Universal design is a concept quickly becoming embraced among homeowners of varying ages. The idea is to start making simple modifications now to your home, enabling you to remain in your home when your daily lifestyle needs and routines change.Read More
The question is, after being the 50- and 60-year beneficiaries of the opportunities and options we inherited, what will we give back to the world? And what will we do with the 20 or 30 extra years that no previous generation has had?Read More
Causing problems with thinking, memory and behavior, Alzheimer's typically develops slowly and worsens over time. As the most common type of dementia, Alzheimer's is not a normal sign of aging. If you suspect a family member or friend is developing Alzheimer's, take a look at these 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's Disease, put together by the Alzheimer's Association.Read More
SimplyHome is pleased to announce that we are expanding our product offerings to now include a Telehealth Suite and a fall detection pendant that is compatible with our Personal Emergency Response Systems.Read More
American retirees these days are gravitating toward the notion of staying put and "aging in place" rather than moving to sunnier climes, new data show.
USA Today reported an AARP study found the overwhelming majority of people 50 years of age and over want to remain in their home and community “for as long as possible.”Read More
This generation of Americans will be well-educated, diverse and fit. Many will be single. They'll have fewer children and more living parents than their predecessors.
The characteristic that will shape our communities most, though is this: They want to age in place. An AARP survey reported that more than 80% of Americans age 45 and older want to remain in their current home as long as possible, even if they need help caring for themselves. Perhaps more important, if they cannot or choose not to remain in their own home, they'd like to live in an attached or small-lot home, ideally with a first-floor master bedroom.Read More
We welcome any and all inquiries about how technology can be used to promote independence. Our process starts with a comprehensive assessment over the phone or in a home, followed by a detailed system recommendation.Read More
Baby boomers have long proclaimed their desire to stay in their homes post-retirement, a practice known as aging in place. They want to stay in the communities where they have friends, know their way around and have a support network. Cities and communities have heard them and many places are preparing for the baby boomer generation. Read this Huffington Post article on eight ways to make this possible.Read More
Giving technology a try means doing research on what you or your loved one actually needs. Are you afraid of falling and not having the ability to call someone? Are you worried about taking medicine on time? Is wandering a concern for you? With the help of family and professionals, it is crucial to decide what your priorities look like.Read More
Listen to what Former First Lady Laura Bush has to say about aging gracefully, her worries of aging and what she is doing to keep her mind sharp.Read More