Aging Alone: Tips and Tools

For many seniors, their most important lifelines are their adult children and spouses. Seniors often rely on adult children to help research and secure health care, social services and housing. Those entering their golden years childless and single, divorced or widowed would be well-served to put in place alternatives to these lifelines. Doing so will improve one’s physical and mental health, safety and longevity. The pointers described below are valuable to all seniors, but those without close surviving family in particular should take note. Care management A geriatric care manager can take the place of close family members for making arrangements to meet one’s healthcare needs. They might help coordinate home care following discharge from a hospital, for example, working with the patient and other designees. The healthcare and financial agent, attorney and geriatric case manager together form a team working on one’s behalf. Mobility Many seniors see great…

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