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Quick Question: What services, technologies and programs are key to aging in place?
posted 01.22.2013

Last week we asked you what services, technologies and programs are key to aging in place and you had a lot to say! Top answers included:

  • Transportation
  • Technology for help with medication distribution
  • Meal programs
  • Home healthcare
  • Communication technologies such as Email, Facebook, Skype etc.
  • Support for family caregivers
  • Access to social activities
  • Affordable assistance with chores/cleaning

Have something to add? Leave a comment and let us know what has most helped your clients and loved ones age in place.

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