Aging in Place, Part 2 offers readers the opportunity to understand the community living options for people who wish to age in place, as well as some of the funding possibilities for living, home modifications and long-term needs. Supportive community services, such as adult day care, senior centers, and health and wellness, are explored to examine how they support the day-to-day living of many people age 50 and older. Finally, a number of agencies and organizations are listed with whom OTs may collaborate to expand practice and consultation opportunities for the betterment of the lives of older adults who wish to age in place. Throughout this course, the reader will be able to activate links to websites of many of the businesses, organizations and government agencies discussed to obtain more comprehensive information.
The goal of this continuing education course, the second in a two-part series, is to increase understanding of community-based programs and services, housing options and organizations with which OTs may consult about aging in place. After studying the material presented here, you will be able to:
- Identify community-based programs that support seniors’ aging in place
- Identify housing options for seniors to age in place
- Consult and advocate with organizations and agencies regarding aging in place
Content Level: Intermediate
Instructional Method: Online Course — Narrative
Domain 1: Context and environment
Process 2: Adaptation
Process 3: Quality of life
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