Aging in Place

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Aging in Place: Emotional Agility

Emotional AgilityI came across a book by Susan David, PhD, that has been of solace during this of change and loss. Emotional Agility is rich in …

Emotions

Live Videos | LIVE: Home Design For “Aging in Place” With Robin Garceau

LIVE: Home Design For “Aging in Place” With Robin Garceau<p>Interior designer and realtor Robin Garceau says as many people want to stay in their home …

Spaces for Life: Tips to prepare your home for aging in place

By Lance McCarthy You’ve probably heard the term Aging In Place. It refers to the growing trend of homeowners who decide to stay in their homes as …

Home Improvement

Company Helps Seniors in ‘Health Care Deserts’ Age in Place

For many seniors, securing access to health care services can be a challenge to aging in place. But for those who live in so-called health care …

Health Care

With a wave of seniors coming, why many are choosing to 'age in place' in Toronto condos

Downsizing seniors are moving into Toronto condos and overcoming challenges by creating communities<p>In less than 20 years, one in four people living …

Toronto

Planning to Age in Place? Find a Contractor Now

“All the carpets are coming up, so they won’t be a trip hazard,” said Ernie MacNeill, walking through the split-level house in Fair Lawn, N.J., that he is remodeling for a client who struggles to walk.<p>Mr. MacNeill also plans to widen a bathroom door to provide better access for a wheelchair or …

Home Improvement

Some baby boomers choose to age in place

Older homeowners are driving increased spending in the home remodeling industry.

Baby Boomers

Aging at Home Will Be Harder With Medicaid Cuts

In 2012, Ti Randall of New York City, who has Alzheimer’s disease, had run out of savings. His Social Security and a veteran’s pension helped cover …

Health Care

The New Aging Dilemma, Growing Older At Home Alone

There’s a hidden segment of the older adult population that the healthcare industry has recently spotted. It’s the aging single group of people 55 and over. They are the aged, community-dwelling individuals who are socially and physically isolated, without an available known family member or …

Health Care

Funding in-home care for aged parents

Young carer walking with the elderly woman in the park<p>Australia lets old people pick the people paid to come into their homes to help them bathe, …

New Zealand News

Will Your Home Be Ready For Aging In Place?

A modest home in the Memphis suburb of Raleigh — a vacant foreclosure — used to be dark inside, an interior that was frankly depressing, recalls David Brown, CEO of Home Matters, a nonprofit based in Washington, D.C., that’s committed to increasing the country’s affordable and accessible housing. …

Universal Design

For increasing number of elderly, there's no place like home

The aging population basically has two choices. It can move to an assisted living community or stick it out at home. For a growing number of seniors, …

Aging-in-place remodeling sees its popularity continue to grow

Dive Brief:<p>More remodelers are completing aging-in-place home improvement projects, with 80% of remodeling firms reporting work in the category in Q4 …

Health

Grey Hair May Predict Heart Disease

Research reveals a link between men with grey hair may and a heightened risk of heart disease. More...

Medicine

INFURNA: Aging is mind over matter

Worried about getting old? I’ve got good news, and bad news. The good news is that people are living longer, healthier lives (thanks to medical …

Older adults may lose ability to manage money and medications

By Carolyn Crist<p>(Reuters Health) - - A large proportion of older Americans will need assistance managing their medicines and finances as they age, …

Expert Q&A

Geriatric psychiatrist Charles “Chip” Reynolds III has for decades been one of Pittsburgh’s and the nation’s leading scholars and<p>Rachael Wonderlin, …

Aging in your own home brings challenges

My aunt and uncle are determined to live out their lives in their own home in Johnson City, Tenn. She is 91. He is 89. They have been together for 67 …

Stringer proposes changes to elder care in city

TimesLedger Newspapers<p>Share on TwitterTweet<p>Share on Facebook<p>Subscribe<p>Get our stories in your inbox, free.<p>Like TimesLedger on Facebook.<p>Email to a …

Adults in post-retirement stay in place or seek amenities

BARBOURSVILLE - After working as Marshall University's registrar for 23 years, Roberta Ferguson is used to rules.<p>That's a big part of why Ferguson …

Seniors worry less about finances and more about memory loss, independence

Americans may be worrying a little too much about the size of their retirement nest eggs and not enough about how they will maintain their …

Health Care

Self-Driving Cars Could Be Boon for Aged, After Initial Hurdles

Single, childless and 68, Steven Gold has begun to think about future mobility and independence. Although in good health, he can foresee a time when he won’t be a confident driver, if he can drive at all. While he hopes to continue to live in his suburban Detroit home, he wonders how he will be …

Transportation

Health care experts say GOP bill would hit aging population particularly hard - Pittsburgh Business Times

"The fact that Medicaid is being restructured is a big concern," he said. "That could be a concern in the short term as the state wrestles with its …

Don't stick your head in the sand – how to prepare for old age

As we live longer, the numbers of people needing care is also soaring. So what help can those trying to access a creaking, cash-starved system expect?<p>When I was 16, I spent two months in Italy with my maternal grandparents – then both 88. My grandmother had fallen over some months previously and …

Health Care

Brain aging linked to common genetic variant

A group of researchers has discovered a genetic variant that appears to have a significant impact on how quickly the brain ages in older people, and …

Freddie Mac: Cash limitations often make aging in place a struggle

Older Americans have usually lived in their residence for many years and want to continue staying there as they age. However, a survey by Freddie Mac …

Weigh pros and cons of 'aging in place'

Q: We are in our late 70s and both in pretty good health. Our children keep hinting to us that we should sell our house and move into some age-based …