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The Resource Aging safely in your home, Yvonne Poulin and Gordon Morrison

Aging safely in your home, Yvonne Poulin and Gordon Morrison

Label
Aging safely in your home
Title
Aging safely in your home
Statement of responsibility
Yvonne Poulin and Gordon Morrison
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
You need not move to live gracefully and safely as you age. A respected author taps into expertise on how your home can be modestly renovated to ease the physical challenges and provide a great quality of life in a familiar surrounding
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NLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Eldercare series
Label
Aging safely in your home, Yvonne Poulin and Gordon Morrison
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 109-111)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1.Be Physically Prepared to Age Safely in Your Home -- 1.Get Regular Checkups -- 1.1.Visit your medical doctor -- 1.2.Visit your dentist -- 1.3.Visit your complementary health practitioners -- 2.Exercise Regularly -- 3.Eat a Healthy Diet -- 4.Monitor Your Medications -- 5.Manage Your Pain -- 6.Get Quality Sleep -- 7.Rate Yourself: Physical Activity -- 2.Maintain an Active Social Network -- 1.Keep in Close Touch with Your Innermost Circle -- 2.Be Actively Involved in Your Local Community -- 2.1.Tips to expand your community network -- 3.Ask for the Help You Need -- 3.1.Things you may need help with -- 3.2.Where to find the help you need -- 3.3.Obtaining emergency help -- 4.Use Transportation Options -- 5.Use Technology to Build Your Social Connections -- 6.Rate Yourself: Social Activity -- 3.Be Emotionally Happy in Your Home -- 1.Acknowledge Your Feelings -- 1.1.Tips for managing stress -- 2.Secure Your Future -- 2.1.Financial planning --
  • Note continued: 2.2.Estate planning: Last will and testament -- 2.3.Living wills and advance health-care directives -- 3.Protect Yourself -- 4.Open Your Heart to Change -- 4.1.Tips for adapting to change -- 5.Rate Yourself: Emotional Activity -- 4.Keep Mentally Active -- 1.Recognize Cognitive Changes -- 2.Exercise Your Brain -- 2.1.Tips to keep mentally fit -- 3.Have a Zest for Life -- 3.1.Tips to create the zest for life -- 4.Make Time for Spiritual Practice -- 4.1.Nourish your spirit -- 5.Rate Yourself: Mental and Spiritual Activities -- 5.Rate Your Home -- 1.Assessing Your Location -- 2.Rating Your Home -- 3.Getting the Work Done -- 4.Cost Factors -- 6.Make Your Home Comfortable -- 1.Basic Comforts -- 1.1.Tips to make your home more comfortable -- 2.Organizing Your Home -- 2.1.Tips for organizing your home -- 3.Wants versus Needs -- 4.Maintaining Your Home -- 4.1.Cost considerations -- 5.Securing Your Home -- 5.1.Tips for securing your home -- 7.Adapt Your Home --
  • Note continued: 1.Yard/Outdoor Space -- 2.Entryways -- 3.Doors and Windows -- 4.Hallways -- 5.Closets and Storage -- 6.Living/Family Rooms -- 7.Kitchen -- 8.Bedroom -- 9.Bathroom -- 10.Stairs -- 11.Furnishings -- 12.Garages -- 13.Additional Changes -- 14.Top Ten Adaptations -- 8.Renovate Your Home -- 1.Renovation Costs and Timelines -- 2.Choosing a Designer -- 2.1.Tips for finding a good designer -- 3.Choosing a Contractor -- 3.1.Tips for finding a good contractor -- 4.Contracts -- 5.Renovation Ideas -- 5.1.Travel routes and flooring -- 5.2.Kitchens -- 5.3.Bathrooms -- 5.4.One-level living space -- 5.5.Bedroom with en suite -- 5.6.Heating and cooling systems -- 5.7.Window and door replacements -- 5.8.Stair climbers, escalators, and elevators -- 5.9.Suite conversions -- 5.10.Garages -- 6.Top Five Renovations -- 9.Prevent Falls -- 1.Problems and Solutions -- 2.Ladder Safety -- 2.1.Tips for using a ladder safely -- 3.Final Thoughts on Preventing Falls -- Resources --
