aging in place: Aging in Place or Nursing Homes? - 04/30/12 02:04 AM
    The image of the old model of senior citizens finishing their lives in nursing homes or extended care facilities has never truly been accurate for the retirement years of most seniors. Just under 7% of seniors are in nursing homes. The remainder are either still in their own homes were living with their children. In fact, among those people 85 years old or older, only 11% of men and 23% of women are in nursing homes.
   The nursing home model costs too much and institutionalizes the residents.  A further complication is an inability to get enough nursing homes … (2 comments)

aging in place: We're Not Getting Any Younger - Aging in Place - 04/24/12 02:59 AM
We’re Not Getting Any Younger Darlene, my neighbor, still gardens and has the prettiest roses on our block.  She is backing to walking to and from the United Methodist Church just down the block which is a major step for her.  She had her hip replaced this past year, a serious issue for someone who lives in a turn of the century Victorian home.  In her mid-80’s, Darlene is emblematic of the new senior citizen.  Today’s senior citizens are living longer, healthier and more independently than at any time in the past.  The vast majority expect to live in their homes … (0 comments)

Paul Duffau, Caring for People, Educating about Homes (Safe@Home Inspections, LLC in SE Washington)

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