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According to AARP's November 2021 "Home and Community Preferences" survey, approximately 81 million seniors, or two-thirds of U.S. adults, want to stay in their homes as they get older, for as long as they are able. This is known as “Aging in Place”.
Do You Have a Plan?
Most people put off planning how to age in place until they have a medical emergency, like a fall or chronic health condition. Clearly, that is not the best time to start planning how to remain in your home for the long haul. We all need to have a plan.
Fortunately, there is a great guide called Aging in Place: Growing Older at Home from the National Institutes of Health. Check it out to learn:
And remember, Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey is an important community resource to have on your side in this planning process.
Get to know Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) now, and all the home health services available to you and your loved ones, before you have a health emergency. We are proud to be the longest-serving VNA in the state of New Jersey, so we know a thing or two about helping seniors.
The Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) is a leading provider of comprehensive home health care services in Morris, Hunterdon, Sussex, and Warren Counties in Northern New Jersey. Established in 1898, generations have known that just one call to VNA opens the door to quality, patient-centered home health care solutions that allow patients to remain in the comfort of their homes with dignity, health, and independence.
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