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Founded to Help Others

Positive Aging SourceBook was founded by Steve Gurney in 1990 to provide individuals, families, and professionals with the most comprehensive listing of every retirement community, assisted living, nursing and rehab center and home care option in the DC, Northern Virginia and Suburban Maryland.

Serving the Mid-Atlantic Like No One Else
The publication filled a huge void in the marketplace and with the encouragement of government agencies and regional non-profits quickly expanded to two more regional editions covering the State of Maryland, and the Delaware Valley Region (Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware).

Positive Aging SourceBook  is a fixture in the communities we serve. Because we maintain regional offices, our staff meets regularly with local leaders in aging services, we maintain a presence at all senior expos and health fairs, and members of our team speak and lecture to thousands of consumers every year.

Comprehensive and Complete
Positive Aging SourceBook  has always been committed to serving the readers by listing every senior housing option whether they are paid advertisers or not. We understand that readers need all of the available choices to make an informed decision.

Positive Aging SourceBook  understands the complex and emotional aspects to decision-making that our reader goes through. That’s why every issue features dozens of articles written by foremost experts on aging issues and real-life stories detailing solutions that have worked for others.

The Preferred Resource for Senior-Serving Professionals
Positive Aging SourceBook  is an invaluable resource to thousands of professionals and organizations who work with seniors and their loved ones in the Mid-Atlantic. Our ProAging website serves connects thousands of senior-serving professionals with career and job opportunities, events, and the ProAging Info Network newsletter. Click here to access.

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Our commitment to be a comprehensive resource has delivered a 98% satisfaction in the providers that our readers choose. For nearly 30 years we have been able to maintain our presence as a trusted resource and serve as a platform for organizations to market communities, products and services. Find information on marketing opportunities.

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Positive Aging SourceBook  is constantly evolving and changing to meet the needs of individuals, families and professionals thank to our ongoing dialogue with our users. We encourage you to contact us with questions, comments and concerns so that we can better serve you. Contact us for more information.

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The Vice President of Development for Brightview Senior Living is a rare and unique opportunity to join...

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Hillhaven Assisted Living, Nursing, and Rehab is a Meridian Senior Living community.Job Description:The Senior Living Sales...

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New Senior Apartment Community Opens in Silver Spring, MD

Pennrose celebrated the grand opening of Pointe View at Aspen Hill in Silver Spring, Maryland. Located at 3136 Bel Pre Road, the new high-quality, mixed-income community...

Posted 01/18/2020

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Research Finds 50 Million Adults Age 50+ Are Monthly Gamers, Up From 40 Million in 2016

New research from AARP finds a 14% increase in the number of adults age 50-plus who play online or video games on a monthly basis. Over the past three years, the 50-plus gamer population...

Posted 01/17/2020

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Report: New findings on Life Plan Community resident health

What factors contribute to the health and well-being of Life Plan Community residents? Answers are explored in a new report on our landmark, five-year Age Well Study being conducted...

Posted 01/16/2020

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People on the Move - Edie Empirio to Capitol Seniors Housing

Capitol Seniors Housing (CSH), a leading senior living investment and development firm, has appointed Edie Empirio as Principal – Operations, a newly created role within the firm....

Posted 01/15/2020

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Intergenerational Programs Selected as Programs of Distinction

Generations United announced six intergenerational programs selected to receive the prestigious 2019 Programs of Distinctiondesignation. The six programs are: Gaithersburg...

Posted 01/15/2020

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New Leadership Development Program Launched to Support Career Growth and Prepare for Industry Changes

Argentum is pleased to announce the launch and opening ofnominations for its new leadership development initiative for senior living industry emerging stars: the Leadership Advancement...

Posted 01/15/2020

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Senior Living Community Reputations Succeed or Fail Based on Quality of Their Staff, J.D. Power Finds

The key to winning the hearts and minds of senior living community residents and their families is ensuring the facility has a great staff that communicates clearly, knows personal...

