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Tips for Aging in Place Successfully

by Senior Care Society on 02/26/2012 - 09:44 am
Tag: Caregiver Advice

 
If you had the choice between a semi-private room in a nursing home, or your bedroom at home, would you even hesitate?
 
AARP has formally asked people where they most want to be as they age, and well over 90 percent of survey participants said “home” (probably without flinching). Yet so many of us, when faced with the challenges of caring for an aging parent or relative, are quick to consider nursing home or assisted living care.
 
There are certainly exceptions. Sometimes, residential or skilled care is the best option. Sometimes, insurance coverage or the ability to pay privately determines placement. Occasionally, the person who needs care prefers a move ...

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