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Four Building Blocks

Issue 1: Planning and Teamwork
Issue 2: Staying Physically Active
Issue 3: Relationships with Others
Issue 4: Nurturing Your Spirit

Safe and Secure

Issue 5: Preventing Falls
Issue 6: Home Safety and Security
Issue 7: Safety Behind the Wheel
Issue 8: Out and About

Staying in Your Own Home

Issue 9: Support Services for Seniors Living at Home
Issue 10: Hiring a Home Helper
Issue 11: Home Health Care
Issue 12: Adult Day Programs

Other Senior Living Options

Issue 13: Your Retirement Housing Options
Issue 14: Choosing a Senior Living Community
Issue 15: Making a Smooth Transition to a New Home

Health Concerns of Older Adults

Issue 16: Staying Healthy
Issue 17: Talking with Your Doctor
Issue 18: Using Medications Safely
Issue 19: Memory Changes and Dementia
Issue 20: Dealing with Depression, Loneliness, and Stress
Issue 21: The Role of Good Nutrition
Issue 22: Urinary Incontinence
Issue 23: Chronic Diseases and Conditions
Issue 24: Informed Consent and Advance Directives

Receiving Care in a Nursing Facility

Issue 25: Choosing a Nursing Facility
Issue 26: Moving to a Nursing Facility
Issue 27: Your Rights as a Resident

Legal and Financial Concerns

Issue 28: Taking Care of Business
Issue 29: Estate Planning
Issue 30: Durable Powers of Attorney and Guardianships
Issue 31: Social Security
Issue 32: Medicare and Medicaid
Issue 33: Long-Term Care Insurance
Issue 34: Consumer Fraud
Issue 35: Elder Abuse

Issues Near the End of Life

Issue 36: A Good Death
Issue 37: Hospice and Palliative Care
Issue 38: Practical Issues at the Time of Death
Issue 39: Experiencing Grief and Loss

The Support of Family and Friends

Issue 40: Everyone on the Same Page
Issue 41: Staying Involved When You Donít Live Nearby
Issue 42: Working with a Geriatric Care Manager
Issue 43: Sharing Your Home
Issue 44: Being a Caregiver for Someone You Love
Issue 45: Serving as a Personís Health Care Representative


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