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Understanding The Types of Senior Care

With so many senior housing communities popping up around Indianapolis and numerous in home care options, choosing care for you loved one is difficult. Here’s a brief overview of the most common types of care to help you with your decisions.

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Smiling elderly woman in a wheelchair by the window in Carmel, IN

Build Strength, Balance to Prevent Falls

One in three adults over the age of 65 falls every year resulting in injuries ranging from scrapes and bruises to hip fractures. In recognition of Fall Prevention Awareness Day on September 23rd, Home Care Assistance interviewed Julie Groves, occupational therapist and owner of Therapy In Your Home – OT, PT, ST, a specialized outpatient therapy service.

Below Julie recommends tips to prevent falls and explains how an occupational therapist can help reduce fall risk in the home. Read more

Home Care Assistance worker in front of a red couch in Carmel, IN

Options to Assisted Living Facilities

When frailty, chronic illness, or forgetfulness makes living alone too difficult, live-in or hourly assistance allows central Indiana’s older adult population to remain in their homes with the highest quality of care available.