Options to Age At Home
Downloadable Tools and Tips:
- Assessing Needs to Remain at Home with Assistance
- Examples of High Tech Tools
- Options for Care at Home-Defined
Senior Magazine offers a home safety checklist to help determine how safe an elderly person’s home environment is for aging in place safely.
AARP provides an assortment of useful and up-to-date resources for aging in the comfort of one’s home, including information on universal design, retrofitting a home to age in place, links to certified aging in place specialists, and more.
Aging in Place Technology Watch
This Web site monitors and reports on all breaking technology news concerning seniors and aging independently at home.
Personal Emergency Response System FAQs
Caregiver.com gives a detailed overview of personal emergency response systems and answers the most common questions about this technology.
National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers
Professional Geriatric Care Managers (PGCMs) are health and human services specialists who help families care for older relatives, while encouraging as much independence as possible. Use this site to learn more about the services of Geriatric Care Managers or to find a Geriatric Care Manager in your area.
Top 10 Things to Know if You’re Interested in a Reverse Mortgage
The US Department of Housing and Urban Development provides answers to some frequently asked questions about reverse mortgages.
American Association for Long Term Care Insurance
The national professional organization exclusively dedicated to promoting the importance of planning for long-term care needs has a consumer Web site that is full of information relating to purchasing long term care insurance.
Center for Aging Services Technologies
This site contains several videos envisioning the technology of the future and how it will impact aging in place.