Independent Living Skills Instruction

Like all of us, older adults want to remain independent as long as possible. Due to aging, or because of specific conditions or injuries, older adults might have to learn or relearn some independent living skills. Professionals train older adults -- one-on-one, in small groups, or in seminars -- in gaining skills that will make it easier for them to function independently.        

If appropriate, encourage your loved one to maintain or develop skills, such as:

  • Money management
  • Cooking and nutrition
  • Stress management
  • Effective communication
  • Self esteem
  • Transportation skills
  • Fitness
  • Self advocacy


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