Articles of interest

The articles below provide more information on in home care and senior home care.

Aging at Home: Helping Seniors Stay Put – NPR
“With baby boomers about to turn 65, homebuilders see a big market for a building concept called universal design. It means houses are designed so owners can stay as they grow old…”
Long Distance Caregiving
Long-distance caregivers can be helpful no matter how far away they live. So Far Away: Twenty Questions and Answers About Long-Distance Caregiving focuses on some issues that are unique to long-distance caregiving. You will also find other information that is important to know whether you live next door or across the country. Developed by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health, this booklet is a gateway to ideas and resources that can help make long-distance caregiving more manageable and satisfying.
Losing Independence
New York Timesblog article discusses the issues between children and parents who are losing their independence.
The Care Transitions Program
The Care Transitions Intervention by Eric A. Coleman, MD, MPH of the Care Transitions Program. Proven effective in reducing hospital readmissions by 50%.

AARP Caregiver Focus