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
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 active and healthy.In a perfect world, you … 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 >
Join Mark Hager as he talks with Dustin Jones, PT. Dustin is a home health Physical Therapist, with a background in athletic training, fitness, and orthopedics.He works to bridge the gap between fitness and rehab for older … Read the Full Article >
Searching for your dream home for aging in place is one of the biggest steps you’ll take in life, and it involves a number of important decisions. Will you relocate from your current community? What features must your new home have? How much are you … Read the Full Article >
Do you feel like you've already had the best years of your life? Or, are you still creating it as you go along ... filling each day with new experiences, learning, giving and living?We've all heard people talk about their retirement experience; … Read the Full Article >
Some memory loss is expected as our loved ones get older; it’s a natural part of the aging process.Suddenly, it seems, names can be a little harder to recall, misplaced items a little harder to find. The occasional forgotten appointment, the car … Read the Full Article >
You regularly hear in the news about people who are living long lives. Not a month goes by that you don't hear about people all over the world living to be 100 years old.It is still neat to hear about them, the lives they've led, and the … Read the Full Article >