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Reduce Fall Risks for Seniors with Home Modifications From DailyCaring.com Hazards in the home can add up over time, increasing the risk for falls--a top reason why seniors loss independence and mobility. Check out a room-by-room modification guide from AARP that takes you through the entire house explaining specific changes that are necessary to keep seniors safe. Some highlights include: Good lighting, essential for seniors because aging eyes need much more light than

Money Follows the Person Legislation Introduced Shared from an article published by National Consumer Voice Great news!  Two bills have been introduced to extend the Money Follows the Person (MFP) Program for five years!   Called the Empower Care Act, a Senate bill (S. 548) by Senators Portman and Cantwell, and a House Bill (H.R. 1342) by Congresspersons Guthrie and Dingell, would continue and improve the program through 2023.  Improvements include reducing how long

Caregiving for Family Members with Alzheimer's and Dementia Reported By Kerry Fillip, Director of the Area Agency on Aging of Central Texas Dr. Alan Stevens from the Center for Applied Health Research at Baylor Scott & White joined community members on February 16 at the Walk With a Doc event, a free monthly event where health providers speak on their area of expertise. Dr. Stevens shared his thoughts on the trends for caregiving for family members who