This checklist identifies environmental adaptations for seniors that could help prevent accidents and enhance independent living at home. Guidelines on how to hire a reputable contractor are included.
This reading list includes links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources related to building and/or maintaining social capital in older age. Topics include:
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Learn about this common sleep problem in older adults, its causes and treatments.
This one-page handout explains the importance of sleep for older adults and provides some tips to getting a good night's rest.
Find out what changes to your vision you can expect as you get older.
This document shows you several stretching exercises you can try at home.
This document can help you understand some of the questions your health care provider might ask you during an appointment.
Find out what skin cancer is and how you can protect yourself.