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
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, an aging parent), but also help you rest a little … 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 >
It's tough to organize your life. Well, at least for me it was. With all of the “stuff” (there’s the “S” word again) rolling around in our brains and sticky notes cluttering the refrigerator and reminders, pill boxes and business cards … Read the Full Article >
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. … 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 >