A key step in planning for independence is assessing your home to determine if it can meet your changing needs as you age.
Age-friendly communities provide seniors with access to essential supports and services such as shopping, health care providers and recreational activities
Learn more about your options on how you will get around if you are no longer able to drive.
To successfully plan ahead, you need to start thinking about how you want to live as you age and what steps you need to take to achieve that lifestyle.
This article is part of a series on Plan for Aging in the Place you Love…
Even though people of all ages experience fraud and abuse (including financial abuse), older adults may be particularly vulnerable.
There are many good sources of information available to help seniors learn to protect themselves from fraud and abuse.
Ask at your local library or seniors’ centre, or check online for further information.
- Do I feel safe in my home and in my neighbourhood?
- Do I know how to protect myself against fraud and abuse, including financial abuse?
- Do I know what to do if I suspect abuse or if I am feeling abused?
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You can find more information and resources about Aging in Place at Canada.ca/Seniors
Teunis Schouten, Owner at B Cared For Services