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The Business of Aging provides this page to share information to support the health and independence of older adults. This is not an endorsement or guarantee of any products or services, implied or otherwise.

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50 of the Best Online Resources for Older Adults

Provided by Jesse Davidson

 

Traveling

The Essential Guide to Travelling with a Medical Condition

Provided by Melissa Miles

 

Technology

Making Aging in Place Easier with Digital Health Technology

Provided by Marie Villeza

How Technology Benefits Senior Citizens

Provided by Bob Mitchell

Smart Home Technology For Seniors

Provided by Cassie Mayhew

Allconnect.com

 

Finances

A Financial Guide To Home Adaptation If You Have A Disability

Provided by Sarah Lindsey

Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Financial & Legal Planning for Patients & Families

Provided by Tim Henley

Financial Focused Info For Seniors

What’s the difference between Medicare and Medicaid? 

Grants for home modification: 16 Resources for Homeowners with disabilities.

15 Best Work From Home Jobs for Retirees

The Senior’s Guide to Paying for At-Home Long Term Care: How Your Home Can Be a Great Asset

Your Complete Guide to Burial Insurance

Disability Remodeling — What is the Average Cost to Renovate?

Top 7 Mistakes To Avoid For Life Insurance For Seniors

How to Help Protect Older Adults from Telephone and Internet Scams_FINAL (002)

Provided by Caroline James

 

Health Care

Protect yourself from Dangerous Drugs and Devices

Provided by Chelsea Roberts

Consumer Safety Guide

Provided by Alison Stewart

Senior Nutrition Guide: Healthy Diet Foods for Older Adults

Provided by Lexi Mann

Help for Seniors Struggling with Addiction

Provided by Katheryne Hylton

Seniors’ Guide to Medication Management

Provided by Sarah Breckon

Drug and Alcohol Treatment Resources for the Elderly

Call (866).337.7215

Provided by Sara Gillberg

Mesothelioma Guide

Call toll free at (888).385.2024

Provided by Melissa Marsiglia

Staying Healthy in Your Home as You Age

Provided by Paige Mitchell

Pleural Mesothelioma Center

Find free care and support for seniors

Call toll free at (877).789.5494

Provided by David Sides

The Ultimate Guide to Hearing Health

Provided by Stacey Melony

 

Healthy Sleep for Older Adults

Aging and Sleep: Sleep Tips for Older Adults

Provided by Samir Ferdowsi

Sleep and Aging: Sleep Guide for Seniors

Your sleeping habits will naturally change as you age, so it’s important that you remain aware of those shifts and understand the best ways to protect your sleep quality.

Provided by Elizabeth Petty

 

Caregiving

Helpful Tips to Assist a Family Caregiver

Provided by Carol

Oral Health for Caregivers

Provided by Roger Albright

The Senior’s Guide for Decluttering and Feeling at Home

  • Downsizing & packing
  • Handling paperwork
  • Communicating with other family members

Provided by Jennifer Karami

A Caregiver’s Guide to Sleep

Provided by Alyssa Ennis

Elderly Care: A Guide for Families New to Caring

The guide offers lots of helpful information such as:

  • Getting started on finding care, understanding different and varied care options available, as well as costs and legal considerations when planning for elderly care.
  • Home modifications and assistive technologies that can improve the daily living of elderly family members.
  • Support networks and charities that offer help and support for both people in need of elderly care and their families.
  • Other helpful resources and tools to help family members begin to find the best possible care option for their elderly.

Provided by Melissa Miles

 

Home Health Aid Careers

Zippia-Career Expert

 

Senior Living

Senior Living Guide

Provided by Rose Santiago

Aging in Place: What Every Senior Should Know

Provided by Alejandra Roca

 

Home Renovation for Seniors

Home Improvement Resources for the Elderly & Disabled: Renovations & Grants

Provided by Christie Wriste

How to Remodel for Accessibility

How to Make & Pay for Home Modifications to Enable Aging in Place

Provided by Marie Villeza

Should you use a credit card or home equity to renovate your home?

Provided by Blake Hughes

44 Easy to do Home Renovation Tips

In this guide, we have mentioned 44 budget-friendly and easy to do home renovations tips that can help you achieve and manage a renovation that works for your home and budget.

Provided by Amira Johnson

31 Home Improvements that Add Value (and 7 that Don’t!)

Whether you’re renovating a property or looking to update one before putting it on the market, this guide has everything you need to know about adding value to your home.

Provided by Russell Jones

Winter Home Insulation Guide for the Elderly

The guide is written specifically with older people in mind and shares useful information such as:

  • Practical home insulation tips for seniors, as they are some of the most vulnerable of the population during winter time.
  • Helpful advice for seniors to stay healthy and warm during the cold.
  • Useful information about different energy grants and winter assistance programs available that the elderly could benefit from.

Provided by Paul Smith

 

Home Safety Tips

Simple Changes to Make Your Home Safe for Aging in Place

Provided by Paige Mitchell

6 Inexpensive Ways to Burglar Proof Your Home

Provided by Brittnee Gaines

The Most Common In-Home Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Top 7 Garage Safety Hazards that You Shouldn’t Be Ignoring

Provided by Marie Villeza

Provided by Harvey Williams

Senior Home Safety

The Most Common In-Home Injuries for Seniors and How to Prevent Them

Preventing Falls at Home

10 Smart Home Features to Help You Age in Place

Preparing Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide

Home Fire Safety Checklist for Older Adults

Ten Safe Gardening Tips for Seniors

Provided by Kayla Harris

ElderImpact.org

A Family Guide to Kitchen Safety

Provided by Steven Vanburg

 

Stay Protected

Identity Theft Protection & Medical Alert Systems 

The Best Identity Theft Protection Services

Guide to Medial Alert Systems

Provided by Kellie Cramer

Reviews.com

Identity Theft: What are the warning signs?

Provided by Kylie Johnson

 

Multigenerational Resources

How to Accommodate the Needs of a Multigenerational Household

Provided by Paige Mitchell