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
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), they are generally harder to navigate when you’ve … Read the Full Article >
The Girl Scouts have had an incredible positive influence on the lives of millions of women. And, with good reason: they teach girls to be good citizens and inspire them to be the absolute best they can be. You might think it odd to find … Read the Full Article >
Fire prevention week 2014 is October 5-11. It’s not just a once a year thing. Fire prevention strategies should be implemented all year round. But this October, Fire Prevention Week 2014 (October 5-11) allows us to point out some of the … Read the Full Article >
A look at the Long-Term Care Services and Supports Scorecard, 2014. In the next few years, our nation faces an upsurge of older adults living longer with debilitating chronic conditions. Their need for specialized long-term care will soar … Read the Full Article >
National Centenarians Day, observed every September 22nd, is a national holiday that is set aside to recognize and honor Americans that have lived a century or longer. It wasn't long ago that someone reaching 100 years old was rare. … Read the Full Article >
The new Fibaro home automation system has got us a little more inspired. Their new product series aims to integrate home automation into your life on your terms and, ultimately, improve your lifestyle. Just to be clear, Fibaro does not … Read the Full Article >
Hormones are the body's messengers. These chemicals are secreted by various glands and sent into the blood. The blood transports them to the organs and tissues to make them perform the functions they were designed to do. Hormones and hormone … Read the Full Article >
If you saw our last tiny house movement article, you got to see some of our favorite tiny houses and get an introduction to the benefits of ownership. In this post, we’ll show you more outstanding homes and go over some of the need-to-know … Read the Full Article >
Age in place technology products have been enjoying a lot of media attention as of late. I don't know what consumers feel about some of these new products, since a lot of companies seem to be building things without actually asking people if they … Read the Full Article >