Room-by-Room Home Safety Guide for Seniors (and Their Families)

Image source: https://unsplash.com/photos/UrcuFgKfSS4 According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an American over the age of 65 is treated in the emergency room for a fall every 11 seconds, and every 19 minutes, a senior dies from complications due to a fall. Many of these accidents happen where we ought to feel […]

7 Ways to Convert a House into a Senior-Friendly Home

Image source: https://unsplash.com/photos/tUyYnO_VdP0 When our family members get older, they often find moving around the house more challenging than they used to. And while they are not always ready to admit to this fact, it’s up to us to make their houses a bit more senior-friendly. Here are the seven ways you can help a […]

Helping a Hoarder: 4 Tips to Declutter and Beautify Any Home

Living in a messy home that is filled with rubbish can be extremely stressful and disheartening. If that sounds like your own situation, then it is time to come up with a long-term decluttering plan. Here are a few tips and tricks that you can use to make this process as easy, affordable, and stress-free […]

7 Powerful Ways Your Lighting Can Help You Age in Place

7 Powerful Ways Your Lighting Can Help You Age in Place   Aging in place means you get to keep your autonomy and choose where you live. It can also reduce potential nursing home bills and save you money in the long run. One factor of safely aging in place includes your home lighting. Here’s […]

How Seniors Can Manage a Move When it’s Time to Downsize

How Seniors Can Manage a Move When it’s Time to Downsize Moving into a smaller home upon retirement is a great idea if mobility issues, budget, or the desire to be closer to your children and grandchildren are constant concerns. In other instances, particularly after the loss of a spouse, moving is the next best […]

Why “Midlife” is a Great Time to Downsize

Image by Pixabay   Mention the term “downsizing” and most people think of seniors selling their home or a business falling on hard times. One image that almost never comes to mind is that of people in their 40s and 50s upgrading their lifestyle by moving into a smaller house. That’s a shame, because, as […]

Buying On A Budget: How Seniors Can Find The Right Home For Their Needs

Buying On A Budget: How Seniors Can Find The Right Home For Their Needs By Jim Vogel, Elder Action   Photo via Pixabay by KAWILSON Looking for a new home can be a daunting task; there are so many things to consider, including budget, financing, neighborhood, proximity, and how the new home can meet your […]