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Challenge: Aging Population + Longevity

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The National Aging in Place Council, at its 2015 Annual Meeting, spent a lot of time on a number of issues that our society, as a whole, and elders in particular are facing. The meeting report is well worth reading, … Continue reading

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Yes! Planning is Good!

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An article in NowItCounts.com absolutely nails it! I have been poking and prodding and nagging at folks, in this blog and elsewhere, to take planning for the aging experience much more seriously than most people do. Well, along comes this … Continue reading

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Elders, Doctors and Driving

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I recently read a depressing article on agingcare.com, entitled, “Why Doctors Don’t Like to Discuss Driving with Older Patients“. It is depressing to me and to those of us at Support For Home In-Home Care because we have seen it … Continue reading

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There Is More Than One “Conversation”

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Bonnie D. Kupperman, Executive Editor of My Senior Portal, recently published an article called, “The Conversation.” The topic of that conversation is to determine the end of life wishes of parents and other elder loved ones. It is a very … Continue reading

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A Little Introspection is Good

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I have a radio interview coming up in a couple of weeks, and the host sent out an information request with some very thought provoking, interesting questions. It is not always comfortable talking about yourself, but the questions were so … Continue reading

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Yes, Aging at Home Costs Money

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Market Watch, of The Wall Street Journal, recently published an article on the financial costs of aging in place (in our homes). As the article points out, “Because so many people want to stay put during retirement, it’s becoming more … Continue reading

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Aging in Place Is Not a Fantasy

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Every day we see studies pointing to the great majority of folks who want to stay in their homes as they age.  Yes, as I have pointed out before, assisted living can be great for some people, especially those for … Continue reading