Age in place : a guide to modifying, organizing and decluttering mom and dad's home : keep them safe, keep you sane / Lynda G. Shrager, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker, Certified Aging in Place Specialist, aka The Organized Caregiver.

By: Shrager, Lynda G [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boulder, CO, USA : Bull Publishing Company, [2018]Copyright date: �2018Description: viii, 204 pages : illustrations ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781945188183; 1945188189Other title: Guide to modifying, organizing and decluttering mom and dad's home : keep them safe, keep you saneSubject(s): Older people -- Dwellings -- Safety measures | Barrier-free design for older peopleDDC classification: 720/.47 LOC classification: NA7195.A4 | S57 2018
Contents:
Part 1: Declutter and modify--ins and outs -- The exterior -- The entrances and exits -- The living room, dining room, and general living areas -- The kitchen -- The bedrooms -- The bathrooms -- The stairs, hallways, basement, and laundry -- General tips -- Part 2: Organize--ups and downs -- Do mom and dad need help? -- You finished the walk, now have the talk -- Form the team and prepare for care -- Organize and assign the tasks--share the care -- Conclusion -- Part 3: Odds and ends -- Resources -- References -- Focusheets.
Summary: "Kids, are you worried that mom can't get into the tub safely or dad is having trouble getting up the stairs? Mom and dad, do you want to get the kids off your back and relieve their constant worrying? This book is the solution: it offers a practical step-by-step, room-by-room guide to simple modifications that can help senior make their home safer and easier to navigate. Age in Place is designed to help seniors, along with their caregivers, address the challenges of independent living to make life at home safer, more manageable, and less stressful for all"-- From page 4 of cover.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 172-181) and index.

Part 1: Declutter and modify--ins and outs -- The exterior -- The entrances and exits -- The living room, dining room, and general living areas -- The kitchen -- The bedrooms -- The bathrooms -- The stairs, hallways, basement, and laundry -- General tips -- Part 2: Organize--ups and downs -- Do mom and dad need help? -- You finished the walk, now have the talk -- Form the team and prepare for care -- Organize and assign the tasks--share the care -- Conclusion -- Part 3: Odds and ends -- Resources -- References -- Focusheets.

"Kids, are you worried that mom can't get into the tub safely or dad is having trouble getting up the stairs? Mom and dad, do you want to get the kids off your back and relieve their constant worrying? This book is the solution: it offers a practical step-by-step, room-by-room guide to simple modifications that can help senior make their home safer and easier to navigate. Age in Place is designed to help seniors, along with their caregivers, address the challenges of independent living to make life at home safer, more manageable, and less stressful for all"-- From page 4 of cover.

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