5 Hidden Costs of Aging in Place

Aging in place means being able to live in your own home and community safely, independently and comfortably. Some older people might consider moving into an assisted living facility or a newer home with amenities designed to make aging in place easier. However, you may wish to stay in your own home and make changes so you’ll be comfortable there for the long … [Read more...]

Mark Hager on HSN Connected Life with Brett Chukerman

Mark Hager, Founder of AgeInPlace.com was invited to be a guest expert on the Connected Life show on the Home Shopping Network (HSN). In this two-hour segment, Mark talked about the idea of aging in place with host Brett Chukerman. With a focus on how people can begin preparing their lives and homes for the future. We applaud the team at HSN for their desire to bring … [Read more...]

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 information. Accompanied by food, music and safety demonstrations by local emergency personnel, National Night … [Read more...]

Water Conservation: Good for the Environment and Your Retirement Too

By now, we all know water conservation is the right environmental choice. The less water you use, the less energy is needed to pump water from a central facility into your home. The less water you use, the more water is available for everyone. This is especially important in some regions, where there are competing needs for water. Plus, using less water benefits the plants, … [Read more...]

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. Paint is needed every few years. New energy efficient appliances roll out and can be boons for seniors … [Read more...]