Home modifications and safely aging in place

Home modifications and safely aging in place
Greetings, and thank you for taking a moment to read this inaugural post!  I’m excited to welcome you to this site, and especially to keeping you informed and up to date on the ever-changing world of safely aging in place. A significant majority of seniors – Boomers and their parents – want to stay in ...

Aging in Place – Who’s in Control?

Aging in Place - Who's in Control?
How does it feel? At some point in time, often due to a trigger event, our seniors end up ceding control to others, usually to their adult children or other relatives.   For those of us who fall into the “other” category, we often are tempted to totally take over their affairs – financial, medical, household – because we ...

Senior Support and Transition celebrates National Senior Move Managers Week!

Senior Support and Transition celebrates National Senior Move Managers Week!
The National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM) has declared May 14-20, 2017 National Senior Move Managers Week. During this recognition week, NASMM and NASMM members around the US, Canada, United Kingdom and Australia are promoting the value of Senior Move Management and Senior Move Managers’ commitment to assisting older adults and their families with ...

Aging in Place – the role of loneliness and social isolation

Aging in Place - the role of loneliness and social isolation
Loneliness and Social Isolation – the third leg in the triad If you’re reading this post, odds are that aging in place for yourself or your loved ones is already your goal.  We’ve looked at major factors that should be considered when deciding if aging in place is a realistic objective, such as home safety ...

Aging in place: the impact of balance and strength

Aging in place: the impact of balance and strength
Balance and Strength Too often, when thinking about aging in place, all we think about is the condition of the home.  Ensuring that one’s casa is conducive to aging in place is a big part of any approach, but we also have to think about the physical condition of our seniors as well.  Assuming one’s ...