Category: Aging in Place

Preparing to Age in Place

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  Many Seniors wish to remain in their homes as they age. Aging in place is a stronger possibility with the right preparations. Read on for how to plan for Aging in Place successfully. “Aging in place” refers to the choice Older Adults make to remain in their homes and communities rather than transition to… Read more »

What is Aging in Place?

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If you value remaining in your home as you live out your retirement years, Aging in Place provides freedom and benefits. Read on for how this retirement option may be the perfect path for you. Is Aging in Place for You? Many of us wish we had a magic wand that we could wave to… Read more »

Senior Services That Support Aging in Place

If you can’t bear the thought of leaving a much-loved home and community, fear not—with a little resourcefulness, you can successfully age in place—as long as you have the right supports in place (and your health needs are manageable). Read on for some ideas on how to create a support system that makes aging in… Read more »

A Fresh Perspective on Organizing your Home for Aging in Place

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Preserving value and making meaning out of clearing space for your comfort and security. As each Autumn rolls around, I find myself motivated by the clear and cooling air outside to further the cause of shaping my abode into the meaningful haven I strive for it to be. As I set my mind toward the… Read more »

Functional Fitness: Keeping Independent as You Age

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Although exercise is no panacea for some of the challenging conditions associated with aging, it’s far and away the best tool we have. Regular physical activity can slow down the loss of muscle mass, help you lose weight, manage your pain, reduce the risk of falls, and help stave off heart disease. Exercise can also… Read more »

Five Important Independent Living Skills for Aging in Place

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Ninety percent of seniors prefer to remain in their own homes during their golden years; however, the reality is that successful independent living requires certain skills. If just one of these vital skills is missing, self-care can be a serious problem, leading to safety, comfort and health issues. Like baking, these ingredients─these skills─combine to help… Read more »

A Checklist for Aging in Place in Nashville

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If you or your loved one is considering aging in place in Nashville, the best advice is this: Be honest and be prepared. A candid assessment of health (both physical and mental) and unique needs helps you determine if aging in place is truly the right choice. If it is, the next step is to… Read more »

Ways to Find a Home Remodeler for Aging in Place in Nashville, TN

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Why Working with a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist May Be Helpful A decade and a half ago, when our kids were young, we added rooms to our home to create more space for family and friends. In our 40s at the time, and with retirement not yet in sight, my wife (an elder care specialist), suggested… Read more »

Smart Home Technology for Seniors

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Today, smart technology makes continuing to live at home a viable solution for many senior adults. Take a look at this information provided by AllConnect.com and discover how automation may help you age in place. Smart home automation can make independent living comfortable and help with the everyday tasks of home management. From smart thermostats… Read more »