Apr 3

New Services, Technologies Can Help with Aging in Place

Story by Katherine Roth, Associated Press There is nothing quite as devastating for many older people as having to leave the comfort of home because of poor health or limited mobility. But a new generation of services and technology is making it possible to stay at home longer, safely and happily, experts say. “Most people […]

Apr 14

Wheelchair and Walker Friendly

by Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News (TNS) When Dan Bawden teaches contractors and builders about aging-in-place, he has them get into a wheelchair. See what it’s like to try to do things from this perspective, he tells them. That’s when previously unappreciated obstacles snap into focus. Bathroom doorways are too narrow to get through. Hallways […]