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
The voice on the other end sounded desperate. "I love my kids, but they're trying to take over my life! Help!" As mediators with a specialty in mediating adult family communication, my partner and I get a lot of calls about aging parents and their kids. More often it's a son or daughter calling. … Read the Full Article >
Few people know that life insurance can be used to help fund their retirement. Many of us purchased life insurance decades ago when we had a salary and were raising a family. However, as we’ve aged, the need for that policy’s coverage has … Read the Full Article >
Dorothy said it right in the Wizard of Oz: There's no place like home. You deserve the dignity and peace of being able to stay in your own home for as long as possible, but in many cases, the financial burden of necessary modifications to … Read the Full Article >
Has a self storage unit become a pain for you to keep up? I rid us of ours for good. Learn how I took charge of this silly waste of money & freed myself. Sentimental value. It’s the downfall of so many of our homes and absolutely fills our … Read the Full Article >
Magazine clutter ... you've finally met your match. I said I would try to find ways to clean up the clutter in our homes. I finally got around to a project that has been in the making for years – and I mean years! Magazine clutter. An evil and … Read the Full Article >
In this episode of Smart Retirement Life we are talking to Steve Kaufman about Quikiks, a new and revolutionary shoe for people who are unable to put on or tie their own shoes. This is the world's first truly hands-free … Read the Full Article >
Want to simplify your laundry? I didn’t know I did. If someone would have told me 6 months ago I'd be making DIY liquid laundry detergent, I would have laughed. I mean really ... who does that? I really didn’t know we were throwing money away … Read the Full Article >
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 … 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 >