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 see, with the growth of the older population, there are a ton of companies struggling to meet their needs and create products they will want to use. At least, what they perceive the needs to be. Personally, I tend to be a little pragmatic when it comes to products. That may or may not … Read the Full Article >
There are many benefits of home automation for people aging in place. We've covered quite a few of them, since we're big believers in using smart home technology to keep people safe & comfortable at home as long as possible. Home … Read the Full Article >
As a caregiver, you want the best possible quality of life for your loved one. You want them to be safe, comfortable and enjoy their home life. Well, home automation can be a help for family caregivers, helping you have more peace of mind … Read the Full Article >
The Myo armband from Thalmic Labs is bent on changing how we interact with the devices in our lives. This armband, which slides up your forearm, fits snugly against your muscles and allows you to use gestures to control devices in your environment. … Read the Full Article >
Livable communities enhance the quality of life of those that live there. They are inclusive, engaging and help provide residents a safe, enjoyable and usable life among their neighbors. Livable communities are made up of a variety of … Read the Full Article >
A nice thought for the day. "When you smile about the life you live, you end up living a life worth smiling about." photo - "Giggles and Wrinkles", Fechi Fajardo, CC BY 2.0 … Read the Full Article >
The potential long term care government policy information in the video below is very important for us as consumers and citizens. The LeadingAge Finance Reform Task Force recently produced a comprehensive report identifying 7 possible … Read the Full Article >
Ageinplace.com is proud to support and promote World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15th, 2014. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was launched on June 15, 2006 by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health … Read the Full Article >
There has been significant growth in technology for seniors over the last few years. Some examples of these include cell phones designed specifically for older adults, software used to make their devices easier-to-use and personal monitoring … Read the Full Article >
Reemo™ is a new product that we're very excited about. Reemo™ allows you to control your home automation system networked devices with interactive gestures using your hands. That may sound a little dull, but trust me, it is far from boring. The … Read the Full Article >
Each and every year millions of older Americans are victims of elder abuse, neglect or exploitation. Elder abuse statistics from the last few years show these people suffer great physical and financial loss as a result of this abuse. For … Read the Full Article >