Posted 01/13/2020

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Innovative Aging Care Virtual Reality Platform Receives Seed Funding

EMBODIED LABS RAISES $3.2 MILLION IN SEED FUNDING WITH DIVERSE INVESTORS ACROSS AGING, TECH AND IMPACT FUNDSCompany’s Unique Immersive Platform Will be Showcased at Health 2.0 VentureConnect...

Posted 01/13/2020

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Skilled Nursing Increases Reliance on Medicaid

Two-thirds (67.6%) of all skilled nursing facility patient days are now reimbursed by Medicaid, according to the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care’s (NIC)...

Posted 01/10/2020

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Seniors housing occupancy averaged 88.0% during the fourth quarter of 2019, up 10 basis points from the prior quarter.

4Q19 NIC MAP Market Fundamentals data has been released and is now available. Download a snapshot of fourth quarter, 2019 data, which includes occupancy rates, annual rent growth,...

Posted 01/10/2020

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People on the Move - Matt Paxton of Hoarders Launches PBS Show on Downsizing

Matt Paxton, nine-season veteran of Hoarders - premieres his new PBS show, Legacy List, helping families discover the truth behind some of their most prized and long-lost possessions....

Posted 01/06/2020

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OBESITY, BUT NOT POOR DIET AND INACTIVITY, LINKED TO HIGHER RISK OF DEMENTIA

A large study that followed more than one million women for nearly two decades has found that obesity in midlife is linked to a greater risk of dementia later in life; however, poor...

Posted 01/03/2020

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2020 Changes to Social Security, Medicare and Retirement Savings

CNBC reports in the article Retirement savings, Social Security and Medicare: These are the changes coming in 2020In 2020, you will be able to save more towards retirement, thanks...

Posted 01/03/2020

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REPORT - Hospital Aquisitions Lead to Worse Patient Experience

The New England Journal of Medicine reports in their report titled Changes in Quality of Care after Hospital Mergers and AcquisitionsHospital acquisition by another hospital or...

Posted 01/03/2020

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Arlington County, VA Board Approves Senior Housing Zoning

From JD Supra - On Dec. 17, 2019, the Arlington County Board unanimously approved a set of zoning ordinance amendments designed to increase the supply of senior housing in Arlington,...

Posted 01/03/2020

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Kaiser Permanente Thriving After 60 University Videos

Videos from the Kaiser Permanente Thriving After 60 University Event held at Northern VA Community College on October 12Selected Clips (5 Minute Summary Video)Emily Guy Birken - Full...

Posted 10/13/2019

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Options for Senior America Wins 2019 Best of In Home Care National Award

Options for Senior America is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of the 2019 Best of In Home Care Award Winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews...

Posted 02/25/2019

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Senate Committee Unanimously Passes Bipartisan Bill to Fight Alzheimer’s

The Senate Health Committee unanimously passed the Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act, legislation authored by U.S. Senators Susan Collins...

Posted 11/29/2018

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Retiree Tax Map Reveals Most, Least Tax-Friendly States for Retirees

Kiplinger.com has unveiled its annual list of the most and least tax-friendly states for retirees. Kiplinger’s 2018 Retiree Tax Map—available at Kiplinger.com/links/retireetaxmap...

Posted 11/29/2018

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Survey finds US Adults Say There Are Too Many Unknowns about Old Age to Make it Worth Living to 100

People are not willing to make positive lifestyle changes now, such as quitting smoking, to live well in later years University of Phoenix announced that 59 percent of U.S. adults...

Posted 11/12/2018

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“Communal” living is a growing trend for Baby Boomer Women

Women are Choosing to Age with the Support of FriendsSome say the ‘60s hippies are going back to the commune. Others call the growing number of female Baby Boomers rooming together...

Posted 08/13/2018

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Entrepreneur Intends To Cure America's Home Healthcare

Forbes Magazine reports on Ron Gold who founded LeanonWe, one of several companies striving to re-invent the home health care market.According to the article, "Beyond an agency...

Posted 05/05/2017

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In Home Healthcare, Providers That Do Not Communicate in Patients’ Native Language Negatively Affect Care Outcomes

Research from NYU and the Visiting Nurse Service of New York examines language barriers’ impact on patient outcomes; notes a vulnerability gap for patients with limited English...

