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
I know there is a lot of advice out there about how to live simply. Not all of it will work for you, but some of it will. I’m working hard to simplify our life and so far, it’s been a success. But, sometimes it's a lot of work to get there. Which sounds funny. However, we don’t mind putting … Read the Full Article >
Simplify ... that's a word that has a nice ring to it. The older I get, the more it seems I want to make life more simplistic. Of course, having 3 children really puts a damper on that. Running here and there, picking up and dropping off, … Read the Full Article >
Retirement Your Way on Smart Retirement Life: Ideas - Episode 1 Mark Hager discusses how you can have retirement your way by leveraging the contemporary idea of aging in place and how it can impact people who have not … Read the Full Article >
High blood pressure is a serious and preventable condition. Every February, Americans are reminded to have their blood pressure checked because it is American Heart Month. You can have your heart checked anytime of the year, but designating a … Read the Full Article >
Lifestyle and healthcare technology are some of the hottest topics, especially around this time of the year with the CES having just passed. There have been many tech products in the past few years that promised to change the world or at … Read the Full Article >
Smart home innovations are a hot topic. Nearly every day I hear about a new product or concept. Home automation presents new opportunities for older consumers and their families in the areas of home comfort, safety and lifestyle. I've … Read the Full Article >
So many Boomers have transitioned into a time in their lives when they add to their repertoire of experiences the role of caregiver. I think often this time brings on an awakening of sorts; where yet another set of blinders are peeled back … Read the Full Article >
You make promises to yourself. Sometimes you keep them; sometimes you don't. At the beginning of every year, millions of people make resolutions they already know they won’t stick with. Sometimes we try to trick ourselves that we’ll lose … Read the Full Article >
Yes, you read that right ... 26 gift ideas. The holidays are here, and while you are busy checking things off your list, maybe you paused because you just don’t know what to buy for that special older person in your life. Particularly because … Read the Full Article >
Curb appeal. It's what initially draws someone to your home. It's that look that get's their attention. Most of us want to return to a serene and comfortable home, and it all starts with the outside. But whether you live in a cabin, a … Read the Full Article >
Men's health is a sticky situation. Women often are the health decision makers in the family and are more likely to go to the doctor than men. Women also have a longer life expectancy than men. Although there doesn’t seem to be an exact … Read the Full Article >