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Aging in Place Archives | Generations Home Care
A homebound senior being cared for by a caregiver
It’s difficult to define what being a homebound senior means as there are varying levels due to social, clinical, and cultural limitations. Often people think the inability to drive defines a person as homebound, but it is so much more than that. A homebound senior faces extreme difficulty with the functions of daily living. Older […]
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A senior women enjoying her independence
 A common preference among aging Americans is to stay in their homes as they grow older. For example, a new American Association of Retired People (AARP) study shows that three out of four adults over the age of 50 plan to stay in their homes and communities as they age. There are many positive reasons […]
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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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