If ya can’t beat em, Join em!

by Louis on October 21, 2014

The senior housing business is both growing and coming out of a slump. Clearly change is in the wind. There is little doubt Long Term Care @HOME  [click to continue…]

{ 0 comments }

Private Pay Long Term Care @ Home

October 16, 2014
Thumbnail image for Private Pay Long Term Care @ Home

We need better choices between medicaid and expensive senior housing and care options.

Read the full article →

Where will boomers live? Harvard says…

September 8, 2014
Thumbnail image for Where will boomers live? Harvard says…

Where will boomers live? The new report by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies and the AARP Foundation says we will live in owner occupied single family homes. Not all but way more than any other housing category. This groundbreaking report corroborates what Aging in Place advocates have known all along. Now we have […]

Read the full article →

Two Stars Come Out

August 25, 2014
Thumbnail image for Two Stars Come Out

I am probably not so odd when I wonder why I am not a star. Then I read a really good book and know I cannot dream of writing that well. Or I listen to Sinatra or watch Meryl Streep and recognize that cream rises to the top. I may want to think it is […]

Read the full article →

Technology and Long Term Care @HOME

July 16, 2014
Thumbnail image for Technology and Long Term Care @HOME

I read Seth Godin’s blog most days. This one is pointing right at us. One key advantage of Long Term Care @HOME (used to be called Aging in Place) is managing service, product human and financial resources efficiently. As in Seth’s example below it is not about the trucks. It is about using the trucks […]

Read the full article →

Aging in Place is the Best Long Term Care Strategy

July 2, 2014
Thumbnail image for Aging in Place is the Best Long Term Care Strategy

Not the only.        Not for everyone.       Just the best. We have been promoting Aging in Place as a thing unto itself, when it is really the most scalable, desirable and economical Long Term Care (LTC) strategy. We have also been looking for a better way to say it then “aging in […]

Read the full article →

Finally!! Wall Street Journal on Long Term Care!

June 18, 2014
Thumbnail image for Finally!!  Wall Street Journal on Long Term Care!

Should we really get excited that a Wall Street Journal columnist is finally noticing the long term care situation? David Blumenthal’s blog: It’s Time to Face the Long-Term-Care Dilemma is a pretty good effort. I would say it is long past time, but this is a start. He describes the size of the problem, the […]

Read the full article →

Aging2.0 – DC event (& much more)

June 5, 2014
Thumbnail image for Aging2.0 – DC event (& much more)

Exciting. That is what people say about Aging2.0 events. There is an event next week in DC. (Sign up here) I went to last month’s Aging2PINT0 event. There was buzz. Some of the usual suspects but also new faces from business, consulting, government, academia and not for profits – relieved to find folks who share their […]

Read the full article →

Telemedicine, Aging in Place, more milk

May 21, 2014
Thumbnail image for Telemedicine, Aging in Place, more milk

I walked the show floor of the American Telemedicine Association Conference in Baltimore Monday. Lots of ER, operating room and hospital products. A few exercise/wellness products. Lots of talk about connection, integration, systems, clouds, etc. I agree with Elizabeth Patterson from Totier, “More new interesting approaches shining light into the black box”. My interest is […]

Read the full article →

Working in aging is like reading ahead

May 15, 2014
Thumbnail image for Working in aging is like reading ahead

I often say my work in the field of aging is a lot like reading ahead in the book. I glimpse many what might happens through the lives and stories of my older clients. Is this why I am more comfortable with the evidence of my aging  – stiff and sore joints and muscles, wrinkled […]

Read the full article →