Aging in Place 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...]

Smaart House – Home Automation for Aging in Place With Bijou Lulla

In this episode of Smart Retirement Life, listten in as Mark Hager talks with Bijou Lulla, the Founder and CEO of Smaart House, a technology provider for aging in place in San Diego, CA. He helps people learn how technology can help them stay safe, healthy and comfortable at home, while helping them prepare for later in life. Hear how home automation can help older adults … [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...]

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...]

How GPS Tools Can Help With Aging in Place

In a previous article on useful technologies for seniors, we discussed care benefits and keeping in touch with family, among other topics. In this post I want to expand a little bit on how some modern technologies can assist individuals in these specific areas. Specifically, thanks to modern GPS tools, there are some new and exciting ways for families to more effectively care … [Read more...]