Your Health Now: Senior care choices

Reporter: Therese O'Shea
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FORT MYERS, Fla.- Maintaining independence for seniors can be challenging, especially for those who live alone or who have no other support readily available.

Aging couples who vow to stay together and help each other often find the role of caregiver can take its toll on their health and quality of life.

As thousands of baby boomers head into their golden years, aging in place and maintaining independence is in the national spotlight.

Chantil Shamus from Lee Memorial Health System’s Senior Care Choices stopped by the studio to talk about these challenges and options to maintain independence and quality of life as we age.

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