I was watching a youtube video title: THIS WEEK IN TECH 649: Aging in Place, the show is from the TWiT Network with host “The Tech Guy” Leo Laporte.
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Aging in Place: The IDEA Series
Claude Goodman is wicked smart...Combined with a deep need to come from a place of contribution and a passion for technology,
The aging in place movement embraces a concept known as “visitability” which is defined by 3 basic features:
1. One zero-step entrance, at the front, side, or back of the home
2. All main floor doors (bathrooms too) have at least 32 inches of clear passage space
3. A half bath, preferably a full bath, on the main floor
These elements will make your house a “visitability” home, allowing wheelchair or other mobility challenges to be accommodated.
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Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response....
- July 11, 2015
- By: Patrick Roden PhD
- Category: aging in place technology
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I suppose the pleasure of country life lies really in the eternally renewed evidences of...
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Aging in Place Influencers
At the end of each year I like to acknowledge the people and organizations who have contributed to my increased understanding and experience of aging in general; and aging-in-place specifically.
Those of us in the field of aging in place are really in the business of changing human behavior.
Ester has outlined the following basic Concepts to include in a systems approach to aging in place. From her background as a formally trained designer/environmental Analyst , and gerontologist, she has distilled the essential elements: