Staying in your own home as you get older is called “aging in place.” This article contains suggestions to help you find the help you need to continue to live independently.
The media offers an abundance of tips for ways to look younger. My concern is less about turning back the clock for aesthetic reasons, and more about what we can do to keep our internal systems in good working order.
Many seniors make sure they have a durable medical power of attorney to carry out their wishes when they can no longer direct health care providers. But only 39 percent have given any sort of power of attorney to protect their money.
Most of us come into the world viewing our parents as healthy, strong and everlasting. As we grow, and they age, the naive feeling that they are a perpetual part of our lives fades.
No one knows what the future holds. But I believe it’s safe to say we’re in for miraculous advances, in technology, medicine and many other categories.