Mark Hager

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Mark Hager is an aging in place thought leader and advocate. He is the founder of AgeInPlace.com, CEO of Age in Place Networks, a leading authority in the aging in place niche and a trusted voice for both consumers and business owners serving older consumers. Over the years, Mark has provided help for thousands of consumers, organizations and small businesses.

Senior Safety with National Night Out

National Night Out takes place on the first Tuesday of August - this year, it’s August 1st. This is a nationwide community event in which you can learn more about police-sponsored programs in your area, such as neighborhood watch groups, drug prevention and safety … [Read more...]

So, When Are You Going to Retire?

Wow, again this week, one of my clients asked me that question. Holy moly, do I look that bad? I ran to the mirror to get some sort of reading that decrepitude had taken over. Nothing has really changed since I looked in the mirror. No sudden hair loss, sagging jowls or … [Read more...]

Elderly Depression Facts: How to Help an Elderly Person With Depression

This recent infographic on elderly depression facts and how to help an elderly person with depression was prepared by Juno Medical. Elderly depression is estimated to be the leading cause of health issues and disability worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. A … [Read more...]

Grabcessories With Scott Blakley, CEO LiveWell Home Safety Solutions

In this episode of Smart Retirement Life, Join Mark Hager as he talks to Scott Blakley, CEO of LiveWell Home Safety Solutions, the parent company of the Grabcessories brand of bathroom safety products. About Scott Blakley: Scott is a Certified Aging In Place Specialist (CAPS), … [Read more...]

Perambulating for Health

My father liked to write letters, stories or words of wisdom. Most of the letters he wrote were to politicians, presidents especially, with recommendations. After he wrote these letters, he threw them away because this was his way of venting. Feeling nostalgic recently, I … [Read more...]

Interview With Bruce Ahmes – BRAK Tub Inventor and Career Renovation Contractor

In this episode of Smart Retirement Life, Mark Hager is joined by Bruce Ahmes, a career home renovation contractor and inventor. Bruce has created and is manufacturing a new bathtub, called the BRAK tub. About Bruce Ahmes: His father was the head structural engineer at … [Read more...]

Leonard Baer, Esq. – Elder Law, Fraud, Financial Abuse – Smart Retirement Life

In this episode of Smart Retirement Life, I’m joined thrilled to be here with Leonard Baer, an attorney whose practice focuses on elder law. Specifically, protecting seniors and their families from financial fraud and abuse. As a practicing attorney, he has been selected for … [Read more...]