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Aging in Place | Generations Home Care
Generations Home Care Continuum of Care
As we age, our care needs grow and change. What a 65-year old needs for care differs greatly from the needs of a 75-year old, which are again different from the needs of an 85 or 95-year old. It becomes a challenge, then, for older people to navigate all these different care modalities. Where do […]
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Arizona couples care
In a perfect world, each of us would transition gracefully into old age with our beloved spouses by our side. Unfortunately, our world is far from perfect. As a result, many aging couples will face significant challenges if they want to remain together as they age. For starters — whether due to age differences, disease, […]
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Live-In Caregivers with Senior Woman
As we age, it becomes harder and harder to do the things we once took for granted. Simple activities of daily living like bathing, dressing, and errands can be extremely difficult for some older people. As a result, seniors often enter assisted living facilities when they realize they can no longer fully care for themselves. […]
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Aging Parent with Adult Child
Do you remember when your parents gave you The Talk? If you’re like a lot of other people, this memory probably stirs a mixture of feelings, including horror, amusement, and a healthy dose of embarrassment — which is perfectly understandable. After all, the birds-and-the-bees can be a minefield for parents and children alike, and in many […]
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Healthy Aging Arizona
According to an AARP study, 87% of adults age 65 and over would prefer to stay in their own homes as they age. And who can blame them? Many of these older adults saw their own parents institutionalized in retirement and skilled nursing facilities, and want to avoid the safe fate as they age. Unfortunately, […]
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Arizona Continuum of Care
Home Care Plays a Vital Role Continuum of Care is a concept involving a system that guides and tracks patients over time through a comprehensive array of health services spanning all levels and intensity of care. In-home care plays a vital role in the continuum of care by providing caregivers to assist with non-medical services like homemaking, medication reminders, […]
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Paying for Arizona Home Care
Older Americans who want to stay in their homes as they age will likely need help at some point. Because as we age, the simple, day-to-day tasks we take for granted often become very difficult. Many older Americans rely on family members for this kind of important, non-medical care. That’s not an option for everyone, […]
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Phoenix Arizona Aging
Last year The New York City Department for the Aging published a handy aging in place guide for residential building owners. The department published the document because – like much of the rest of the country –  the city’s population is aging rapidly, and many of its older residents report having ambulatory difficulty. To make […]
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Aging in Place is Increasingly Popular In our last post we talked about Americans’ increasing interest in avoiding assisted living by staying in their chosen home as they get older, a concept called Aging in Place. Anticipating the physical changes that accompany aging and taking steps to address them is an important part of the process. In […]
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Cultural Changes Bring Lifestyle Changes In 2011, the first Baby Boomers turned 65, and over the next thirty years millions more will follow. Three years later, 46 million Americans were 65 or older, representing 14.5% of the overall population. According to Administration on Aging, by 2040 that number will jump to 98 million, or 21.7% […]
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