The underlying assumption with "aging in place" is that older people are capable of remaining home by choice.
Aging in Place
Nobody longs for the day when they can leave their dream house and move into a nursing home.
The 10 Steps for preparing the Aging in Place Home for Surgical Recovery
Prepare Your Home in Advance
Since patients are likely to spend most of the post-surgery time at home, it is important to prepare the living area so it will better accommodate the process. Preparing the home in advance will make things easier and more comfortable. In the weeks before surgery, patients will want to evaluate their living environment and make the necessary modifications and adjustments for a successful recovery.
Q) What Elements do I need to achieve aging in place?
1. Your health and physical needs: Do physical or mental limits affect your ability to live at home? Are you able to get your health needs met at home?
Guest post by Bill Krumm
Reverse Mortgage for Aging in Place
You would like to continue living in your home, but the money is tight and your home needs some modifications to make that work.
Aging in Place
Leaving a Clutter-Free Legacy is one of the most loving gifts seniors can give their adult children…
The paradox is that in order to stay the same, that is aging in place, you must embrace change: the aging body and the accompanying modifications to the built environment to accommodate it.
The threats to aging in place are many, from falls to unforgiving obstacles in the built environment; most can be addressed by planning and follow through. But there are those that come out of left-field, unexpected and truly inhumane, targeting decent and trusting older adults. Protect the ones you love—Talk to your folks, remind them about scams, not to instill fear, but to empower them to continue to live in home at peace.
American Society on Aging Applied: Small Steps Big Message Aging in place is, and always has been, contextual—that is, it happens in community. Those who narrowly define the concept to four walls are an essentially limiting the eco-system in which human aging occurs.
Those of us in the field of aging in place are really in the business of changing human behavior.