Why Is Senior Housing So Expensive? And What Can We Do About It?

by Martha Scully  •  November 05, 2019
One of the most common complaints I hear about senior housing today is this: it’s too expensive. As part of a company that invests in private-pay senior housing facilities, I hear this complaint often. With monthly rents ranging between $1,500 and $6,000 per month, it’s clear today’s senior housing rents may present a significant burden to aging Americans and their families. Still, what I’d like to focus on in this article is not affordability but cost. While it may seem like an issue of ...
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How To Become an Elder Care Provider

How To Become an Elder Care Provider

by Danica T  •  November 05, 2019
With the baby-boomers steadily aging, elder care services are in higher demand than ever before. Many seniors prefer to stay in the comfort of their own home and benefit from hiring a caregiver. Caregivers typically assist seniors with activities of daily living such as cooking, cleaning, errand running and self-hygiene.
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How to Make Your Home Fall Proof With 8 Simple Tips
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How to Make Your Home Fall Proof With 8 Simple Tips

by Martha Scully  •  November 05, 2019
Falls are a serious issue for seniors. While the average person can have a fall and recover almost instantly, a simple fall can have grave consequences for seniors. Falls can lead to broken bones, can cause head injuries, and a fall incident can make you fearful of falling and impact your quality of life going forward. It’s important to take proactive steps to help prevent falls before they happen.
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Should The Elderly Be Allowed To Drive?

Should The Elderly Be Allowed To Drive?

by John Philip Green  •  November 04, 2019
In the next 15-20 years, the number of elderly individuals will more than triple in the United States. That’s right... the number of people over the age of 70... will triple! So what does this mean? Well, for one thing, it means that there will a lot more retirement homes popping up, as well as more people seeking out quality home care providers. But it also means that there will be a lot of elderly drivers on the roads. It is a fact that as a person ages, their motor skills and re...
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What is the Best In-Home Care Fit For You?

What is the Best In-Home Care Fit For You?

by Kyla Dewar  •  September 18, 2019
Everyone ages. It's a fact of life. Over the years, health tends to become a bigger and bigger issue, which is why so many people around the world find themselves in need of assistance as they age. Though some people will be able to live to a ripe old age without the need for additional care, many require aide when it comes to their primary care. Whether someone needs round-the-clock care or just a helper to assist with their day-to-day needs, there are a lot of different options out there...
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