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Kathy Quan Blogger & Author

Kathy Quan RN BSN PHN is an award-winning blogger and author. She has been an RN for over 30 years. Most of those years have been spent in home health care and hospice where she has worked as a field nurse, a nursing supervisor, branch manager and in quality improvement. Today she works part time in hospice as a Quality Improvement specialist.

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Getting Older and Need a New House? Consider These Tips and Features

Source - Unsplash  If you are older and you are looking for a home, or you are younger and you want to find the perfect house to grow old in, then there are certain aspects that you will want to …Source - Unsplash  …Source - Unsplash  If you are older and you are looking for a home, or you are younger and you want to find the perfect house to grow old in, then there are certain aspects that you will want to consider. Making the right choices ahead of time is essential, so you don’t have to fret later on. Here at About Aging Parents, we love to help our loved ones live their best lives, so we have some tips and considerations to make when looking for a new home for your older years.   Put Serious Thought Into Your Budget and Mortgage Payment   As you get older, you may find that you have less mone…

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5 Home Modifications Every Home Should Have to Accommodate Aging in Place

Whether you're in your early 60s or entering Retirement, there's a good chance you'll want to age in place. That means remaining in your home and modifying it as needed to accommodate any physical cha…Whether you're in yo…Whether you're in your early 60s or entering Retirement, there's a good chance you'll want to age in place. That means remaining in your home and modifying it as needed to accommodate any physical changes that come with aging and increase safety for senior living. Unfortunately, your home may need to be modified for several reasons, including changes to your vision, hearing, and mobility. For example, going up and down the stairs could become more difficult, or you may find yourself fumbling for the light switch more often. Luckily, you can make many simple modifications to your home to ensu…

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Hope Springs Eternal: Navigating Life as Newlyweds in Your Golden Years

  While it’s never too late to enjoy the pleasures of wedded bliss in your latter years, it’s important to remember that you and your new spouse face different obstacles to those of a young marri…  While it’s neve…  While it’s never too late to enjoy the pleasures of wedded bliss in your latter years, it’s important to remember that you and your new spouse face different obstacles to those of a young married couple. It’s not every night you can have a date at the ballpark, seeing the World Champion Atlanta Braves or saying “LA Dodgers here we go”. Senior marriage is a challenge but, with a plethora of life experiences backing you both, there’s every hope that you can converge onto one path and have plenty of fun in the process. About Aging Parents has a few pointers on how to navigate your …

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6 Perfect Gifts for the Health-Conscious Senior in Your Life

Guest post from Rhonda Underhill Changing your health for the better is never easy. For seniors with long-held habits, it can feel nearly impossible. If your senior loved ones are trying to make chang…Guest post from Rhon…Guest post from Rhonda Underhill Changing your health for the better is never easy. For seniors with long-held habits, it can feel nearly impossible. If your senior loved ones are trying to make changes to improve their health, why not give a gift that helps them along their journey to healthier aging?   About Aging Parents understands how hard it can be to find the perfect gift for someone you really care about. These five holiday gifts are a great way to show your support and help your senior loved ones achieve their health and wellness goals in 2022. Fitness devices and gadgets Finding th…

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