For many seniors, visits to the hospital become more frequent occurrences than when they were younger. Falls, dizzy spills, and a whole host of other ailments may drive a senior to the emergency room. Unfortunately, if your physician determines for whatever reason that you need more observation or treatment before being sent home, you can spend an extended amount of time in the hospital before being released.Continue reading “New Law Requires Hospitals To Inform Patients Of Inpatient Or Outpatient Status”
Gadgets that can ease the burdens of aging are slowly beginning to appear in older adult’s homes and communities. They are designed to respond to vital needs, including caregiving, transportation and living more safely at home.
Aging in place is a term that refers to making changes in the home and identifying supports to allow seniors to live safely, independently and in a familiar environment for as long as possible. The primary concept behind aging in place is to look at limitations that people typically have while aging, and modify the home environment to minimize the impact of these limitations.
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