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posted: March 29, 2007

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Timely Tip: Problems as We Age

According to research funded by the Administration on Aging, older people identified the following as the most significant problems they face in performing functions of daily life that help them remain independent:

  • Opening medicine packages
  • Reading product labels
  • Reaching high things
  • Fastening buttons, snaps, or zippers
  • Vacuuming and dusting
  • Going up and down stairs
  • Cleaning bathtubs and sinks
  • Washing and waxing floors
  • Putting clothes over one’s head
  • Putting on shoes, socks, or stockings
  • Carrying purchases home
  • Using tools
  • If something happened at home, no one would know
  • Using the shower or bathtub
  • Tying shoe laces, bows, and neckties
  • Moving around the house without slipping or falling

For the full story on strategies for helping an elderly loved one maintain their living independence, read Is Mom’s Home a Potential Minefield? in the March 2007 edition of Caregiver's Home Companion. Click here for more.

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