36 Life Hacks for Aging in Place
June 10, 2015
90% of seniors want to stay in their own homes as they grow older according to a study by the National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities(NASUAD). Aging in place means more independence, comfort, and potential cost-savings–the national average for assisted living is currently $3,600 each month and rising.
Early detection and prevention are key to increasing the likelihood of aging in place from the comfort of your own home. Check out our aging timeline below to find out what signs of aging to look out for in your 50’s, 60’s, and beyond – and what you can do about them!
Determined to stay in your own home? Well, think about a medical alert system, and learn more about how you can safely stay independent longer with simple home modifications for aging in place. Or get out and about more with the independence afforded by a medical alert watch, especially one that has automatic fall detection device that will activate in the event you are unable to push the emergency button on your own. And if you want to keep your hand in with shopping, check out our Big List of senior citizen discounts.
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