Age in Place by Lynda G. Shrager audiobook

Age in Place: A Guide to Modifying, Organizing, and Decluttering Mom and Dad’s Home; Keep Them Safe, Keep You Safe

By Lynda G. Shrager
Read by Marguerite Gavin

Blackstone Publishing 9781945188183
4.87 Hours Unabridged
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Filled with clear and practical solutions, this step-by-step, room-by-room guide to simple home modifications helps seniors make their homes safer and easier to navigate. Lynda Shrager is a registered board-certified occupational therapist, a master’s-level social worker, and a certified aging-in-place specialist (CAPS) with more than thirty-seven years’ experience in the field of geriatrics and more than thirteen years working with seniors in their homes. It is this mix of qualifications and experience that makes her an expert in adapting environments to increase patient safety and independence. Age in Place is designed to help seniors and their caregivers address these new challenges together and make life at home safer, more manageable, and less stressful for all. Age in Place features the following: A room-by-room walk-through to evaluate and modify safety Recommendations for the best home medical equipment Where to obtain services and additional helpful resources A check list for listeners to complete their own walk-through, with a quick and easy guide to making each space safe and manageable Occupational therapy tips in “Hacks for Health and Home” sections at the end of each chapter A “Vital Documents Guide” for easy retrieval of important papers in case of an emergency

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Summary

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An Amazon.com bestseller in elder care

Filled with clear and practical solutions, this step-by-step, room-by-room guide to simple home modifications helps seniors make their homes safer and easier to navigate.

Lynda Shrager is a registered board-certified occupational therapist, a master’s-level social worker, and a certified aging-in-place specialist (CAPS) with more than thirty-seven years’ experience in the field of geriatrics and more than thirteen years working with seniors in their homes. It is this mix of qualifications and experience that makes her an expert in adapting environments to increase patient safety and independence. Age in Place is designed to help seniors and their caregivers address these new challenges together and make life at home safer, more manageable, and less stressful for all.

Age in Place features the following:

  • A room-by-room walk-through to evaluate and modify safety
  • Recommendations for the best home medical equipment
  • Where to obtain services and additional helpful resources
  • A check list for listeners to complete their own walk-through, with a quick and easy guide to making each space safe and manageable
  • Occupational therapy tips in “Hacks for Health and Home” sections at the end of each chapter
  • A “Vital Documents Guide” for easy retrieval of important papers in case of an emergency

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A helpful, compassionate roadmap…A book that offers tremendous peace of mind.” Blogcritics
"Age in Place is a godsend for family caregivers…Filled with practical tips and easily implemented strategies…A pleasure to read.” Amy S. D’Aprix, MSW, PhD, life-transition expert
“With both wit and wisdom Lynda imparts invaluable strategies and tips to help seniors safely remain in their homes.” Michael Leonard Wolff, MD, FACP, Albany Medical College
“A must-read for anyone facing this overwhelming, yet very common, situation.” Dr. Robi Ludwig, psychotherapist and author

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Author

Author Bio: Lynda G. Shrager

Author Bio: Lynda G. Shrager

Lynda Shrager, OTR, MSW, CAPS, has practiced in the medical field of geriatric rehabilitation, focusing on all aspects of senior health and wellness, for over thirty-seven years. She combines her expertise as an occupational therapist, master’s-level social worker, professional organizer, and certified aging-in-place specialist to provide therapeutic care in the patient’s home environment and in educating their caregivers. Shrager is author of Otherwise Healthy and her newspaper column, “Mom’s Rx,” appeared in the Albany Times Union for over ten years and as well as in countless newspapers across the country.

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Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Self-Help
Runtime: 4.87
Audience: Adult
Language: English