Behind Closed Doors Elderly Care Exposed – Elder Abuse on the BBC

  If you have not seen the Behind Closed Doors Elderly Care Exposed Panorama documentary on the BBC, be warned. It shows elder abuse and neglect, contains strong language and commentary about these terrible acts in caregiving situations. I've heard and read many comments about this piece, ranging from people thinking it was done to sensationalize the problem to it … [Read more...]

Long Term Care Facts – Infographic

  This long term care facts infographic is part of our series, "Why we have to figure out aging in place". In the series, we are exploring topics that relate to aging in place which we feel are going to be major obstacles for people. Specifically, things that are going to affect the quality of life for older folks in the United States in the coming years. With … [Read more...]

Accessible Showers

Accessible showers should be part of any aging in place bathroom remodeling project, due to the fact they can be built to be accessible for anyone; including those who are in a wheelchair. These showers are designed to not only provide for a person's safety in the shower through no or low-lip entries, grab bars, non-slip flooring, etc. A bathroom that is designed properly … [Read more...]