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 [...]
So if 89% of those polled by AARP favor “Aging-In-Place” as a first priority and preference, but we are still near the bottom of a long and slow recovery in the real estate market that in some areas depreciated homes upwards of 30% in value 4-5 years ago, what are the best ways we can [...]
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 [...]
Which came first, the Chicken or the Egg? It’s an age-old concept of theoretical discussion of what is the CAUSE, and what is the EFFECT. At some level maybe it’s intended to be rhetorical. There is a lot of rhetoric surrounding the Baby Boomers, and this “Silver Tsunami” that is coming ashore in the U.S. [...]
Before a CAPS Certified Architect (or a home designer) is brought on board to do an in-home assessment or is tasked with designing a solution for successful “Aging In Place” allowing you, your parent/s, or your caregiving client to stay in their own home, please have the following information answered in your own mind, and [...]
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, [...]
I read a bright and concise blog this week by Dr. Patrick Roden, titled The Up-Side Risk of Aging in Place. As a PhD in Gerentology, a registered nurse, and also CEO of AgingInPlace.com (a domain he was forward-thinking enough to have purchased 14 years ago!), he’s well versed in the topic and a thought leader [...]
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 [...]