Aging in Place
Aging in place is a relatively new idea that can help you or your loved ones continue living a full life in the home of your choice, with a focus on quality of life and indepdence. It isn't about growing old; it is about being prepared for the changes in your life, health and environment that occur as you grow older.
Learn about what it means to age in place and how planning now, regardless of your age, will help you keep building your best life after retirement. Start now!
Aging in Place Articles
Some memory loss is expected as our loved ones get older; it’s a natural part of the aging process. Suddenly, it seems, names can be a little harder to recall, misplaced items a little harder to find. The occasional forgotten appointment, the car that’s hard to locate in the sea of cars in the … Read the Full Article >
You regularly hear in the news about people who are living long lives. Not a month goes by that you don't hear about people all over the world living to be 100 years old. It is still neat to hear about them, the lives they've led, and the … Read the Full Article >
So what’s all the fuss about the popular products for seniors known as “the walk-in tubs?” We’ve all seen the advertisements on TV and in magazines, but what are the real benefits of a walk in tub? Does it meet your needs, or fit into your … Read the Full Article >
Retirement planning doesn't stop the day you retire. It continues as your life unfolds. As such, it's important for you to talk with your adult children or other family members about what you want for your life now, and in the future. It's … Read the Full Article >
The kitchen is the second most important room to remodel for safety if you’re planning to age in place, coming in only behind the bathroom. And, an important part of that project is choosing the right kitchen flooring. Many people fear that they … Read the Full Article >
There has been a strong theory throughout the health care community that Type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer's disease may be linked. It appears as if many of the same people who developed Type 2 diabetes also developed Alzheimer's. Over the years, … Read the Full Article >
The voice on the other end sounded desperate. "I love my kids, but they're trying to take over my life! Help!" As mediators with a specialty in mediating adult family communication, my partner and I get a lot of calls about aging parents and their … Read the Full Article >
Few people know that life insurance can be used to help fund their retirement. Many of us purchased life insurance decades ago when we had a salary and were raising a family. However, as we’ve aged, the need for that policy’s coverage has … Read the Full Article >
Dorothy said it right in the Wizard of Oz: There's no place like home. You deserve the dignity and peace of being able to stay in your own home for as long as possible, but in many cases, the financial burden of necessary modifications to your home … Read the Full Article >
Has a self storage unit become a pain for you to keep up? I rid us of ours for good. Learn how I took charge of this silly waste of money & freed myself. Sentimental value. It’s the downfall of so many of our homes and absolutely fills our … Read the Full Article >