Aging in Place

“Aging in place” is a term used to describe a person living in the residence of their choice, for as long as they are able, as they age. This includes being able to have any services (or other support) they might need over time as their needs change. “Aging in place” is a term used [...]

Home, Safe Home

Home is where people feel the most comfortable. However, with an increasing number of older adults living independently or with in-home care, it is imperative to make sure that their home is not just comfortable, but also safe. Falls, burns and poisonings are some of the most common accidents burdening older people. If you are [...]

National Aging in Place Week

According to an American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) 2015 study, nearly 90 percent of seniors want to stay in their own homes as they age. National Aging in Place Week, which takes place this week (October 16-21, 2017), is an effort to spread awareness about the need for livable communities and resources to help [...]

Aging in Place: The Heart of What We Do

National Aging in Place Week is this week, October 12-20, 2015. The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) defines aging in place as “the ability to live in one’s own home and community safely, independently and comfortably, regardless of age, income or ability level.” According to the Journal of Housing for the Elderly, it [...]