Exploring the benefits of a continuing care at home membership When someone is evaluating a continuing care at home (CCAH) membership program, the options are enticing. Personalized support and services are designed to assist active adults who have a desire to age in place.
Continuing care at home programs are ideal for those who want the benefits of an independent living retirement community focused on health and wellness, but aren’t interested in leaving their own home.
Grammar, spelling, jargon, slang… communicating can be tricky. Especially when it comes to health care, terms that sound similar may have nothing in common. If you’re exploring retirement options or caregiving for a beloved family member, here’s one set of terms that shouldn’t be used interchangeably, however similar they might be.
Planning ahead provides a certain level of comfort and, especially for older adults who worry about remaining independent, a Life Care plan can be the ultimate way to prepare for the future.
Continuing care, home health care… understanding these terms can ensure better care for those who prefer aging in their own home. Consider this situation…
It was 14 years ago when Jack and Priscilla Goodger moved to Arizona. They built their dream home in Sun City Grand, spending the next years customizing it to their liking. They loved the home, and didn’t want to think about moving simply because they were getting older.
Being a homeowner seems to come with a never-ending to-do list. For many seniors, the fear of not being able to continue maintaining their home is what keeps them from considering aging in place as a viable long-term care option.
While nursing homes and assisted living centers are a great option for many older adults, they may not feel like the right choice for you. As you plan for your own long-term care, you may find yourself asking, “Is there an alternative to nursing homes?”
Considering aging in place? You’re not alone. According to a survey by AARP, 87 percent of seniors hope to stay in their own homes as they age.