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Hilda Brauch, left, chats with Barb Wilson. The Living at Home relationships are mutually beneficial. (Submitted photo)

Senior independence celebrated

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Baby boomers are coming of age; 2011 is the first year the generation will reach 65.

And Living at Home is gearing up for the "tsunami."


February has been declared National Senior Independence Month. The Living at Home program augments what, for most, is an innate desire to maintain an independent lifestyle.

"The program is a lifesaver," said Lisa Hayes, who cares for her mother on a 24-7 basis. Betty Hayes is in a latter stage of Alzheimer's disease.

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