Happiness Is Growing Old at Home

Friday, September 17th, 2010 by American Senior Fitness Association   View This Issue of Experience!

American Senior Fitness Association (SFA) member Maria Tadd has penned a practical and timely book addressing an important, contemporary issue. Published by the Terrapin Press of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, it is titled Happiness Is Growing Old at Home and subtitled Discover New Ways to Help Your Aging Parent Remain Independent.

The publisher’s description, reprinted below, provides a good overview of the 269-page book’s contents:

  • Innovative options provide quality and compassionate care, many at reduced costs.
  • New, easy-to-use, high-tech devices facilitate independent living.
  • Living a healthy lifestyle will help your parents age in place.
  • Detailed questionnaires will assist you in evaluating health care agencies and rehab facilities before you sign on the dotted line.
  • Sample flowcharts, schedules and logs will help keep you and your parent organized and will make sure that all caregivers are on the same page.
  • An extensive, annotated list of websites provides volumes of information.
  • Maria Tadd, a freelance medical writer, is a graduate of the New England School of Acupuncture and a life-long student of holistic health, meditation and nutrition. For more information about Happiness Is Growing Old at Home, click on www.agingathome.info.


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