Planning for a quality life for you or a loved one.
Welcome to the Aging in Place Essential Toolkit™
Do you worry about the health, safety and well-being of an older loved one who lives far away? Do you support a parent within your home? Are you discussing whether living together in a new home would best serve the entire family's needs?
Whether it's from a distance or within a multi-generational setting, caring for family members as they age brings opportunities and challenges.
Need to chat about a senior’s needs? Your concerns for their health and well-being? Want to understand their (and your) living-together options? Click here to schedule a brief no cost phone conversation with us.
Find services and products for a loved one or yourself.
Balance your life as a family caregiver.
The Top 10 tips to help your loved one.
Caregiving means knowing what to do and when. Use this checklist to monitor and address your loved one's needs. Learn the essentials of caregiving.
Access to the most useful caregiving items
Today's devices and products provide time-saving solutions to seniors' everyday dilemmas. Explore your options and see which fit your situation.
FREE Guidance is available in your state.
Explore the many services and supports available for elders, people with disabilities, caregivers and family members. Select your state:
On-site and remote communications.
How to keep tabs on your loved one when you're on the job? Or live four states away? What combination of people and devices will work for your situation?
There are four kinds of people in the world —
Those who have been caregivers;
Those who are currently caregivers;
Those who will be caregivers;
And those who will need caregivers.
Former First Lady of the United States
Americans currently manage their loved ones' assisted and daily care needs.
Half of health information searches are on behalf of someone else.
Online health inquiries start with a search engine.
(Google, Bing, Yahoo)
“The Essential Family Caregiver Toolkit made it easy for me to organize my home care priorities. Not only did I find many options to help my sister-in-law stay in her own home, but the site provided me with the education to make the right choices.”
"Talking to a knowledgeable person about my father's specific home care needs made all the difference in the world to me as a caregiver. It diminished some of my day-to-day stress and helped me focus on a clear path forward."
“The Aging In Place Essential Toolkit covered everything I needed to know when looking for a home care aide for mom. I feel confident I am prepared with the right information and questions to ask to make the right decisions.”