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Older adults with mobility impairment, gait abnormality, Parkinson’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and many other health conditions rely on canes to facilitate movement similar to that of unassisted walking. Although walking canes are used widely by seniors, they are not always the best option. Disadvantages of canes Cane users tend to have shoulder issues from leaning […]Read More
Age is a natural life factor that catches up with each and every one of us, the only difference is when it will catch up with you. This is the main reason why we have many senior housing choices throughout every state in the country: to help and assist those of us (or our loved […]Read More
First of all, ECHO housing can take on several different meanings. It stands for Elder Cottage Housing Opportunity but can be interpreted as a small unit designed for seniors to “age in place” with more freedom and independence than a long-term care facility can afford. When a person reaches a point in their life where […]Read More
10 important things to consider with senior apartments: Seniors’ apartments are generally self-contained units for seniors, 55 years and over, who are able to live on their own. This is a good option for seniors who are looking for housing that is easy to maintain, costs less than a family home, and provides security […]Read More
How do you know that you are old? I saw a meme recently about that. It says that the best way to determine if you are old is to fall in front of a group of people. If they start laughing, then you are still young, but if they start running toward you and acting […]Read More
Explanations of the many options available to meet the "Parent-digm" shift - successful role reversal. Discussion of ways to assist elders to remain in their home and gain at-home or community-based services. Definitions of the types of communities and homes-with-care that have replaced the "old age home."Age in Place Housing
Climate change can potentially disproportionately affect the most vulnerable populations, including seniors. This group may be one of the most affected because of decreased mobility, physiological changes, and access to resources.Climate Change and Seniors