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

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. 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. 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. 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

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

11 Key Things to Know About Memory Care

November 1, 2022, by Kathy If you are caring for a loved one with memory problems, you may be feeling overwhelmed and uncertain of what to do next. You are not alone. Millions of families are struggling with the same challenges every day. Whether your loved one is living with Alzheimer’s or another type of dementia, there … Read more

What Does it Mean to Age In Place?

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What does it mean to Age in Place? The CDC defines Aging in Place as “the ability to live in one’s own home and community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of age, income, or ability level.” According to the AARP, nearly 80% of older adults want to stay in their current homes. However, there are many factors … Read more