Should I Move Into A Retirement Home?

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Today, there are many ways of living after the retirement, moving to countryside, living in foreign country, staying at hometown….As one of them people can choose a retirement home, and living in a retirement home is becoming major style now. However, people might think about should I move into a retirement home? And also, why? Because, living in there provides …

Transitioning Senior With Cognitive Disorders

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Original blog post and information found at Caring Transitions. By Chris Seman, President, Caring Transitions (as seen on The Caregiver’s Voice) There comes a time when our elder loved ones need to consider a home transition–whether it’s relocating to a smaller home or downsizing to an independent assisted living community. Late-life transitions are often perceived as a negative aspect of aging …

What Is Probate?

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Original blog post and information found at Caring Transitions Blog. What Families Should Know: What is Probate? About As the nation’s largest professional resource for household relocation and estate liquidation, Caring Transitions is often hired by attorneys, banks and family members to help support the probate process. We are often asked questions about probate and in all cases we recommend …

Seniors Moving vs. Aging In Place

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Original blog post and information found at Caring Transitions Blog. Establishing short term and long term housing goals can help families plan ahead for large moving or remodeling projects. It is best to consider changes to home and housing as early as possible in order to avoid situations where last minute decisions may wreak havoc on financial and emotional stability. …

When Is The Right Time To Downsize?

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In the US, there are many senior people who downsize own lifestyle after retirement. Some of them move to condo or retirement community from single family home. However, it is a little bit difficult to decide to downsize. Some people cannot catch a good time to do it. We need some obvious triggers to decide downsizing. The one is basic …

Seven Principles Of Universal Design

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The Principles of Universal Design is intended to guide a wide range of design disciplines, including environments, products, and communications. Here we have seven principles of universal design. If you have ever considered to deign it, check out below.   Equitable Use The design is useful and marketable to people with diverse abilities.   Guidelines: 1a. Provide the same means …

Nutritions Tips For Seniors

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Our bodies changes as we get older. Metabolism is becoming slow, digestive system changes or we might lose our appetite. Like these reasons, eating well is the important key to keep senior citizens’ health. A well- balances diet can maintain a higher energy level, positive emotion balance and healthy outlook as well.   Generally, seniors need a diet rich in …

Hale Makua Health Services

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Since 1946, Hale Makua Health Services has provided healthcare programs filled with compassion, dignity, and respect to meet the ever-changing needs of Maui’s community. Learn about major services they provide. They ranked first by number of living units/beds in Maui.   –Adult Day Health: The only state-licensed adult day healthcare program on Maui, Adult Day Health provides a safe, stimulating, …