Individuals aged 60 years and older represent the fastest growing segment of San Diego County’s population, with the number of residents expected to more than double by 2030. Here in San Diego, there are more than 50,000 older adults for whom access to transportation is a daily concern. As the loved one of someone who
3 Simple Rules for Hiring a Handyman and/or Contractor courtesy of Seniors’ Choice Home Improvement Specialists Rule #1: Have a clear idea of what you want…and make a list! With such a broad reaching profession, it is incumbent on the homeowner or business owner to ask the right questions if you want to hire intelligently.
The Foundation for Senior Wellbeing is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to serve the health, physical, intellectual and social needs of seniors. We are dedicated to improving and enhancing the lives of the growing population of seniors throughout North San Diego County by fostering the Five Elements of Senior Wellbeing: A sense
Smaart House We empower mature adults to live independently and with dignity in their environment. The great majority of older adults have a strong desire to live in their own homes and communities; but many adaptations need to be made in our homes to accommodate this. Technology is one piece that empowers older adults to
Tips for Preventing Falls at Home from 101 Mobility: Most falls occur at home, but you can take simple steps that will greatly reduce your risk of a fall at home: Bathroom Safety is Top Priority: A wet, slippery bathroom can be the most dangerous place in the home. Installing grab bars, a handheld shower
Many older adults today are making the decision to age in place. Part of that process is living in a safe, accessible home now and into the future. Whether downsizing to a smaller home or making modifications to the one in which you currently live, here are five important home features for successful aging in
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Whether you are flying cross-country to visit family or hitting the road in your RV, for many people the holidays are synonymous with traveling. But, leaving your home unattended can expose your greatest assets to risk. Here are some tips for protecting your home while you travel. Suspend services. Contact USPS to put a hold
Maybe it is something you have been thinking about for a while, or maybe an event triggered the question. Either way, older adults (and their adult children and family) often find themselves asking whether they should consider moving. And if so, when they should move. Each person and circumstance will vary, but be aware of