by Lynn Wilson, Founder of The CareGiver Partnership
Aging in place and green living are important lifestyle considerations right now. We’re continually discovering products and technology that allow us to age in place — to stay in our homes, safely and comfortably, for as long as possible. At the same time, we all want to live in healthy, easy-to-care-for, energy-efficient homes. Here are some ideas for incorporating green strategies into designing a home focused on aging in place.
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|Do you or someone you care for use products like these on a regular basis for a bladder control problems?|
|Nutritional advice for the elderly eater.|
Proper nutrition is vital for the elderly for maintaining health, retaining and building bone mass, and to enable medications to work effectively in the body with fewer side effects. Many caregivers face the problem of what can be done when their elderly loved one will not eat properly, or just cannot seem to eat enough. It is important to realize that there are valid reasons that an elderly person may not be eating. As the caregiver, it is crucial to understand why this is happening, and address the underlying issues.