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One of the most difficult topics to bring to the table is “Where do you want to live as you get older?” AARP, based on its research, notes that “more than 75% of seniors prefer to age in place; staying in their own homes, continuing to make independent choices and maintain control over their lives.” How many people are we talking about? According to the US Census Bureau, the 65 and over population is expected to increase to 55 million by the year 2020; an increase of nearly 60% over the year 2000 demographic. Baby Boomers, those born between 1946 and 1965, started turning 65 in 2011. Today this generation numbers 77 million, comprises 28% of the total population who own approximately 48% of all homes. We are a demographic with power and money to spend. (…)
Universal Design makes things safer, easier and more convenient for everyone. Universal Design involves designing products and spaces so that they can be used by the widest range of people possible. Universal Design evolved from Accessible Design, a design process that addresses the needs of people with disabilities. Universal Design goes further by recognizing that (…)
Why can’t AGING get a MAJORITY Vote? In the last few years we’ve seen so much time and media go into making the legalization of Marijuana come to fruition by a group that has been bonded together with a common cause for decades, and made a final push to get it through and passed as (…)
According to the Council on Aging, there are over 25,000 accidents each year that occur in and around the tub area. What is aging in place?According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), aging-in-place means remaining in one’s home safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of age, income, or ability level. It means the pleasure (…)