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After The Pandemic — How Homecare Will Help Our Seniors Age In Place

The rapid spread of COVID-19 through senior-care institutions across the country has caused families to question the safety of these facilities for their loved ones. After this pandemic, assisted living facilities and skilled nursing homes will struggle to overcome distrust of their safety. As the New York Times cites, more than 174,000 residents and staff of nursing homes and other

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Independent Living — Helping your Senior Loved One Remain in Their Home

My introduction to the challenges of independent living began five years ago when my wife and I became care coordinators for her elderly grandfather. He’d had a serious fall years before, which limited his mobility; and though in the early stages of dementia, he was insistent that he wanted to spend his twilight years in his own home, surrounded by

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Aging Solo: A Growing Retirement Trend with Opportunities for Support

As the silver tsunami of Baby Boomers hits retirement age, more and more of them are aging in place without a significant other or children to assist with their needs or care. The Washington Post reports, “Indeed, 25 million men and women — a whopping one-third of all 75 million baby boomers turning 52 to 70 this year — are doing

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