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Making your home and your life more accessible doesn't have to start with a massive renovation. One of the easiest ways for patients to achieve more independence as they age is to start becoming friends with the technology that will become ever-more important as they...
It may surprise you to know that baby boomers make up over half of the home renovation market. Many of the adjustments necessary to make your home accessible are simple, and should be done before you actually need them. If you're not sure where to start, check out our...
94% of seniors want to age in place but many aren’t sure what that looks like or how to remain in the homes they have lived in for their entire lives.… Read More
Reading Eagle: For contractors, CAPS certification vital for making home aging-in-place modifications
If you're thinking of renovating your home to make it more accessible, there are dozens of things to consider before starting your project. You'll want to invest in hiring a contractor that knows what they're looking for, and understands what kind of things you will...
Technology is advancing at breakneck speed, and this is good news for those of us who will need help with accessibility as we age. … Read More
Most seniors want to grow old in their own home, but what if that home doesn’t meet their needs as they age? Sometimes a home place can be adapted, but in other cases moving may be a better option. “We know how important it is for older adults to feel a sense of...
43 per cent of seniors aged 65 and over have a disability, or there are more than 1.76 million Canadians aged 65 and over who are living with one. Seniors may experience a number of disability issues including hearing and eyesight loss, mobility issues (the major...
The federal government will heed the calls of Canada's disabled community and amend the country's first piece of national accessibility legislation to include some of the changes they sought, the minister spearheading the effort said Thursday. The bill, initially...
According to new data coming out of USC, the desire to move after age 55 basically flat-lines, having peaked in the early 20s, but nobody needed a study to make that kind of assertion. … Read More
Accessibility has a long way to go before making into the mainstream thought processes of developers around the world. … Read More
Who I Am
My name is Dr. Murray Waldman. I am a 71-year-old recently retired former rehabilitation physician. … Read More
What are the three best things about having Alzheimer’s disease?… Read More
This is the story of four men – Alan, Bob, Chuck and Dan.… Read More
New AARP research found that just like past generations, 8 of 10 baby boomers, the first of whom began turning 65 on Jan. 1, are happy right where they are and don’t want to move. … Read More
Many older adults have spent decades raising families in their homes and want to remain in the home where they’ve created so many cherished memories as long as they can. … Read More
From wide entryways to motion sensor lighting… Read More
Great article from Lowe’s on how to make your home more accessible as you age. … Read More
The phrase “aging in place” has been coined to describe the ability of seniors to live in the residence of their choosing… Read More