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It is best to be medically prepared in case of an emergency, especially in your older years. Falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among older adults. Over 14 million people 65 and older in the United States report falling yearly. Of those reported, 37% required medical treatment or restricted their activity […]
Most adults 65 and older want to grow old in their homes. Modifications may need to be made at the house to accomplish this goal. When it comes to in-home care, most older adults receive services from unpaid family caregivers allowing them to age in place. This may not be an option for some families. […]
A skilled nursing facility (SNF) provides 24-hour professional nursing care. Services include medical and non-medical treatment, such as physical, occupational and speech therapy in a safe care environment. Additionally, each facility has a medical director, and that doctor or the patient’s physician supervises care. Furthermore, every resident must have an individual plan of care developed […]
There is an old saying, “Getting old isn’t for the faint of heart.” That is true. There are five stages to aging, and resources are available for each phase. The big question is, what are the top required services for seniors? Looking at this list, all seem manageable; until considering costs. Only some things are […]