August 2007

Independent Living Strategy

August 24, 2007

My foundation skill, developed over the past 19 years, is helping families and individuals make over their homes to better match their personal abilities and conditions, enabling them to live in their homes more easily. When I started down this path the idea seemed so good and obvious, especially in view of the booming senior… Continue Reading Independent Living Strategy

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Namaste: Yoga and Aging

August 22, 2007

I have been enjoying the same yoga teacher, John Schumacher of Unity Woods in Bethesda, for more than 25 years. It is always good to have other teachers, I learn plenty from occasional substitutes and in makeup classes. Yet, John and I have grown quite a bit together. He is my teacher but also a… Continue Reading Namaste: Yoga and Aging

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Builders, Developers and Universal Design #1

August 21, 2007

Builders use market studies to define the expected buyers for their products. There is good reason. Product development takes time and costs money. Building is expensive. The risks are high. Anyone investing time, money, effort and reputation on a product that takes so long from conception to market needs to feel secure that a buyer… Continue Reading Builders, Developers and Universal Design #1

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New York Times article on Aging in Place

August 16, 2007

The August 14, 2007 News York Times front page story on village communities for older residents is a strong indicator that Aging in Place is becoming current. It is also a good opportunity for me to start this blog I have been planning for the past few months. Why is Aging in Place so important?… Continue Reading New York Times article on Aging in Place

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