Age Better Resources was founded by Kathy Clinton. After over a decade of working with older adults and their families, Kathy identified three pressing needs in the senior space.
- A need for non-biased education and recommendations on the services, living, and care options available to aging seniors.
- A need for personalized support in navigating the opportunities, resources, and obstacles for successful outcomes.
- The need to educate both seniors and middle-aged adults on actions they can take to protect their physical and cognitive health in their later years.
To meet these needs, Kathy started Age Better Resources with a mission to help seniors and their loved ones better understand how to optimize their later years.
Through years of striving to best meet the needs of the many seniors we’ve served, we understand a range of options and service providers are needed to support older adults in living their best life. We partner with and refer to those we have personal experience with, have vetted, and trust. These include:
- Home Safety and Modifications Experts
- Companion Services
- Non-medical Home Care
- Senior Living Referral Specialist
- Move Managers
- Care Manager, Dementia Consultant
- Nurse Navigator
- Estate Planning Attorneys
- Specialists in Paying for Care, including
- VA Benefits Specialist
- Financial Planners with experience in planning for LTC
- Medicaid Planning
- Long-Term Care Insurance Advisors
- Alternative Strategies (Reverse Mortgage, Life Settlements
We match the goals, preferences, needs, and budgets of our clients with appropriate professionals and services, relieving families of the enormous burden of figuring this out on their own. We guide clients through the unanticipated challenges that can arise with change. We are available ongoing as needed as a reliable source of support. For questions or assistance, contact us now.
Kathy was first touched by the challenges of aging as a teenager, when she worked as a nurse’s aid in both nursing homes and as a private caregiver. She loved getting to know her residents and clients, learning their stories, and helping them through their day. If the person in her care could no longer communicate, Kathy believed that there was still a connection to be had, and that she could ease their journey by creating that sense that they were not in this alone. This caring and connection extended beyond the residents to their family members, who often struggled as they supported their loved ones on their journey.
Post-college life took her elsewhere, but after a career in education and educational publishing, Kathy returned to working with seniors in the early 2000s, consulting with individual seniors and their families during their transitions to more supportive living environments. In the decade since, she has worked with seniors and their families in several roles, including consulting as a Certified Senior Advisor, Director of Sales and Marketing in Senior Living communities, and a senior executive with a Home Care Agency.
Through these various positions, Kathy has developed a well-rounded understanding of the many living and care options available to seniors and the advantages and disadvantages of each. After working with thousands of seniors who each brought their own unique story, Kathy is well-equipped to draw upon their experiences and provide the best advice for you and your loved ones as you age.
We are dedicated to an optimistic view of aging at Age Better Resources, but that does not mean we try to pretend that it isn’t overwhelming and emotionally trying when an elder’s decline necessitates supportive care or a new living situation. Kathy understands this well through her interactions with aging adults and their families and through her personal family experiences. She is committed to providing you with the best possible guidance to navigate these trying times.
Kathy’s hope is that the content and the spotlighted experts on Age Better Resources, as well as personalized recommendations and connections to needed products and services, will help you and your loved ones live as many good days and years as possible.