Monthly Archives: April 2015

What about Lucy?

Last month Sharon and I presented at the American Society on Aging (ASA) “Aging in America” conference in Chicago.  The program was packed with presentations on a wide variety of subjects relating to aging, but one in particular caught our attention. In recent years we have tried to plan for aging and end-of-life decisions and [...]

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Better Living By Design: A Symposium You Must Not Miss

Even if I were not one of the people organizing and planning it, I would absolutely want to be present for this event!  Saturday May 16, 2015, thinking homeowners and forward-looking building professionals will come together to rock the house (literally and figuratively)! The all-day (9-3 pm) Symposium is titled “Better Living By Design: Making Our Homes More [...]

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Fire Safety

It takes a bit to shock me these days but when I saw a statistic recently regarding fire safety I was stunned.  According to a report by the U.S. Fire Administration, older adults (age 65 and older) are more than twice as likely to die in fires than the Nation’s population as a whole.  Individuals [...]

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