September 2013

Fall Prevention Awareness Week

September 30, 2013
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It was Fall Prevention Awareness Week September 22-28,2013.  D C activities were coordinated by the DC Falls Free Coalition, headed and organized very ably by Tori Goldhammer of Living at Home Consultations. I did a presentation to a real nice group of folks at the Hattie Holmes Senior Wellness Center. I pulled the presentation together from… Continue Reading Fall Prevention Awareness Week

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Solar Shines on Aging in Place

September 10, 2013
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The popular ideas called sustainability are consistent with aging in place. A home that remains useful and supportive for a long time is the very definition of sustainable. (resources not used up as they are used) Mores specifically a ‘green’ fuel efficient house also shelters residents, more significant to those with fixed incomes, from increasing… Continue Reading Solar Shines on Aging in Place

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Labor Day & Aging in Place

September 3, 2013
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My Labor Day thoughts turned to caregivers. We know how important they are to caring for our loved ones in our homes, in their homes or in housing facilities. We know they are often so appreciated as they ‘join’ our families for critical, emotionally charged portions of our lives. Yet despite shortages, care workers are… Continue Reading Labor Day & Aging in Place

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