  • Note continued: 1.Websites -- 1.1.Specific seniors' websites -- 2.Books
Control code
sky2ocm74706150
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 113 pages
Isbn
9781770402195
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Aging safely in your home, Yvonne Poulin and Gordon Morrison
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 109-111)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1.Be Physically Prepared to Age Safely in Your Home -- 1.Get Regular Checkups -- 1.1.Visit your medical doctor -- 1.2.Visit your dentist -- 1.3.Visit your complementary health practitioners -- 2.Exercise Regularly -- 3.Eat a Healthy Diet -- 4.Monitor Your Medications -- 5.Manage Your Pain -- 6.Get Quality Sleep -- 7.Rate Yourself: Physical Activity -- 2.Maintain an Active Social Network -- 1.Keep in Close Touch with Your Innermost Circle -- 2.Be Actively Involved in Your Local Community -- 2.1.Tips to expand your community network -- 3.Ask for the Help You Need -- 3.1.Things you may need help with -- 3.2.Where to find the help you need -- 3.3.Obtaining emergency help -- 4.Use Transportation Options -- 5.Use Technology to Build Your Social Connections -- 6.Rate Yourself: Social Activity -- 3.Be Emotionally Happy in Your Home -- 1.Acknowledge Your Feelings -- 1.1.Tips for managing stress -- 2.Secure Your Future -- 2.1.Financial planning --
  • Note continued: 2.2.Estate planning: Last will and testament -- 2.3.Living wills and advance health-care directives -- 3.Protect Yourself -- 4.Open Your Heart to Change -- 4.1.Tips for adapting to change -- 5.Rate Yourself: Emotional Activity -- 4.Keep Mentally Active -- 1.Recognize Cognitive Changes -- 2.Exercise Your Brain -- 2.1.Tips to keep mentally fit -- 3.Have a Zest for Life -- 3.1.Tips to create the zest for life -- 4.Make Time for Spiritual Practice -- 4.1.Nourish your spirit -- 5.Rate Yourself: Mental and Spiritual Activities -- 5.Rate Your Home -- 1.Assessing Your Location -- 2.Rating Your Home -- 3.Getting the Work Done -- 4.Cost Factors -- 6.Make Your Home Comfortable -- 1.Basic Comforts -- 1.1.Tips to make your home more comfortable -- 2.Organizing Your Home -- 2.1.Tips for organizing your home -- 3.Wants versus Needs -- 4.Maintaining Your Home -- 4.1.Cost considerations -- 5.Securing Your Home -- 5.1.Tips for securing your home -- 7.Adapt Your Home --
  • Note continued: 1.Yard/Outdoor Space -- 2.Entryways -- 3.Doors and Windows -- 4.Hallways -- 5.Closets and Storage -- 6.Living/Family Rooms -- 7.Kitchen -- 8.Bedroom -- 9.Bathroom -- 10.Stairs -- 11.Furnishings -- 12.Garages -- 13.Additional Changes -- 14.Top Ten Adaptations -- 8.Renovate Your Home -- 1.Renovation Costs and Timelines -- 2.Choosing a Designer -- 2.1.Tips for finding a good designer -- 3.Choosing a Contractor -- 3.1.Tips for finding a good contractor -- 4.Contracts -- 5.Renovation Ideas -- 5.1.Travel routes and flooring -- 5.2.Kitchens -- 5.3.Bathrooms -- 5.4.One-level living space -- 5.5.Bedroom with en suite -- 5.6.Heating and cooling systems -- 5.7.Window and door replacements -- 5.8.Stair climbers, escalators, and elevators -- 5.9.Suite conversions -- 5.10.Garages -- 6.Top Five Renovations -- 9.Prevent Falls -- 1.Problems and Solutions -- 2.Ladder Safety -- 2.1.Tips for using a ladder safely -- 3.Final Thoughts on Preventing Falls -- Resources --
  • Note continued: 1.Websites -- 1.1.Specific seniors' websites -- 2.Books
Control code
sky2ocm74706150
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 113 pages
Isbn
9781770402195
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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