Granny Pods Instead of Nursing Homes We've had great interest in accessible dwelling units or pods or modular additions - they go by several names.…
Comprehensive Report Details the Prevalence, Implications, Costs of Caregiving and Demographics of Caregivers
Mackmiller's design team's challenge was to convert the original 29-square-foot bathroom into a 60-square-foot space that would incorporate elements of universal design and consider the needs of everyone using the space.
Role reversal - the overburdened role of the "sandwich generation" - boomers who are taking care of their kids, themseves and their parents
Video-based technologies that allow patients to access medical information.
Remodeling the bathroom is a good starting place to make a home more sustainable for aging in place. AARP research shows that more than half (52%) of American homeowners age 45 and older are interested in remaining in their homes as they get older. Green remodeling reduces monthly utility bills while universal design elements increase comfort and improve lifestyle, and all people -- no matter their age -- appreciate additional comfort and safety. Today, advances in technology make it possible to improve both convenience and performance.
The caregiver shortage is compounded because the underpaid and often immigrant folks filling these important jobs cannot find affordable housing in the community. How can someone work here if they cannot afford to live here?