America has three major housing issues for seniors: affordability, physical accessibility, and access to medical care and other services. There is a need for creative solutions to housing.
Category: Senior Living
There is a growing trend toward Americans aging in place when it comes to housing arrangements for the elderly. Nearly all older adults prefer to age in the comfort of their long-time homes and familiar community surroundings. Aging in place often means living alone. Pew Research findings show that older
Among aging Americans, continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) or life plan communities have become increasingly popular. These senior living communities offer the array of care options necessary for aging adults to move through the stages of independent, assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing facilities. Beyond health care, CCRCs offer
Accidental falls are one of the most common causes of injuries among seniors. Debilitating injuries range from short-term sprains, bumps, and bruises to fractures and head traumas which may require hospitalization. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that one out of five falls causes a serious injury
Whenever people are vulnerable or in need, criminals emerge out of the woodwork, and today we need no reminder of how many of us find ourselves in precisely that situation. The opportunities to exploit fear and need are especially rich and varied in the Covid environment. ABC News reports that