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...]

Retirement Your Way. Start With These Ideas.

Mark Hager discusses how you can have retirement your way by leveraging the contemporary idea of aging in place and how it can impact people who have not yet retired. Retirement planning is about more than just money. Yes, that is a big part, but can't be your only focus if you want to have the life you dream of after you retire. The potential to radically improve your life … [Read more...]

6 Things You Have to Know for Successful Aging in Place

  In this video, Mark Hager discusses 6 ideas you need to understand for successful aging in place. Great for your personal planning or for a friend. It can help you achieve your age in place goals. Please share with your friends, relatives or online networks.   We've included the full video below, as well as the complete article that details each of the points in … [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...]

Slip & Fall Accidents

  People don’t just fall because they become elderly. There are many factors involved. A slip & fall accident may seem unlikely to happen, but slip and fall accidents can occur at any age in any home with a higher risk for the elderly (and seniors aging in place). In fact, 1 in 3 adults age 65 and older fall each year, reports the Center for Disease Control and … [Read more...]