Posted 05/05/2017

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Report: Views and Experiences with End-of-Life Medical Care in Japan, Italy, the US, and Brazil

In partnership with The Economist, the Kaiser Family Foundation conducted a cross-country survey of adults in Japan, Italy, the United States, and Brazil about people’s views...

Posted 05/05/2017

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People on the Move - The Kursban Family Honored by The Jewish Council for the Aging

 The Kursban Family Honored by The Jewish Council for the Aging as 2017 Humanitarian Awardees The Jewish Council for the Aging (JCA) announced the Kursban Family as their...

Posted 05/01/2017

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Personal Finance Expert Reveals Solution to the Social Security Crisis

Personal Finance Expert Ric Edelman Reveals Solution to the Social Security CrisisT.R.U.S.T. Fund for America Turns Powerful Investing Concept Into Self-Funding SolutionWASHINGTON,...

Posted 04/19/2017

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Demand for Elder Law on the Rise

The Bulletin reports the Oregon State Bar has reporting a rapid trend in requests and referrals related to Elder Law and Estate Planning.  According to the article "The...

Posted 03/29/2017

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IntegraCare Developing New Community in Reston, VA

RestonNow reports that ground is scheduled to be broken on the IntegraCare facility at 2222 Colts Neck Road on March 30. The project, expected to be completed by 2020, will...

Posted 03/29/2017

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Legend Senior Living Expands to Pennsylvania

Mcknights Senior Living reports that the "Wichita, KS-based Legend Senior Living has entered the Pennsylvania market, and Wall Township, NJ-based Springpoint Senior Living will...

Posted 03/29/2017

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People on the Move - Dr. Bill Thomas joins Holiday Retirement

Holiday Retirement today announced that Dr. Bill Thomas joins the company as its first ever chief wellness officer. Dr. Thomas will combine his unparalleled expertise in human aging...

Posted 03/29/2017

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Jack Hanna at Age 70 Breaks Aging Stereotypes

At age 70 Jack Hanna spends about 200 days a year traveling with his production company and recently has begun cutting back a bit on speaking engagements to spend more time with his...

Posted 03/29/2017

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People on the Move - Kevin Heffner to CEO of LifeSpan Network

From Baltimore Sun - LifeSpan Network, a Columbia-based association of senior care providers in the Mid-Atlantic, has named Kevin Heffner to succeed Isabella Firth as its president...

Posted 03/23/2017

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People on the Move - Oak Crest Appoints Kevin Goedke Associate Executive Director

 Oak Crest, a CCRC located in Parkville, Maryland, appointed Kevin Goedke as associate executive director.  Goedke previously spent seven years as an administrator and executive...

Posted 03/23/2017

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Report: The State of Senior Living: An Industry in Transition

Perkins Eastman, an architecture firm with specialty in senior living communities conducted a survey of leaders from 200 largely not-for-profit life plan communities (formerly known...

Posted 03/23/2017

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Call for Offers - 84-Unit Senior Housing Opportunity

Ocean Pines Senior Living Community1135 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines, MDOpportunity to acquire Ocean Pines Senior Living Community, a three building, 84-unit, licensed Assisted Living...

Posted 03/16/2017

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People on the Move - Peggy Donohue Receives Leadership Award

Peggy Donohue, manager of home health operations at Seabrook Retirement Community, was honored this March as Seabrook’s nominee for Erickson Living’s 2016 leadership award...

Posted 03/16/2017

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Senior Citizens League Warns Older and Poorest Americans Would Pay Most Under Obamacare Replacement Plan

The House Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace the 2010 Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) would substantially increase the health insurance premiums of older Americans...

Posted 03/13/2017

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Alexandria Commission on Aging (COA) is seeking nominations for its annual Excellence in Aging Awards Reception

Deadline for Nominations is April 3The Alexandria Commission on Aging (COA) is seeking nominations for its annual Excellence in Aging Awards Reception, held on Tuesday, May 9 at 6...

