Lifestyle Archives - Aging in Place

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...]

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...]

Will Empty Spaces Affect Your Aging?

I was working with a client not long ago who afforded me one of those "epiphany" moments. We were diligently rearranging her kitchen because she felt it difficult to work in. She said she could not find the things she needed when she needed them, items were scattered about and nothing seemed to have any order. Once we reorganized everything, she ended up with a totally empty … [Read more...]