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'STAYING PUT PROGRAM'

WHATVolunteers help seniors to live at home and 'age in place' in their own communities rather than having to move to assisted living or a nursing facility.
WHYSeniors pay for a concierge type service that helps with daily tasks such as driving elderly so that they can complete errands, have groceries and medicine delivered to them, home repairs completed, etc.
WHEREStaying Put Program. Connecticut, USA.


Program Description


"… in the case of my mother and father-in-law, they have joined a group that allows them to grow old in their home, it is called staying put made up of a movement that decides the best retirement community is at home."

-Brian Williams

"It takes a village to raise a child and it takes a village to take care of two elderly people."
-Pat Stoddard source: NBC Report Trading Places.

The Staying Put Program provides seniors with in home care services such as help with errands, handyman repairs, medicine delivery, emergency response and much more. The program allows seniors to have many assisted living type services in their own home.

The Staying Put Program is based on the Beacon Hill Village concept of concierge type senior in-home care services, with help for seniors just a phone call away. Beacon Hill helped start a movement for senior housing villages across the USA and more ‘aging in place’ senior living communities like it can be found through the Village to Village Network.

The focus on creating Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities NORC's is a popular solution providing an affordable senior housing option while maintaining a sense of health and well-being, community and familiarity.
source:nbcnews.com

Senior In Home Care
Senior Housing
Home Modification, Home Repair Assistance, Design for Aging in Place

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