Financial aid and allowances for seniors
Depending on his or her situation and status, a senior citizen can obtain the Personalized Autonomy Allowance (APA in France) when they lose their autonomy. In case of low income, the elderly person can benefit from solidarity allowance for the elderly (ASPA in France) under certain conditions. Seniors can also receive social assistance. The conditions for obtaining funding for the elderly vary according to the type of aid and the situation of each beneficiary. It is necessary to get information from the people in charge. More information about allowances on senior-connexion.com.
Residences with services for seniors
The residence-service for seniors is an alternative solution to the retirement home. It offers a living space adapted to able-bodied seniors. The establishment provides collective services adjusted to the needs of the elderly. It includes housing in a senior village or a building with green spaces where homes are self-contained.
Home help and personal services
Help with the toilet, help with hygiene at home
Shower and toilet
Help with washing is a need encountered by the elderly. This service is a key area of training for home care workers. It must be adapted to the individual’s habits.
Night watch for the elderly
The service company hires agents to monitor the senior’s sleep and remain at his or her disposal throughout the night. The agent assists the senior and helps him/her if needed.
Mobility and travel assistance
The agent offers to take care of the senior’s mobility for medical appointments. Depending on the distance, he accompanies the senior citizen by car, public transport or on foot.
Health insurance, everything you need to know about how it works
Health care costs for a senior citizen can be a key expense. In some cases, they can indeed be expensive. Thanks to the efforts of insurance companies, there are now economical solutions such as mutual insurance for seniors. This solution avoids unpleasant surprises in case of medical difficulties. Dedicated to senior citizens, it guarantees a coverage adjusted to the needs of the members. Depending on the situation of the senior citizen, the mutual insurance company offers personalized reimbursement options. The senior citizen can also anticipate the occurrence of possible medical complications.
Home improvement for seniors
To ensure the safety of seniors, their residence must be equipped with certain means of security. These solutions avoid endangering the lives of the elderly.
Move around with the stairlift
Easy to move
Remote alarm for the elderly
Senior video surveillance
Home automation for an easy daily life
Credit solutions for seniors and pensioners
Senior citizens and pensioners have limited income. In certain circumstances, however, they can benefit from special credit solutions. For certain reasons, these are granted in particular for the financing of a trip abroad, the realization of work of installation of interior in their residence and the replacement of a vehicle.
Taking care of yourself on a daily basis
Sport and seniors: an obvious choice!
Playing sports even in retirement
Senior nutrition: the right diet
Eating healthy and balanced meals as a senior citizen
Activities, leisure and social life of seniors
Leading an interactive life even as a senior