Aging in Place is Contextual
Aging in Place The IDEA Series
Aging in place Influencers for 2016
Elder wisdom to address the question of planning for and knowing when it is time to leave our homes,
I took my elderly relatives on a "long weekend" outing to bring some joy and new experiences to their lives.
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.
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.”
A different language is a different vision of life. – Federico Fellini, film director and...
I used to dream about escaping my ordinary life, but my life was never...
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.