Aging in Place: Articles and Resources
Many aging adults understandably prefer to remain in their own home, or to “age in place,” yet sometimes health or mobility complications exist that make certain tasks difficult. For those seniors wishing to “age in place,” there are a number of ways to adapt a senior’s home to make daily tasks like bathing, opening doors, and ascending staircases safe and easy.
Below is a collection of articles and resources created by Comfort Keepers Canada to provide information about Aging in Place and related topics.
Featured Articles on Aging in Place:
Why choose an in-home care option for elders and senior loved ones? In 2009, the average out-of-pocket monthly cost for a senior to age in his or her own home was $928 versus $3500 for that same senior to live in an institutional setting. In-home care offers a cost-effective option for aging in a comfortable, loving environment.