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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Aging in Place Articles
It’s hard to argue with the “one touch rule.” I’ve tried to reason why it won’t work for me and, so, I’ve never truly applied it. Recently, I was having a mommy lunch with a friend (no kids allowed – for the 1st time in 4 years) and we had the opportunity to talk about all kinds of things that we … Read the Full Article >
When you read about new tech products, you almost always run into someone who says something along the lines of, "technology is invading our lives." Well, yes; it has. But, I don't know that it is a bad thing. Honestly, tech products can … Read the Full Article >
In this episode of Smart Retirement Life we are talking about FireAvert, a new product that helps protect your family and your home from fires. Mark Hager interviews Peter Thorpe, the Founder of FireAvert, and a career … Read the Full Article >
I’ve simplified both our mornings (and some dinners) with this simple recipe for Good Morning muffins. It’s a combination of several recipes that inspired me to tackle a new muffin that I could freeze and have available at the drop of a hat – … Read the Full Article >
A little while back I stumbled on a very unique service out of Italy called MisterProfessor. The reason it caught my eye was how it addresses two distinct social issues with one service. Namely, young people that are in need of mentoring and … Read the Full Article >
If you're wondering what home automation features could actually support you in your caregiving role, then you're in for a treat. In this article, we're covering home automation that can not only help you're loved on stay at home longer (say, … Read the Full Article >
Home fire hazards pose a very real danger to older people. Losing eyesight, hearing, mobility, and/or memory can heighten the risk of causing a house fire. By taking some precautions, seniors can extend their ability to continue … Read the Full Article >
Everything but the kitchen sink might be a slight exaggeration, but this is still a great tip that I use every day. I said I would share ideas here, even the small ones. Here’s a great tip that can be found all over the Internet, and here’s … Read the Full Article >
Can’t we all just get along? If you’re having trouble working with siblings to care for an aging parent, you may be asking yourself this question. Caring for an elderly parent alone can be complex enough without having to arrive at medical, … Read the Full Article >
Alzheimer's and dementia affect millions of people across the globe. Dementia is not a specific disease, rather a term that is used to associate a number of symptoms, including memory problems or thinking ability that cause a person not to be … Read the Full Article >