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    Staying Home: Aging In Place Now More Than Ever

    If nothing else, this past year has probably got you thinking about where and how you want to live going forward. You’ve probably had more than ample time to consider your four walls and everything else in your living environment, along with the distances you are from the things (and…

    Staying Put: The Financial Costs Of Aging In Place

    The data are quite clear: most of us would rather grow older in our own homes than move to a facility or move in with family members. But the reality is that the home in which you raised your family or to which you downsized may not accommodate your changing…

    Near And Dear: What Aging In Place Will Look Like In The Near Future

    If you’re a caregiver for aging loved ones, you are likely worried about what’s going on when you are not around. And, if you’re someone on the receiving end of caregiving, you likely feel the burden of knowing your loved ones are anxious about your health and well being. But…

    It Takes A Village: Community Networks For Aging In Place

    The data is clear: if given the choice, most people prefer to grow older in their homes and familiar neighborhoods i.e., they want to “age-in-place.” But as we age accommodations often need to be made: Repairs or changes to the environment for safety concerns, assistance in the home for difficult…

    Normal Aging: Memory Problems Are Not Always A Sign Of Dementia

    We’ve all experienced it. Introduced to some new people in a social setting, you feel confused as to who was whom when discussing the gathering later that evening. Or, when asked a question, it takes you longer to retrieve the answer than it previously might have. Or maybe a friend…

    At Home: Have You Done The Planning To Age in Place?

    This past spring, a survey was conducted by The Associated Press and NORC at The University of Chicago to find out whether older adults are worried about “aging in place.” As it turns out, not so much, at least among those who are 65 and older. According to the survey…