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Links to help for Seniors

Here is a collection of resources for seniors put together by a thoughtful readers in the hopes of showing them some of the support available for them. 

Aging at Home: Common Problems and Solutions http://www.homeadvisor.com/r/aging-at-home-problems-solutions/

The Ultimate Guide to Home Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities https://www.redfin.com/blog/2016/04/the-ultimate-guide-to-home-accommodations-for-persons-with-disabilities.html

The Benefits of Emotional Support Animals http://servicedogcentral.org/content/ESA

 Guide to Room-by-Room Repairs for Easy Accessibility for Disabled Loved Ones https://www.homeadvisor.com/r/home-accessibility-room-to-room-guide/

 

Modifying Outdoor Spaces for Senior Safety https://www.seniorhomes.com/w/modifying-outdoor-spaces-for-senior-safety/

 

5 Fall Prevention Ideas for Bathroom Showers https://www.angieslist.com/articles/5-fall-prevention-ideas-bathroom-showers.htm

 

26 Home Security Tips for Seniors

https://billfish-security.squarespace.com/26-home-security-tips-for-seniors/


The Boomer’s Ultimate Guide to Adding Value to Your Home https://www.improvenet.com/a/the-boomers-ultimate-guide-to-adding-value-to-your-home

 

Getting a Pet Can Improve Aging in Place http://www.aginginplace.org/seniors-and-pets/


Guide to Addiction Prevention for Seniors http://www.newbeginningsdrugrehab.org/guide-to-addiction-prevention-for-seniors/

Addiction Among SeniorsSubstance abuse among seniors can fall into two large groups: the “hardy survivor”, or people who have been abusing substances for many year; and the “late onset”, or people who became substance abusers later in life. Regrettably, it most commonly occurs due to misuse of drugs prescribed for chronic health problems. This site gives lot of information about the reasons for substance abuse among seniors. 

Finding a Family: Discovering Your Queer Community When You’re 65 http://mashable.com/2016/06/09/queer-family-senior-citizens/