Aging in Place The IDEA Series
Influence may be the highest level of human skills. ~Author Unknown Aging in Place...
Aging in place Influencers for 2016
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.
Aging in Place The IDEA Series: The Dirtiest Word in Personal Finance and Why You Really Need it if You are Serious about Aging in Place!
When Patrick asked me to write a “take a risk” article on aging-in-place, I decided I would reveal the truth about what has become the dirtiest word in financial planning. Here it is: ‘annuities.’
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.
Aging in Place
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!
The aging population in general, and aging boomer women specifically (niche), will provide unlimited opportunity for savvy-trend-aware entrepreneurs; particularly women who know what other women want and need. Goods and services will need to be taken to aging boomer women in suburbia—and who better do provide it than someone who has walked a mile in your shoes…
The line “Aging in Place” is quickly becoming a house-hold term as boomers experience what it entails to keep elderly parents buoyant.