January 2011

What should YOU do to Age in Place?

January 31, 2011
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I was recently in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada giving presentations to the Nova Scotia Home Builder’s Association and for a collaboration of the Nova Scotia Department of Seniors and an innovative local business, Home Safe Living. A question asked at the Nova Scotia Seniors program prompted this entry. “What do you want us to do?”… Continue Reading What should YOU do to Age in Place?

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Is Caregiving a Housing Issue?

January 23, 2011

In writing and thinking on Aging in Place I sometimes find valuable gems on my computer. I wrote the following article for the Washington Jewish Week a few years ago when I was on the board of the Jewish Council for the Aging. I think the points are still valid. This series is about housing. … Continue Reading Is Caregiving a Housing Issue?

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Martin Luther King and Aging in Place

January 17, 2011
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Let Freedom Ring! Aging in Place is about respect, dignity, control, independence. The choice of home, the timing and content of meals, the time you go to bed and the scheduling of visitors are the currency of self respect. The way we treat our older citizens is one way we can measure our success as… Continue Reading Martin Luther King and Aging in Place

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Aging in Place 2011 Edition!

January 11, 2011
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The big Aging in Place news in 2010 was the release of Aging in Place 2.0 Rethinking Solutions to the Home Care Challenge. MetLife Mature Marketing Institute published the report I wrote to provide us all a starting point for creating the future. That work will continue this year with the founding of the Aging… Continue Reading Aging in Place 2011 Edition!

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Who is the Competition for Aging in Place?

January 5, 2011
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Who is the competition for Aging in Place? All forms of service enriched senior housing. That includes ‘independent living’, congregant housing, Continuing Care Retirement Communities and the many forms of assisted living. What are the differences?

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