Nearly 90, Albany’s Ann Aylward has no plans to retire

Some young people start counting the days until they can retire on their first day of work. Not Ann Aylward, who turns 90 on Thursday.

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Are You Ready to Start Thinking About Aging in Place?

Are You Ready to Start Thinking About Aging in Place?

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Aging in Place: With a Name Like Funk He Has to be Good

Scott is in Vermont, and has a different take on aging in place than most folks who write on the topic.

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Aging in Place: Listening to Seniors

The book Independent for Life: Homes and Neighborhoods for an Aging America (University of Texas Press, 2012) is one of the most comprehensive works on the topic of aging-in-place I’ve ever read.

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Aging in Place: Empathetic Design and Seeing with all the Senses

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I recently had the pleasure, and may I say the “delight” to hear Chris Downey as a Key Note Speaker at the Environments for Aging Conference

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Aging in Place: Life-Span Design

Aging in Place

Universal Design is LifeSpan Design. The late Michel Philibert, a French philosopher and gerontologist, once proposed that we are at the dawn of a new understanding

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Aging in Place: The Architecture of Happiness

They will never nurture the unique expression of the self ( in gerontology we call it Continuity of Self) that is a home created over time that reflects who we have been, who we are, and who we will become…Only Aging in Place can really do that.

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Senior Housing Globalized

Aging in Place: Senior Housing Globalized

In 1999 I read a book by Peter G. Peterson titled: Gray Dawn, it was an apocalyptic view of the coming “global aging crisis.”

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