Build Your House - Step 1: Know Your Risk

Step 1: Know your risk



This is a short and easy step that is important to do. 

There are 7 risk factors most likely to cause older adults across America to move from home permanently to an assisted living or nursing home setting.  These are risk factors that you can address.  

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  1. Take the quiz now and find your way to living longer in your home.  Re-take the quiz if your health or situation changes, but at least once a year.  For question 7, review the “Know the 10 Signs” documentQuiz for Older Adults   ||   Quiz for Family Caregivers
  2. After you have completed your quiz, note your risk factors and score, and learn about your risk category.
  3. Click on the risk factors below to learn more and to make a risk action plan.    

Seven Risk Factors

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Step 1 
Step Two Make Your Choices

Memory concerns? Need help with everyday tasks? Had a fall with injuries? No one available to help you? Available caregiver is stressed? Thinking of moving to get help? Live Alone?