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!
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Aging in Place Articles
Today, I’m joined by Tavis Schriefer, the co-founder of tech startup teleCalm. Tavis founded the company after spending years as a caregiver for his mother. He learned first-hand the challenge of caring for someone with dementia. This revolutionary new product helps families who are providing … Read the Full Article >
A warning about signing a Power of Attorney document. How many times are we asked to sign things, and then just go ahead and sign? We go to restaurants and sign credit card receipts, but do we really review the bill? Do we read the fine print in a … Read the Full Article >
New car technology is continually improving. Car manufacturers spend huge sums of money to provide their customers with the latest gadgets and features. Many of these features are aimed at providing a safer driving experience, giving the driver … Read the Full Article >
I didn’t intend to write another post on fraud, but something “got my goat.” I must receive at least six e-mail scams a day about my winnings in the lottery. I read them and laugh at the spelling errors, the ridiculous pictures placed across the … Read the Full Article >
Vestibular disorders affect the parts of the inner ear and brain that process sensory information, which are tasked with controlling balance and eye movements (vestibular system). If this system succumbs to disease or is injured, then problems … Read the Full Article >
If you are considering listing your current home for sale in today’s real estate market, there are a number of ways to ensure that your property gets top dollar. Or, if you’re looking to plan for the future when the time comes to sell your home, … Read the Full Article >
A client posed this thought-provoking question: "Do I think the laws are strong enough to control elder fraud? Do we need more laws?" My typical reply would be, of course! We need much stronger laws and legislation to stop this epidemic. As I … Read the Full Article >
In a previous article on useful technologies for seniors, we discussed care benefits and keeping in touch with family, among other topics. In this post I want to expand a little bit on how some modern technologies can assist individuals in these … Read the Full Article >
While good nutrition is important at every age, it is especially important for healthy aging. Older adults have special nutritional needs, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and many people do not get the nutrients they need to stay … Read the Full Article >
We all love to live in a clean house. Even you are not a cleaning fanatic, there is a peace and satisfaction that comes with being in a clean environment. Researchers have found a connection between a clean house and our mental well-being. … Read the Full Article >
It is well known by now, thanks to the findings by AARP and others, that people would prefer to live out their years in the comfort of their own homes. And why not? Our homes are full of the memories that we created through the years. And, in many … Read the Full Article >