Many aging adults are determined to remain in their homes for as long as possible. The challenge is this: As adults get older, living independently in a single-family home becomes more and more challenging over time and at-home care may become a necessity.
Traveling with family and friends are great ways to get aging adults out of the house and to help them live full lives. But traveling with aging adults isn’t as straightforward as loading kids into a minivan and hitting the road. Here are 5 things to keep in mind as you map out your journey.
Over 3.4 million strong, in-home caregivers serve a vital role in the American healthcare system each year. As the U.S. population continues to age, the home care industry is projected to grow markedly over the next decade. Professional caregivers provide an invaluable service to seniors and families by ensuring that aging-in-place loved ones can remain in the comfort of their own homes
If you haven’t already, odds are that you will receive care from a nurse at some point in your life. National Nurses Week is May 6th through May 12th, making it the perfect time to say “thank you” to the dedicated nursing professionals that make our world a better place.