What Does Aging in Place Mean?

Aging in place. It's a term you hear when planning homecare services. It's something many senior citizens insist they want. What does it really mean? The CDC defines aging in place this way. It's being able to remain in your family home regardless of your retirement income, your abilities, or your age. You're supposed to be able to remain in your home safely, comfortably, and independently. It means your parents should be able to remain in the family home without fear or ... Read more

What Does Support Mean for You as a Caregiver?

Every family caregiver needs a different level and type of support. You may even find that your journey as a caregiver requires several different types of support in order to keep you and your aging adult going. Here are just a few of the types of support you might find helpful. Emotional Support Caregiving can be really difficult from an emotional standpoint. Depending on your relationship with your aging adult and her current health conditions, this can be exceptionally rough emotionally. Having ... Read more