Aging in place

After Renovation, Baby Boomers Fall For Their Home All Over Again

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / February 24, 2020 / 0 Comments

Forty years passed by in a blink for Honey and Mike Sheff. Luckily they found the right company to make their renovation a great experience.

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Holidays Often Highlight Challenges Seniors Face, Need For Caregivers

By Joshua Baethge / January 10, 2020 / 1 Comment

Looking back at the holidays, many people may be wondering what was wrong with Mom and Dad now that they’re seniors.  For those who don’t see their parents regularly, the challenges of aging can be disconcerting. Unfortunately, that white-knuckle car ride after Thanksgiving or the unexpected fall at Christmas may have been warning signs of […]

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A Home for Aging In Place, Right in Your Own Neighborhood

By Candy Evans / September 12, 2019 / 1 Comment

When is it the right time to think about aging in place? I recently visited my last living uncle in St. Petersburg, Florida. My uncle is 99 and in amazing health.  His wife, age 96, is not in such good health and is confined to a hospital bed at home. They are living with my […]

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Housing Shortage Not Helped By Seniors Aging In Place

By Jon Anderson / September 4, 2019 / 2 Comments

  Recently I wrote about how construction since the Recession has not kept pace with population increases and household formations leaving the nation with millions fewer homes than it needs, which has driven up prices. Because construction isn’t keeping up the supply end of things, people are staying in their homes longer – especially older […]

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Glen Lakes Traditional is The Perfect Setting For Easter Brunch

By Joanna England / April 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

As more and more Baby Boomers are struggling to downsize from larger, family-oriented properties, the appeal of “aging in place” has grown. In AARP’s “Survey of Home and Community Preferences,” 76 percent of Americans aged 50 and older said that they wanted to remain in their current home as long as possible. So, if you’re […]

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Bruce Graf Helps Baby Boomers Age-in-Place With Smart Updates

By Joanna England / May 3, 2016 / 0 Comments

“For most folks, their home is the biggest investment they own,” said Bruce Graf, a home remodeler with more than 30 years of experience in working with multiple generations of families. Graf has helped families remodel a house to accommodate growth, and then returned years later to adapt their home to special health needs so […]

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