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Preventing Medical Emergencies

”We never thought it could happen to us,” this is the commonest response of the people that face an earthquake, fire, or even a medical emergency. They may also wonder if it could be prevented. The answer is”yes.” In fact, much of what will happen in any emergency, including medical emergencies, can be predicted. By […]

5 Nighttime Routines to Improve Sleep in Seniors

5 Nighttime Routines to Improve Sleep in Seniors Building a regular nighttime routine is the best way to train a restless mind to sleep. Following a certain pattern signals the mind that it’s time to sleep and makes falling asleep easier. Insomnia can cause depression, anxiety, stress, and lowered function during the day. With the high […]

What to Consider AHEAD of Hiring a CAPS Architect

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 […]

Prolong your LIFE – The A.I.P. Balance of “Use It or Lose It”!

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 […]

Our WINTER 2013 Newsletter is now AVAILABLE!

Our WINTER 2013 Newsletter is now AVAILABLE! Inside EtMM’s Newsletter – Issue #02 1) Our 1st “Featured Project” Segment: Sharing Aging In Place architecture projects. 2) What’s NEW at EtMM: We’re presenting at ASA in Chicago & Video Blogging! 3) Featured Building / Tech. product – Can your Cabinet Base do “double duty”? 4) Industry Stats […]

ADM Architecture to present “Aging In Place” on the national stage

Aaron D. Murphy, Owner of ADM Architecture and his residential outreach program “Empowering The Mature Mind” have been gaining a lot of national attention this year.  The culmination of this first full year of efforts in getting out the message about Aging In Place as a viable option for folks in their second half of […]

What if DESIGN is DISABLED, not PEOPLE?

I have read a couple of great and thought provoking blogs and articles recently, and saw something inspiring this morning on our local news, that are worth sharing.  They bring up some very valid points that related directly to our stance that “Aging In Place” and Universal Design is really just making things work better […]

Are you a “Retreater”, a “Bulldozer”, or an “Engager” ?

I just listened to an excellent interview online by David Solie, talking to LivHome Co-Founder Mr. Steve Barlam about what the Aging-In-Place industry refers to as “In Home Care”.  Mr. Barlam makes some excellent points and provides great insight and tips on how to approach the conversation with a parent about the beginning of and […]

HONORED, BLESSED and THANKFUL, for ALL OF YOU!

THANK YOU. THANK YOU. THANK YOU! Yesterday we were notified that we received a “TOP SENIOR SITE” award.  Wow, how cool is that?!  We are so thankful for our supporters and online community.  Without YOU, we couldn’t have achieved the level of awareness and the recognition that we were recently awarded.  Out of the TOP […]

Do you have “Stay at Home” Insurance?

There’s insurance for everything else.  Have you considered “stay at home” insurance? You have Insurances for: Home.  Auto.  Life.  Disability. Maybe even Long Term Care. But what about “Aging In Place” Insurance?  Let me re-define this, as “ensure” vs. “insure”, as how to ensure (or greatly increase the likelihood) that you can stay in your […]

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