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14 Senior Tech Ease Ideas from AIP Experts

The most efficient way to lower long-term care costs is to remain at home and to delay nursing home placement. People can stay in their homes using home and community-based services. What cost-effective means will keep them safe and independent? We think it’s technology. But which ones? Here are 14 technologies seniors should use to […]

Katy Fike’s ASA 2014 speech on “Aging in Place” Technology

I have a deep respect for my fellow colleague in the “Aging in Place” technology, entrepreneurial, and start-up sector, Ms. Katy Fike.  I was honored to have her and 2 other industry professionals on a national webinar with EtMM about 18 months ago, and boy has she taken off since! While we here at ADM […]

Re-Zoning our Nation for “Aging In Place”

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 […]

City Design for ALL AGES – Our SOCIETY is at Stake

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 […]

Aging in Place Influencers of 2012 by Dr. Roden

“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, […]

Design Solutions for Aging in Place – BIG PICTURE

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 […]

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 […]

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