September 2010

Guest Aging in Place Post- Bree Baldwin

September 28, 2010
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Every two or three years, when my military family moves to a new place, we must learn the culture and customs in our new location.  Just over a year ago, we arrived in Maryland and have noticed an unusual custom peculiar to this area.  Every four months, the Verizon Stork drops a plastic-swaddled phone book… Continue Reading Guest Aging in Place Post- Bree Baldwin

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Livable Commnities Forum

September 24, 2010
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I was lucky to attend a forum on Livable Communities Wednesday, September 22 held by Partners for Livable Communities. Partners has been around for more than three decades. “In 30 years, Partners has become the national leader on issues of livability and better communities.” The Partners model, helping communities with technical assistance, workshops and training,… Continue Reading Livable Commnities Forum

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Your Aging in Place Vision

September 19, 2010
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I had a nice chat with Laurie Orlov, Aging in Place Technology Guru. Laurie writes prolifically at Aging in Place Technology Watch. Our conversation covered personal stuff about our families and parents, our businesses and our passion for the changes we see in the near future. As I dropped her at Union Station I asked… Continue Reading Your Aging in Place Vision

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The Same Aging in Place Page

September 17, 2010
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Eric Dishman is well known and very well respected in the worlds of Aging in Place and Health Technologies.  Eric is the face of Intel’s ethnographic research program on aging and technologies. He is an exciting, authentic speaker. Please watch this ‘TEDMed’  presentation. Fantastic. In just 16 minutes Eric provides a wide ranging hit over… Continue Reading The Same Aging in Place Page

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MetLife Aging in Place Report

September 13, 2010
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I am pleased and excited to announce Aging in Place 2.0, Rethinking Solutions to the Home Care Challenge,  a report from the MetLife Mature Marketing Institute. The report describes Aging in Place 2.0, the extension of current aging in place to the dynamic and collaborative housing and care system I have long advocated in this… Continue Reading MetLife Aging in Place Report

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Good Advice from the Financial Advisor

September 12, 2010
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Rainy Sunday morning in the Washington, DC area. Great time to clear some of the piles on my desk. I came upon a Washington Post article I clipped a while ago. Michelle Singletary is a personal finance writer. I often think her writing is directed at folks younger than me, that I have missed all… Continue Reading Good Advice from the Financial Advisor

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Aging in Place Remodeling- Basic Strategy

September 10, 2010
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I met with a new client today. The project came through a new relationship with a successful contractor I have known for some years. Russ Glickman is adding an accessible remodeling focus, landed a great client and asked me along to put in my two cents. I really like working this way. It is a… Continue Reading Aging in Place Remodeling- Basic Strategy

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Labor Day: Aging in Place, Caregiving & Technology

September 7, 2010

Caregiving mirrors the social security insolvency dilemma in one important respect: the number of older folks who are needy is growing while the supply pool is shrinking. Ezra Klein covers the social security insolvency issue in Sunday’s Washington Post in some detail. One line sticks out, “As Stephen C. Goss, the system’s chief actuary, has… Continue Reading Labor Day: Aging in Place, Caregiving & Technology

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