, a man the same age as our son and an elderly gentleman.) All of them were overwhelmed and had no idea what to do. Frequently we work with people who suddenly … Continue reading What is your “Backup Plan”?