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Every senior wants to remain independent in his or her own home as long as possible. There are four basic elements needed to accomplish this goal: accessibility adaptations, furniture design, color scheme and sensory accessories. Read more

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As a frequent panelist at Fearless Caregiver Conferences, we have lively and sometimes emotional conversations with our audience who has the daunting responsibility of ensuring loved ones receive the care they need to live comfortably. Read more

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Being Independent and aging is not an easy task. With aging, the health and independence of our parents take a back seat. And they seem to become increasingly dependent on others for their daily tasks. Read more

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Are you caregiving for a loved one with dementia? Does your loved one share a residence with you? If you answered yes to both of these questions, you most likely worry about your loved one’s safety, especially when he or she is alone at home. Read more

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Our first reaction was “He can’t live alone.” How could he manage without her? Read more

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If you don’t live near your aging parents, holiday visits are a great time to observe your parents’ behaviors and physical capabilities to see if they need more help performing daily activities. Read more

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As the Baby Boomer generation continues to age, many are learning that the simple everyday activities they once took for granted, such as getting into their own bathrooms, have become more challenging. Read more

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Home Modification

Chris Schmidt

There are questions caregivers face on a daily basis. How do we balance between too much and too little care? How do we balance what we think needs to be done with what might be most helpful? Read more

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Here's a list to get you thinking about home modifications that can help your loved one stay safe at home longer and age in place. Read more

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Consumers who plan to age in place should take proactive steps to modify their homes while they are still financially and physically able. Read more

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