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
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 page, and the message coming from someone by 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 >
This is showcase is for a whole house Universal Design remodeling project.
Bob and Robin needed a home with enough property to raise Robin’s horses and to accommodate Bob’s wheelchair. They found the perfect plot of land, however the 1940s era … Read the Full Article >
At New Life Bath & Kitchen, we work closely with our clients to align design with functionality.
This bathroom remodeling project in Lompoc, CA was for a senior client with mobility issues that needed an alternative bathing option.
They … Read the Full Article >
Mom’s move can be a daunting task. Whether it’s downsizing to make independent living easier, or transitioning to an assisted living facility, you have a crucial role to play. The more you help with planning, logistics and emotional support, the more … Read the Full Article >