If you are like most people age 65 and older, you own your home and you wish to remain living there as long as possible, as opposed to moving to a care facility. Busy Living’s affordable service programs are the perfect solution for you if need a little extra help with maintenance inside and outside your house.
Safe and sound – at home
Many seniors experience conditions of aging, such as arthritis, that make it more difficult for them to keep up with the weekly chores around the house, including lawn care and snow removal. Busy Living’s all-inclusive maintenance programs ensure that you have a safe environment both inside and outside the home to help you avoid hazards such as falling.
Reliable and trusted service
You will be assigned your own Busy Living home specialist who visits you weekly to maintain your residence and property. Our specialists – who are trained, bonded and insured – are experts in home maintenance and repairs.
For seniors who want to stay in their homes but can no longer take care of the house and property, we are an affordable and reliable solution. Our services, combined with a quality in-home care company, can be less than half the cost of moving to a senior care facility.
Seniors - Facts
- In 2011, more than 8,000 people will turn 65 every day. By the end of 2011, the senior population of America will reach almost 49 million. By 2025, it will grow to nearly 72 million. (The Department of Health and Human Services and the State Department)
- Eighty percent of householders age 65 and older own their own homes. (U.S. Census Bureau, Annual Statistics, 2007)
- An overwhelming majority of Americans age 50+ – 89 percent – want to remain in their homes as long as they can. (AARP Public Policy Institute Fact Sheet)
- About 30 percent of non-institutionalized older persons live alone. Seventy-three percent of those who live alone are women. (AARP, “Valuing the Invaluable: The Economic Value of Family Caregiving, 2008 Update” )
- Eighty-four percent of family caregivers report that a significant challenge for people age 65 and older is the ability to maintain their homes. (Home Instead Senior Care, 2008)
- Of persons age 65 or older, 50 percent report having doctor-diagnosed arthritis. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
- Among those age 65 and older, falls are the leading cause of injury death. Falls are also the most common cause of nonfatal injuries and hospital admissions for trauma. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)