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Aging in Place

Aging in Place: Articles and Resources

Many aging adults understandably prefer to remain in their own home, or to “age in place,” yet sometimes health or mobility complications exist that make certain tasks difficult. For those seniors wishing to “age in place,” there are a number of ways to adapt a senior’s home to make daily tasks like bathing, opening doors, and ascending staircases safe and easy.

Below is a collection of articles and resources created by Comfort Keepers to provide information about Aging in Place and related topics.

Adapting Homes to Seniors' Changing Needs


Cost Effective Options for Aging in Place

Most families today are unaware the wealth of options available when considering care for senior loved ones. When seniors begin to demonstrate difficulty with certain daily tasks, families may automatically believe that it is time for assisted living or a nursing home.


Senior Activities

Comfort Keepers, the compassionate and professional in-home elder care service provider, encourages senior activities that promote health and happiness.


Home Adaptations for the Visually Impaired


Summer Safety for Seniors

Summertime brings sunshine, and everyone relishes the opportunity to enjoy favorite outdoor activities. However, as we age we are more vulnerable to the dangers of heat, sun exposure and dehydration.


The Great Outdoors - Container Gardening and Senior Health

It is important for seniors to be encouraged to enjoy a bit of time every day outside when possible. Looking for a way to bring the outdoors in or care for a garden in a small space?


Seniors and the Positive Impact of Social Media

Despite the myth that older people can’t manage technology because of cognitive deficits, seniors are flocking to social media at a rapid pace.


Universal Home Design for Senior Independence


Ways for Seniors to Remain Socially Connected

There are many fun, low cost, and even some free group activities seniors can enjoy for every season. Here are a few ideas for healthy ways to continue social interaction well into one's later years.


Wellness through Creative Expression

Illness, loss of mobility, or limited physical abilities resulting from aging can be a source of stress for senior adults. Individuals who had once had full control over their lives suddenly find that they need the help of medical professionals and caregivers. Stress can be heightened during and after a hospital stay, and this can increase the person’s risk of being readmitted to the hospital. As medical professionals seek solutions to improving patients’ outcomes, many are turning to complement



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