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Tips to Help You With Healthy Lifestyle Changes

Few people find it easy to make healthy lifestyle changes, even if the new habits improve their lives. It can be especially difficult in your golden years, as a lifetime’s worth of routines have set in. Still, it is never too late for you to make changes for a healthier life. Tips for healthy lifestyle changes Here are some tips to help you establish healthy lifestyle changes … [Read more...]

What’s the Key to Successful Aging?

Is successful aging a myth? We don't think so. Research tells us that growing old doesn’t have to mean growing frail, tired or melancholy. However, when so many lived experiences are just that, it’s hard to believe successful aging is possible. Sure, you hear stories about octogenarians running marathons, but those are presented as outliers — not achievable feats for the … [Read more...]

Furniture Tips to Help Maximize the Comfort & Safety of Your Home

Furniture tips to help improve your comfort, safety and well-being at home. The Chinese Feng Shui and Indian Vastu Shastra both imply that interior design can affect one’s mood and health. It may sound like superstition, but the Journal of the Association for Psychological Science has actually published a survey that confirms the same notion. A study conducted by Bjorn … [Read more...]

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...]