Monthly Archives: November 2014

A Little Toilet Talk

As you may have figured out from our blogs, Sharon and I are now living in the “Age-Friendly” single story home we had built in the Twin Creeks Development in Central Point.  While neither of us have mobility issues at this time, we did want to plan for the future and what that may hold [...]

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Lazy Able-Bodied People Could Live Here

Life is good. We have been in our certified Lifelong Housing, age-friendly home for over six weeks and our often-stated comment to one another is how “easy” it is to live in a home like this. One of us says that almost every day—smiling as we do. The no-step entrances assure convenient access from the [...]

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Don’t Fall For This

I have probably written about this before but it bears repeating.  Falling is a killer for older adults.  I would guess that if you were to ask 10 people over age 65 “Have you or a loved one experienced a debilitating fall?” the answer over 80 percent of the time would be “yes.”   According the [...]

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If Your Horse Drops Dead…Get Off

The November 4, 2014 election “red-tide sweep” suggests Republican agendas will be front and center in the near future. So be it. I am somewhat divided on how to feel about all this, but I just listened to a television interview with Alan Simpson, the long-retired curmudgeon legislator from Wyoming, advising his colleagues and the [...]

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