Seniors & Aging Adults

Home Accommodations

Aging at Home: Common Problems and Solutions

Home Advisor has joined with the National Aging in Place Council to create this guide to making your home work for you.

The Ultimate Guide to Home Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities

Whether you’re in an older home that needs significant changes or are looking for ways to make your newer home even more accessible to disabled needs, this guide is for you. It will cover modifications for every area and room to make your home safer and more accessible.

 

Emotional Support

How Seniors are Designing Social Support Networks

This article describes the many ways in which seniors are organizing themselves into support networks.

The Benefits of Emotional Support Animals

This article explains what Emotional Support Animals are, and how they can be beneficial to their owners.

Finding a Family: Discovering Your Queer Community When You’re 65

An article describing the potential benefits of finding a group of senior LGBTQ community members to call family.

 

Depression & Addiction

Depression in the Elderly: 7 Ways to Help

Tips for identifying and coping with depression in older adults.

Recognizing and Treating Depression: A Guide for the Elderly & Their Caregivers

Tips for identifying depression in older adults (and distinguishing it from dementia), and strategies for coping with it.

Guide to Addiction Prevention for Seniors

This guide contains more than 50 valuable resources from high-quality sources such as government and education sites, leading professional journals, organizations devoted to substance abuse and addiction awareness and treatment, and other informative and reputable sources.

Rehab and Medicare: The Ultimate Guide to Addiction Treatment for Seniors

This guide includes some common signs of addiction, Medicare coverage factors to consider before seeking treatment, and other tips for navigating the Medicare system.