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What is the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers of Veterans?

The Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers Program provide a lifeline for those who sustained or aggravated a serious injury in the line of duty on or after September 11, 2001.

8 Tenant Rights for Older Adults

How to Design a Functional Kitchen for Those with Limited Mobility

Installing a shallow sink, floor mats, levers, drawer-style appliances & adjusting counters ensures a kitchen accommodates those with limited mobility.

How to Design a Safe Bedroom for Those with Limited Mobility

How to Design a Safe Bedroom for Those with Limited Mobility

With the right modifications and design, the bedroom can be a peaceful, private haven for those with limited mobility.

What to Consider When Purchasing a Wheelchair

What to Consider When Purchasing a Wheelchair

When searching for a wheelchair you’ll need to decide which type of wheelchair works best for your loved one’s needs.

What is the Aid & Attendance and Housebound Benefit for Veterans?

Older Veterans may be eligible for Aid and Attendance (A&A) and Housebound benefits.

What Geriatrics and Extended Care Services Are Available for Older Veterans?

The mission of the Geriatrics and Extended Care Services (GEC) is to honor veterans’ preferences for health, independence and well-being in the face of aging, disability, or illness by advancing expertise, programs, and partnerships.

The Importance of Sleep for Older Adults

Does My Loved One Need a Bed Rail?

Seniors can use bed rails to prevent rolling or falling out of bed, or to provide additional support when having difficulty getting into and out of bed.

When Should My Parents Move In With Me?

If you’re wondering whether or not the time is right for your parent(s) to move in with you, consider time, finances, space, and relationships.

Aging in Place: Costs for Remodeling a House

This outline will give you better idea of the general costs associated with common home changes to accommodate an older adult so you can plan accordingly.

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