In the wake of the horrific images coming out this evening from the areas around the city of Moore, Oklahoma, we have many questions. It’s to be expected that we mourn, reflect, and consider what could have been different. It’s also normal that we think long and hard about how we could do anything to [...]
If you’ve watched a football game in the last two years, you’ve seen the M&M commercials with the song “I’m Sexy and I Know It” as the backdrop to the boy piece of candy dancing at a party, and trying to get the attention of the ladies. (It’s pretty darn funny, you should watch it [...]
Whew, what a week we had in Chicago! Amazing. Inspiring. Exciting… Connecting. Presenting. Experiencing… Exhausting. That about sums up the “What’s Next Boomer Summit” and the American Society on Aging 2013 “Aging In America” national conference last week in Chicago 3/12 to 3/16. A whirlwind of new information, new businesses, new connections, and new opportunities [...]
Here come those two words again… PARADIGM SHIFT.
If we are going to act in time, we have to act now! Residential housing is not prepared for the Silver Tsunami. New Construction by builders aren’t considering ADAPTABLE houses that can be modified for better accessibility design and modifications in the future. Existing housing stock isn’t designed [...]
We’re so happy to see the technology sector taking the “bull by the horns” and leading the way in thinking about better ways to make “Aging In Place” a success at home. One of the leaders of this movement and probably the person that has the best pulse on it all, is a colleague with [...]
The need for “Forever Homes” is a watched pot that is quickly coming to a BOIL. OUR ENTIRE SOCIETY IS AT STAKE.
We’ve spoken this common theme as an interweaving thread throughout most of our blog posts in one way or another, taking a look at the situation, the challenges, and the vast opportunities from many different angles [...]
“New to the aging in place world (in the last few years, and truly breaking into the scene full force in 2012) is Aaron D. Murphy; he is an entrepreneur (loving father of 2 beautiful kids) and an Architect focused on Aging-In-Place and Empowering the Mature Mind. Speaker, Radio Host, Educator – PASSIONATE! Aaron has energy, [...]
It’s sure nice to see the senior housing industry admitting what we REALLY WANT.
I just read this article this morning, and I had to share it with our community! 8 trends shaping today’s senior housing is a great article covering what’s happening in our industry related to senior housing. BUT, let’s take a look at the math [...]
For those of you that are truly intrigued and fascinated by the changing world around us and the wave of “Aging In Place” for our future, I’m going to recommend that you block out the time and actually watch this YouTube video in its entirety (1:27 long) if you want some of the in-depth knowledge [...]
We all know the song, we all know the lyrics, and we ALL know the BAND. Heck, I was probably wetting my bed at 2 years old, while this song was blasting in my parents married student housing apartment unit in West Lafayette, Indiana some weekend as they were both back at Purdue University to [...]