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.
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These are the lines from one of my favorite movies, City Slickers, where a middle-aged man goes to a dude ranch to participate in cattle drive and find meaning in life. Curly: Do you know what the secret of life is? [holds up index finger] Curly: This. Mitch: Your finger? Curly: One thing. Just one … Read the Full Article >
nother holiday faux pas—using family time to tell an aging parent that maybe they ought to give up their car keys. Want a real downer? Start talking to a senior about driving and maybe even getting rid of their car. Here’s a stocking … Read the Full Article >
Editor's Note: The Flexhouse is a project we're excited to highlight for you, from a seasoned designer that wanted to create a home that showcased the features that would help people as they grew older. We hope you enjoy learning about this beautiful … Read the Full Article >
I had a strange request, recently. One of my clients asked if I would go with her when she was going to the doctor. I asked her why she would want me to go along. She explained that when she goes, she becomes tongue tied and can’t seem to focus. … Read the Full Article >
Mark Hager talks with Jonathan Frankel, the Founder & CEO of Nucleus – a startup on a mission to redefine the home intercom system . They are making keeping in contact with & caring for your family, easier. They have created a home … Read the Full Article >
As you age, your spine changes. It can lose thickness and elasticity, which affects your posture and overall health. Strengthen your spine, improve your posture and age gracefully with the following tips. Why Is Posture so Important? Poor posture … Read the Full Article >
If you’re preparing for retirement, there are a few key steps a Daily Money Manager can help you take to ensure a smooth, successful transition. As a Daily Money Manager, I help people with all sorts of personal financial tasks. This includes … Read the Full Article >
Kari Henley, Community Relations Director for Silvernest joins Mark Hager today on Smart Retirement Life. If you don’t know what Silvernest is, it’s a roommate matching service for baby boomers and empty nesters. Housing and income are both … Read the Full Article >
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 … 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 >