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How to Save on Adaptive Equipment As You Care for Disabled or Senior Loved Ones

https://www.retailmenot.com/blog/assistive-technology-buying-guide.html   Whether you’re caring for someone with a life-altering disability or have a senior loved one who is starting to notice the limitations of age, you may find that you need a little help in ensuring they maintain a good quality of life. Sometimes, that help comes in the form of assistive technology or those devices […]

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Substance Abuse and Caregiving When to Ask for Help for your Own Health and Well-Being

http://www.drugrehab.org/caregiver-substance-abuse/ Whether you are a caregiver for an aging parent with the first signs of dementia or a client with debilitating chronic pain, caregiving is one of the toughest jobs there is. According to the National Caregiver Alliance, more than 40 million people have provided unpaid care to a child or an adult in the […]

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Tips to Declutter and Organize Your Home for Seniors and Individuals with Special Needs

https://www.yourstoragefinder.com/declutter-and-organize-your-home-seniors-special-needs It’s an old adage, but it’s true: Home is where the heart is. That’s why, according to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), nearly 90 percent of seniors say they want to age in their own home. It’s also the reason that adults with disabilities would rather make accommodations to their own home […]

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Peaceful Passing: How to Make a Loved One’s Final Days at Home Comfortable

Photo by Pixabay https://www.redfin.com/blog/peaceful-passing-a-a-loved-ones-final-days-at-home Bringing home a terminally ill loved one can be an emotionally charged time in both the caregiver’s life and the final days of the patient. Coming home can bring a great deal of peace and comfort to a person looking at the end of their life. Even though you may be […]

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Home Modifications Increase Senior Safety

Home modifications are changes you make to your home or the house of a parent or relative so that aging in place is safer and more comfortable. Here are answers to four top home modification questions: https://www.angielist.com/articles/home-modifications-increase-senior-safety.htm 1. How do I know if home modifications are necessary? Particularly if an aging parent lives alone, other […]

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Disaster Safety & Assistive Technology: Protection for Seniors & the Disabled

Emergency Preparedness: How It Differs https://www.thezebra.com/insurance-news/4674/emergency-preparedness-seniors-disabled/ When disaster strikes, our first instinct is to check in with our loved ones and make sure they’re okay. But if your loved one is a senior or has a disability, you can’t afford to wait to “check in” — timing is everything during an emergency, and you need […]

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Moving an Aging or Disabled Parent Into Your Home: 4 Things You Should Know by HomeAdvisor

 https://www.homeadvisor.com/r/moving-in-aging-or-disabled-parent/ It’s every adult child’s nightmare: getting a phone call in the middle of the night from an aging parent, or worse, the hospital. Maybe there’s been a fall or a medical emergency. Perhaps the early stages of dementia have advanced more quickly than anticipated, and there’s been an incident. Either way, one thing is […]

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A Check List for Aging-In-Place

How to decide if you and your home can successfully age in place. https://www.care.com/c/stories/5432/a-checklist-for-aging-in-place/ More than 90 percent of people over the age of 65 would want to remain at home as they get older, according to AARP. This popular trend is called “aging in place” or “aging in community”. Yet many people fail to […]

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