Adult Care


Aging is inevitable and it can affect you in many ways. You may be watching your parents age and change, or you may be experiencing the physical and mental effects of age yourself. The following resources may be helpful to you:

Care Giving and Services for Older Adults

As people age, they may require additional assistance with daily living. Selecting a service provider to help with such tasks is not a decision to be taken lightly. Below are a number of helpful resources:

Housing Options

Making the decision to move can be difficult. It may become even more so for older adults who have concerns about mobility, affordability, or access to care givers.


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