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
You make promises to yourself. Sometimes you keep them; sometimes you don't. At the beginning of every year, millions of people make resolutions they already know they won’t stick with. Sometimes we try to trick ourselves that we’ll lose those last 10 pounds or we’ll volunteer our time … Read the Full Article >
Yes, you read that right ... 26 gift ideas. The holidays are here, and while you are busy checking things off your list, maybe you paused because you just don’t know what to buy for that special older person in your life. Particularly because … Read the Full Article >
Curb appeal. It's what initially draws someone to your home. It's that look that get's their attention. Most of us want to return to a serene and comfortable home, and it all starts with the outside. But whether you live in a cabin, a … Read the Full Article >
Men's health is a sticky situation. Women often are the health decision makers in the family and are more likely to go to the doctor than men. Women also have a longer life expectancy than men. Although there doesn’t seem to be an exact … Read the Full Article >
It might seem odd that we would combine Pinterest and Universal Design together. But, Pinterest is an incredible source of curated information; it is a treasure trove of interesting content. The content that people share on Pinterest includes … Read the Full Article >
This article is part of a series supporting The Movember Foundation. Show your support and help us wipe out prostate cancer. Join Mark Hager this Movember and consider making a small donation today. It’s not glamorous, and many men … Read the Full Article >
Future technologies, as with those that have already come to pass, will help shape the world we live in. There are few areas of the human condition that could benefit as much from future technologies as the area of aging. With each passing … Read the Full Article >
Home care cottages can be a boon if you have an older parent who still wishes to live more independently, but needs a little extra care. The truth is, when a family member needs help looking after themselves, we always want to help. Welcoming … Read the Full Article >
Home security and surveillance can be an exciting and beneficial combination to add to your home or home automation system. Adding video surveillance can help you keep an eye of your home, and ensure your family members are safe and … Read the Full Article >
It's Movember 2014. If you don't know what that means, keep reading. (Actually, keep reading if you do, too!) I have joined hundreds of thousands of people across the globe in educating men about taking care of their health. For instance, … Read the Full Article >
An accessible tiny house can be a good choice for people who are older, have health problems or disabilities, as living in a traditional house can be troublesome. Since most standard homes are relatively large (over 2,000 sq. ft. on average), … Read the Full Article >