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10 critical questions to ask of home care service providers

Before you hire a home health care service provider, there are 10 important questions you should ask them. Find out what those questions are.

Tips on making your home “senior safe”

Find out what steps you can take to make your home safe, removing some of the dangers that could cause you physical injury.

Exploring alternatives to senior assisted living

Several Medicare programs are designed to help seniors remain living in their homes. Learn how to avoid a nursing home and pay for in-home nursing care.

Top tips on what to look for in a master planned community

Top tips for choosing a new investment home in a master planned community.

Hanging up the keys: A beginner's guide to graduating to public transportation

The bus system can be frightening and confusing at first, but keep these tips in mind and tackling public transport will be easy.

When is it time to consider a senior assisted living facility?

Knowing when to move aging parents to an assisted living facility is complicated. Yet there are some definite signals you can use to make that decision.

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Tips on coping with being thrust into the role of caregiver for an ill or aging spouse

Being a caregiver for an ailing spouse can be emotionally and physically draining. Learn strategies and tips for getting the support you need while providing the care your loved one requires.

Finding assisted living that's full of life

As you get older, you may have to think about an assisted living facility. That can be an uncomfortable prospect for many people, because it conjures up visions of nursing homes full of elderly people. Fortunately, there are many assisted living facilities that don't operate that way—and that will keep you busy and enjoying life for a long time to come.