8 Popular Living Options for Seniors

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Many questions could arise that cause you to wonder about living options for seniors. Is your old family home larger than you presently need? Is the lawn becoming too much to maintain, or are the stairs difficult to navigate? As we enter new phases of life, our housing needs change, which is why it can … Read more

Safe Driving: Maintain Independence as You Age

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Most older adults link driving to independence. But what happens when age-related changes or a medical event interfere with safe driving? There are positive actions older seniors can take to maintain safe driving, allowing them to maintain autonomy and reduce the risks. A Driver Rehabilitation Specialist can help! Health Promotion Partners of Colorado offer a … Read more

7 Tips for Better Cognitive Health in Later Life

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Most adults worry about cognitive decline as we get older. Fortunately, there are simple ways to help keep our minds healthy and functioning well even as we age. If we are blessed and live a long life, normal aging is a part of the deal. As we grow older, our bodies and minds experience changes. … Read more

Reduce the Overwhelm of Downsizing With the Right Professional!

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In a recent conversation on Age Better Resources podcast Caryn shares how she is able to support seniors through the full end-to-end process, why a longer timeline can be important, the range of services she can bring in, and why this work is close to her heart. Caryn shares insights into selecting a realtor, tips on the downsizing process, and what to avoid for the best possible

Home Care: How to Stay in Your Home as You Age with Kathy Miller and Age Better Resources

Home Care: How to Stay in Your Home as You Age

Age Better Resources with Kathy Miller, founder and owner of Gentle Shepherd Home Care, Colorado Springs. www.gentleshepherdhomecare.com. Understanding home care agency basics is essential for implementing your best solution. Home care for seniors can allow aging adults with increasing needs to stay safely at home, wherever that is. It is crucial to find the right … Read more

How an Innovative Service Combines Technology For Seniors and Companion Services to Enhance Life for Older Adults!

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Age Better Resources with Kelly Peterschmidt, Founder and Executive Director, Porchlight Friends. porchlightfriends.org Technology for Seniors can provide tremendous benefits, but there is often resistance to using it. Porchlight Friends helps overcome this obstacle by combining in-person companion services with a simple to use technology platform. This innovative offering ensures older adults stay connected to … Read more

What is Care Coordination and How Can it Help Ease Challenges With Aging?

How Can Care Coordination Ease Challenges of Aging?

Age Better Resources with Connie Ryan, Owner and Care Coordinator, Journey Care Coordination. www.journeycarecoordinating.com Connie is the founder and owner of Journey Care Coordination in Colorado Springs. She discusses the types of services Journey Care provides, who she can help, and some warning signs that extra support may be needed. Connie also provides educational and … Read more

6 Smart Home Upgrades to Support Aging in Place

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In a world where 77 percent of adults 50 and older are committed to aging in place, smart home upgrades are becoming an increasingly valuable tool. It is important to consider a senior’s privacy, but many technology solutions can help a senior, or senior couple, remain safe without sacrificing their independence. Some Smart Home Upgrades … Read more

Staying in Touch With Aging Parents-5 Key Tips and Tools to Make it Easier

Staying in touch with aging parents made easier with technology.

Staying in touch with aging parents is essential to their health and well-being. The pandemic magnified the importance of reducing social isolation and loneliness for older adults, especially those living alone or unable to get out into the community. Regular communication between elderly parents and their family members and friends is essential to enhance their … Read more

Home Care for Seniors: 14 Essentials Before Making that Call

What You Need to Know About Home Care

Home care provides a variety of services for older adults who need some extra support to live comfortably and safely in their own homes. If you are concerned about an older person who is no longer able to meet all of his or her own needs, live safely, or is isolated and alone, in-home care … Read more