February 2016

Sanders: Aging-in-Place is ‘Civil Rights Issue’

February 18, 2016
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Senior issues haven’t gotten the attention they deserve in the 2016 presidential campaign, according to Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Judging from how many candidates appeared at a recent forum on the topic, he may be right. Attendees got a taste of two candidates’ views on seniors issues at Seniors Decide 2016…”

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Cast YOUR Vote for age-friendly home incentives

February 15, 2016
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You know we need more age friendly homes. I’m taking the first step to put tax incentives for age-friendly home improvements in front of the presidential candidates with my new organization, HomesRenewed.org. We already have incentives for solar collectors and hybrid cars – the next step is incentives for Aging in Place. I’ve done all… Continue Reading Cast YOUR Vote for age-friendly home incentives

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Age-friendly Housing Competition Solves Two Problems

February 9, 2016
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We need more age friendly housing. Most of it will come from our existing housing stock. The most direct and cheapest way to get what we need is to update individual homes. Home Today, Home Tomorrow, a design competition from Home Matters America, is focused on home renovation. With partners AARP, the AARP Foundation and the Wells… Continue Reading Age-friendly Housing Competition Solves Two Problems

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The Big Problem & Paths to Solution

February 3, 2016
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What is the biggest challenge America faces regarding aging? Housing and caring for the growing number of older Americans. Finances, transportation in urban, rural and suburban situations, isolation and attitudes about aging cannot be ignored but if we solve the big problem, Where can older people live with choice, dignity and control as health changes and… Continue Reading The Big Problem & Paths to Solution

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