The elderly often feel isolated and move to be part of a community. With Covid many were confined to their rooms and had meals delivered to their doors. Many were frustrated and depressed that they had moved to be with people now they were in an unfamiliar place without much human contact.
We have some things you may want to consider before you renovate your bathroom to be more senior friendly.
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
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”?