elder care Archives - Aging in Place

What is elder care?

  This is a fairly simple explanation for the question, "What is elder care?" Elder care is best defined as any number of personal care and health care services available to seniors that are tailored to help meet their needs as they age. Services can include everything from home care services, assisted living, occupational therapy or transportation; the list is … [Read more...]

Elderly Depression and Suicide : Alert

Suicide is always an uncomfortable topic to discuss, but the truth is, it is occurring more in more in those that are coming into retirement or aging in place. A report from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in April of this year states that the elderly suicide rate is higher than any other age group. According to medical sources depression is often the … [Read more...]