“When Speaking Of ‘Access,’ There Are Many Different Meanings”

When we hear the word “access” or talk about “accessibility,” we might think we know what we mean and that others have a good idea of our meaning also. However, there are several different meanings and ways to apply the term “access” when talking about our aging-in-place businesses. Probably the first thing that comes to… Read more »

“We Tend To Filter What We See Based On Our Experiences”

One of the challenges in helping people create effective aging in place living environments is seeing what actually is present versus overlooking things in front of us or seeing them based on a set of filters we may not even realize we have. Our clients are doing this already and may unduly influence what we… Read more »

“Familiarity Is A Very Strong Reason For Aging-In-Place”

There are many reasons why people overwhelming choose or elect to remain living where they are as they grow older. Some do it by default – just never really giving it much thought but just continuing to remain where they are. Most people want to remain where they are because they are not interested in… Read more »

“Creating A Budget For Aging-In-Place Home Improvements”

Whether we’re talking about a simple solution or a fairly major home improvement project, there are many factors and variables to be considered before a budget can be determined and a course of action can be agreed upon – whether the homeowner is doing the work themselves or someone like us (an aging-in-place professional or… Read more »

“There Are No Textbook Solutions For Aging-In-Place Considerations”

Creating aging in place solutions is as varied as the people who require them. It certainly is not a one-size-fits-all type of modification – not even for similar needs and requirements. Each case is different, and so are the approaches used. This is what makes providing aging-in-place solutions so exciting as well as challenging. While… Read more »

“Aging, In Place, Versus Aging-In-Place – The Difference”

As aging in place professionals, we seek out people we can work with who want to live in their current homes without needing to move from them as the years go by. They may or may not have any limiting conditions that currently are being met by those homes. That really isn’t the point. We… Read more »

“Are We Losing The Battle For Safety In The Home?”

We know just how important it is for people to feel safe and secure in their homes – especially as they are aging and possibly living without close relatives nearby. They may not know their neighbors that well either. All that said, just how safe are the homes people live in, and are we winning,… Read more »

“Security Takes On Many Forms As We Age-In-Place”

Security is something that is on people’s minds often, if not constantly. They want to both be and feel secure in public and in their homes. They want to know that they will be safe whether they are out and about or relaxing at home. Over the past several years, gated communities have become popular…. Read more »