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6 Tips to Get Your Home Ready for “Aging in Place

April 16, 2015 in Featured, Home Improvements

By Patricia Mertz Esswein, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance 


1. It pays to retrofit. Basic design and structural modifications to a one-story home cost an average of $9,000 to $12,000, according to The MetLife Report on Aging in Place 2.0. 444 more words

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Earth Day For Everyone: Young and Old

Today I have Earth Day on my mind…one of my favorite holidays since middle school. But, lately, I mostly have had aging on my mind. No, I’m not going to discuss my latest favorite anti-wrinkle serum! 360 more words

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Mind Your Elders

I’m getting some pushback about the term Olderhood. “Why not Elderhood” “Why or Seniorhood” I am asked. “I don’t want to be old.” they tell me. 312 more words


The Magic of Music and Dementia

A pretty universal pleasure is listening to music.  I have yet to meet someone who doesn’t enjoy listening to music, each to his or her own style.   548 more words


USA Today Look at Aging in Place Via Recent Age Wave Study

And finds most older adults want to age in place, saying the emotional attachment to their home is more important than its financial value. 52 more words