a level of independence within their community, a space to cultivate their own uniqueness, and to preserve their natural daily rituals and routines (their biorhythms/natural flow if you will). This defines aging in place for many.
But it's the older adult who is rendered infinitely more vulnerable and is more likely to perish in disasters than any other groups.
...but the kind of risks of authenticity and voice. In the spirit of bringing more of the self into the equation.
Elder wisdom to address the question of planning for and knowing when it is time to leave our homes,
In an essay by Rollo May, he once wrote "creativity is the answer to aging" (Berman and Goldman, 1992, p.188). May's statement is the fundamental assumption for what I like to call Possibility Aging.
I took my elderly relatives on a "long weekend" outing to bring some joy and new experiences to their lives.
I've spent 45 years working in the field of aging and I actually worked for Robert Butler,
Aging in place can be further defined by the following-
Aging in place is much more than being in an environment of choice as one gets older,
- May 25, 2016
- By: Patrick Roden PhD
- Category: Aging
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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.