Aging in Place: Reminder Rosie

The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity. -Leo Tolstoy Aging in Place I’m frequently asked to endorse so-called “products for Aging in place,” in fact, every week I come across a new high-tech snake-oil device with lots of hype but little substance. *REMINDER ROSIE is different…I got to know  Gary Rotman, Inventor and Founder of Life […]

Aging in Place: Niche Retirement

It’s called “Legend’s Landing” an assisted living center for aging Hall of Fame football players. “It’s part business, part nostalgia and part a sense of responsibility to ballplayers whose bodies — and possibly brains — have been bruised by the game,” says David Baker, President of the Football Hall of Fame. Social Gerontologist, Ed Rosenberg who studies athletes in transition, thinks the Hall of Fame retirement center has some merit.

The Meaning of Ageing in Place

From The Gerontologist published October 7, 2011, I read a research article title: The Meaning of “Ageing in Place” to Older People. The study was an attempt to illuminate the concept of “ageing in place” in terms of functional, symbolic, and emotional attachments and meanings of homes, neighborhoods, and communities (p.1). The researchers were attempting to get at the heart of how older people understand the meaning of “ageing in place.”

Aging in Place Influencers for 2014

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At the end of each year I think deeply about who influenced me over the past year concerning my purpose of helping others with Aging in Place. This year’s group is different from those of the past because it includes not just individuals, but groups too (including relatives); and there is even a NEGATIVE influencer this year as well. As always I wish to include a disclaimer–the list is not meant to be exhaustive, in fact, it often falls sort. But if you feel you’ve had an impact and I’ve left you out–please make contact and set me straight!