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Resources for Aging at Home

Numerous surveys indicate the same thing: most boomers and seniors want to "age in place" in their own homes. Here are resources to help you do just that:

United States Personal Chef Association (USPCA)If you're through with cooking, a personal chef who belongs to the United States Personal Chef Association (USPCA) may be the answer. He or she customizes dishes for you, prepares them using fresh ingredients, and packages them in easy-to-heat individual servings to store in your freezer—all at affordable prices. Your chef will even do the cleanup! Learn more...

NADSA LogoAdult day services (ADS) centers are the perfect complement to aging at home. Programs not only offer social services to adults in a safe place outside the home but also afford caregivers respite from their demanding responsibilities. To find an ADS center, check the official National Adult Day Services Association Directory, an easily searchable database of more than 4,600 adult day service providers in every state and the District of Columbia. Learn more...

Silver Advisor Karen BraitmayerSilver Advisor Karen Braitmayer, who was recently appointed to President Obama’s U.S. Access Board, is a registered architect and lifelong wheelchair user.

Should you need to make a home more accessible, Karen can (1) answer your questions, (2) suggest a plan of action, (3) prioritize your next steps, and (4) help you determine if you need a handyperson, a general contractor, or a design team for larger projects. Learn more...

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