10 Things You Can Do to Support Aging with Dignity and Independence

Here are 10 ways you can help to ensure that a system of care is available for you and your loved ones should you ever need it.

Caregiving, Home and Community-Based Services

The face of American society is changing with people living longer than ever before. Yet right now our nation lacks a system of care and support that enables older adults to age with dignity, independence, and choice in the face of increasing health and daily needs. Vulnerable older adults need more affordable and accessible options for receiving care and support in their homes, so that they don’t have to end up in a nursing home. Fulfilling this need will take unprecedented levels of public involvement, including being engaged in our daily lives, our neighborhoods, our communities, and at the state and federal levels. Here are 10 ways you can help to ensure that a system of care is available for you and your loved ones should you ever need it.