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
Mom's move can be a daunting task. Whether it's downsizing to make independent living easier, or transitioning to an assisted living facility, you have a crucial role to play. The more you help with planning, logistics and emotional support, the more comfortable the move becomes. Here are seven … Read the Full Article >
Join Mark Hager as he talks with Dustin Jones, PT. Dustin is a home health Physical Therapist, with a background in athletic training, fitness, and orthopedics.He works to bridge the gap between fitness and rehab for older … Read the Full Article >
Searching for your dream home for aging in place is one of the biggest steps you’ll take in life, and it involves a number of important decisions. Will you relocate from your current community? What features must your new home have? How much are you … Read the Full Article >
Do you feel like you've already had the best years of your life? Or, are you still creating it as you go along ... filling each day with new experiences, learning, giving and living?We've all heard people talk about their retirement experience; … Read the Full Article >
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 … 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 >
There are a slew of new elderly phone scams being used to trick older people out of money. One such is called the Grandparent Scam. According to True Link Financial, scams like these cost older people an estimated $36 billion in a given … 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 >