What Your Risk Score Means

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High Risk:  Your score is between 3 and 11.  You have 2 or more risks that could affect your ability to stay living in your home. 

Moderate Risk:   Your score is 2.  You likely have 1-2 risks that could affect your ability to stay living in your home. 

Low or No Risk:  Your score is 1 or 0.  You have 1 or no risks affecting your ability to stay living in your home.

High or Moderate Risk: The risks you identified are likely to affect your ability to continue living in your home. Are you willing to accept the consequences of those risks, or do you want to lower your risks? Now is the time to take action if living in your home is important to you as you grow older.

Low or No Risk: Currently you have low or no risks affecting your ability to continue living in your home. Risks can change and some can be avoided.

Things you can do:

  • Carefully watch your risk category. Re-take the quiz if your health or situation changes, or at least once a year. Keep your quiz scores and compare the results.

  • Learn how to stay healthy, prevent falls, take care of your memory, and support family and friends through this website. 

  • Learn about the cost of long-term care services such as nursing home, assisted living, and home care.