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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 […]

EtMM: Now a National Thought Leader group – LinkedIn

Empowering The Mature Mind – now a LinkedIn Group! EtMM has created a specialized group on LinkedIn, for posting and discussion from those we consider some of the best industry thought leaders on “Aging In Place” and related professions that are crucial to a successful “FULL SYSTEMS” and TEAM approach to Aging-In-Place solutions for our […]

Empowering Developers via Science & Psychology

As a result of communication through Linked in yesterday, commenting on a great article posted by a colleague, I ended up on the phone that afternoon for an extensive and impromptu discussion that lasted over an hour.  I was speaking with the brilliant Mr. Steven J. Orfield, owner and founder of Orfield Laboratories, Inc. in […]

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 […]

Keep your PET, Keep your GARDEN, Keep your SMILE!

Listen Now: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] We had a great podcast interview today with a bright and passionate man named Ronny Wiskin.  He’s the Co-Founder of www.ReliAbleLiving.com and he’s just opening a new showroom and teaching facility in the Toronto, Ontario area in Canada.  Our conversation was exciting, passionate, and we clearly share thedesire […]

EtMM talks “Retirement Planning” with Parker Financial

Interview: w/ Mr. Jason Parker, Parker Financial –  Listen now: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] EtMM had an exciting conversation about a topic that is crucial to our demographic and client community, ie. financial planning and wealth management for the 50+ folks that both of our organizations and business models serve.  Mr. Parker and EtMM […]

EtMM talks “OT’s Role” w/ Gerry Cherney of IndeBoom

Interview: w/ Gerry Cherney of IndeBoom –  Listen now: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] EtMM had a wonderful and insightful conversation with IndeBoom owner Mr. Gerry Cherney, about the role of the Occupational Therapist in the “Full Team approach” to assembling a group of professionals for a client when considering “Aging In Place” and how […]

(Day 10 of 10) EtMM’s “Daily Life Lessons” – “LIVE it, LOVE it, and LEARN from it.”

My approach to life is “LIVE it, LOVE it, and LEARN from it.” There’s no reason to go at it any other way!  Plus, it probably wouldn’t turn out any better if you did… 😉 In my humble, yet experienced opinion… So what have I learned in the last 5 years?  Here is my own personal “Top […]

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