If you want to stay in your home but you need help with things like getting dressed, cooking, or taking medication, there are agencies that can help. You might even be able to get help paying for these services. To find out what services are available in your area, or for help setting up services, call your local Area Agency on Aging at 1-877-353-3771.
Remember: Everyone needs help eventually. Don’t be embarrassed about asking for help, is not a sign of defeat or failure. It’s a smart thing to do to protect yourself and to stay in control. The trick is to find a trustworthy person to do the job. Your local Area Agency on Aging can help you find the right person.