Everyone dreams of finding that perfect parking space just outside the entrance to the restaurant, mall or grocery store.
But for some people, this kind of accessibility is a necessity rather than a luxury. Continue reading "How to Get a Handicap Parking Permit in PA"
If you’re like us, you – or your kids — grew up watching The Jetsons, and its futuristic world with flying cars, robot housekeepers and video phones.
And while we may not be able to fly to the grocery store, many of things that seemed like science fiction back in the 1960s are just a part of everyday life now Continue reading "Smart Homes for Aging in Place"
If you or a loved one is dealing with mobility issues, tools such as wheelchair ramps, stair lifts and chairlifts can offer you new levels of safety and independence. Continue reading "How to Build a Wheelchair Ramp"
Does Medicare pay for stair lifts?
The short answer is “No,” but that’s also not a very helpful answer. And we want to be helpful.
That’s why we want to use this blog post to explore some of the ways you can pay for a stair lift. Continue reading "Does Medicare Pay for Stair Lifts?"
What do you picture when you hear the word “retirement”?
Socializing? Traveling? Volunteering? Getting another job? Continue reading "Retirement is Not the End of the Road for Seniors"
Whenever the old year ends and the new one begins, a lot of us are compelled to make resolutions. Even if these promises don’t last, we end the year pledging to live better, do better, be better.
And while you think that making resolutions is a young man’s – or young woman’s – game, we’d respectfully disagree.
Here are some New Year’s resolutions for seniors you may want to consider this December 31, a list of health and safety tips to help you have a happier, healthier 2018. Continue reading "Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Seniors"
If you asked them, most people over 75 would tell you they’d rather spend their final years at home instead of in an assisted living facility or retirement community. Continue reading "Aging in Place Design Ideas Checklist"
“Oh, you don’t have to get me anything.”
How many times have you heard that from a parent or grandparent when the holidays approach? Continue reading "Holiday Gift Ideas for Seniors"
Contrary to some beliefs, America’s seniors are a diverse group. But no matter where they live, how they worship or who they vote for, America’s senior citizens tend to have one thing in common: they like the idea of aging in place. The senior safety tips below will help make that possible.
In other words, they want to remain in their home as they get older. Continue reading "Autumn Senior Safety Tips – Part #1"