Are you not sure how to get started on housing decisions for aging well? Have you felt overwhelmed trying to decide whether you stay home or make a move to something smaller or more maintenance free? You may be unsure about options to consider or worried about which option is best for you. Many ... » Learn More about How to get started on housing decisions
Age Well At Home
Balcony gardens are a great way to keep gardening when you move into a condo building or retirement living. I see many older adults mourn the loss of their large gardens when having to make a move. Are you feeling like you won't be able to go out in an evening and sit in your garden? Do you feel you ... » Learn More about Balcony Gardens For Your Next Home
Planning renovations to age in place can be difficult to coordinate and prioritize. When I go into someone's home for an age in place assessment, I start with learning their aging goals, imminent health concerns and timeline they wish to remain in the home for. Below, I'll outline a simple ... » Learn More about Planning Renovations to Age in Place
Did you know that home automation is essentially age in place technology? Home automation that is designed to make our lives easier can also help us to age easier! Do you usually pass by someone doing a technology demo? Next time, stop and learn if it can have a benefit for you. When planning ... » Learn More about 5 Age In Place Technology Devices For Your Home
Most of us have this fall hazard in our homes and probably never think about the dangers it may cause. This fall hazard is in most living rooms throughout the country. Have you figured it out yet? It is our coffee tables, the worst fall hazard other than stairs and throw rugs. So why is a coffee ... » Learn More about The ‘Not So Hidden’ Fall Hazard
These 10 easy age in place tips can be put into place long before you need them. These small changes to your home can promote safety and ease of getting around. Active aging is about being involved early in decisions to improve your safety and well-being later in life. Take a look at these 10 ideas ... » Learn More about 10 Easy Age In Place Tips
Our sprawling cities that give us a quiet life in the suburbs become a problem if you couldn't drive tomorrow. What would that look like - if you broke your leg, got a concussion, had a stroke or heart attack? Do you have a plan if you couldn't drive tomorrow? I work with older adults who often ... » Learn More about What if you couldn’t drive tomorrow?