Types of Grants Available to Seniors for Home Renovations

Learn about the types of grants available to renovate a home. The changes to a home made with these funds can help prepare your home for later life. Renovations to all homes are needed periodically. Everything from kitchen ranges to water heaters need replacing eventually. … [Read more...]

Be Aware of ID Thieves: How to Spot Them and Counter Them

It is sad to say, but older people are often the primary targets of fraudsters. Seen as trusting and a soft touch, liars, scammers, low grade sales reps, ID thieves and even some charities will try to squeeze what they can out of people who are older. Independence is vital … [Read more...]

Elderly Phone Scams

There are a slew of new elderly phone scams being used to trick older people out of money. One such is called the Grandparent Scam. According to True Link Financial, scams like these cost older people an estimated $36 billion in a given year. These new elderly phone scams have … [Read more...]

How to Pay for Aging in Place

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 your home and in-home care may seem … [Read more...]

Automatic Stair Lighting

  Automatic stair lighting is one way to use automation to increase home safety. Stairs are one of the most dangerous places in a home for an older person aging in place. Which is why we're big believers in living on one floor. But, stairs are a reality and making them safe … [Read more...]

Award Winning Universal Design Home Video

  This award winning universal design home comes to us courtesy of the Livable Communities Awards. Located in Pasadena, CA and designed by Jeannine Clark of Mannigan Design, Inc., winner of the award in the Major Space Remodel category. This single level condo, owned by a … [Read more...]

Home Automation Bedroom for Aging in Place

  This home automation bedroom was featured at CEDIA 2012 Expo. The video, entitled, "Home of the Future 2016 - Aging in Place - the Bedroom," highlights aging in place technology to help seniors, elderly and disabled people stay in their homes longer. The technology … [Read more...]