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    Home Accessibility Tips for Seniors

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Thu, Aug 1, 2019

    In today's society, many seniors are choosing to live in a regular apartment instead of a specialized care facility. Most seniors are unable to maintain that level of independence however, for those that do, the need for easier to use devices, specialized equipment and changes to the home is more prevalent than people may realize.

    Many successful families are planning to age in place but are not anticipating the need for accessibility modifications to their homes.

    Here are a few tips to consider when it comes to universal design and accessibility. 

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    Tags: Seniors, Senior Living, Senior Risk, Senior Care, Home Accessibilty

    10 Riskiest States for Seniors

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Fri, Feb 22, 2019

     

    Safety is a key quality-of-life issue, especially for seniors. To determine the safest U.S. states for seniors to live, TheSeniorList.com did a study using recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau to measure safety in five categories:

    1. Fraud reported per 100,000 population.
    2. Monthly housing costs for renters.
    3. Seniors living in poverty.
    4. Average annual rate of violent-injury death among seniors per 100,000 people.
    5. Seniors living alone as percentage of the state’s overall population.

    Continue reading for the overall 10 riskiest states for seniors as measured by TheSeniorList.com.

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    Tags: Seniors, Senior Living, Senior Risk, Elderly Care, 10 riskiest states, Elderly, Senior Care