Posted 03/09/2017

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Families Spend More on Elders Than Raising Kids

Howard Gleckman reports in a article for Forbes Magazine, titled, Families Spend More To Care For Their Aging Parents Than To Raise Their KidsThe average out-of-pocket cost of raising...

Posted 03/08/2017

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Uber for Seniors! GoGo Grandparent Enters Marketplace

Transportation is clearly one of the biggest challenges for elders to maintain a purposeful lifestyle.  However, utilizing public transportation is not always ideal.  Rideshare...

Posted 03/08/2017

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Senior Living Options & Connecting the Generations - Video

SourceBook publisher, Steve Gurney featured on the Aging Right at Home TV show hosted by Mark Turner This program features Matrona Busch, Certified Senior Advisor at Oasis...


OPTIONS FOR SENIOR AMERICA WINS NATIONAL 2017 BEST OF IN-HOME CARE AWARD

Options for Senior America is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of the 2017 Best of In-Home Care Award winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews...


Jimmy Buffett Develops Retirement Community - What Will Be Next?

Latitude Margaritaville, will be an "active adult community," a.k.a. a retirement community for those 55 and older, is being developed in Daytona Beach.  We area huge...

Posted 03/03/2017

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Positive Aging SourceBook Member Articles


Assisted Living - Understand Options, Costs and More

Assisted living communities offer a vital option for older adults who need some assistance with daily living. While the specific amenities will vary, all assisted living communities...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 01/13/2020

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Conversations About Money and Cost of Services

Tips for planning for the futureTalking about money is often the third rail of family relationships. Touching on the subject can be extremely dangerous. For too many families,...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 01/10/2020

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Elder Law - What is elder or special needs law?

Legal issues that affect people as they age and people with special needs are growing in number. Our laws and regulations are becoming more complex, and each state has different laws....

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 01/10/2020

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Understand Aging Life Care™ - Guides and advocates for families

Aging Life Care / geriatric care management is a holistic, client-centered approach to caring for older adults or others facing ongoing health challenges.What is an Aging Life Care...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 01/10/2020

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Don't Walk The Road Alone - Senior Living Resources

No matter what your age—or your stage in life—there is a professional who can help. There is never any reason to face life’s changes and challenges alone. Enlist the help of...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 01/10/2020

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Homesharing - Homeowners and renters can share, save and socialize

“Sharing is caring.” The phrase that is common in preschools also applies to many other situations. With the sharing economy now in full swing, sharing is not just caring;...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 01/10/2020

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Creating Safe and Accessible Homes

According to 2018 Home and Community Preferences: A National Survey of Adults Age 18-Plus by AARP, 3 out of 4 adults age 50 and older want to stay in their homes and communities as...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 01/10/2020

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Home Care - Receive assistance at home

Home care can include a wide variety of healthcare and supportive services from professional nursing and home health aide services to physical, occupational, respiratory and speech...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 01/10/2020

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Understanding Aging in Place Options

Never want to move? Want to receive the care and support you need in the home you love? Whether you are committed to remaining in your long-time family home or an amenity rich apartment...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 01/10/2020

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Life Plan Communities - Understand Options, Entry Fees & Contracts

Life Plan Communities are properties offering a combination of living options for older adults. These communities offer an active lifestyle for residents, as well as a wide array of...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 01/10/2020

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Moving and Downsizing - Professional help can make moving easy

Moving can be a daunting task—no matter what your age—but it can be even more overwhelming for older adults who may be leaving a home they have lived in for decades. Luckily, the...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 01/10/2020

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Understanding Housing Options - Accommodating a variety of needs, tastes and budgets

The senior living industry can seem overwhelming, but the important thing to keep in mind is that there is a housing option perfect for every person and every situation. Start here...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 01/10/2020

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The Power of Pets

Combine wet noses and fuzzy paws with lonely adults or nervous children, and you have a recipe for real pleasure. Pets can often connect with people who are too ill or frail to engage...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 03/22/2019

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Full Circle

It’s not often that life truly comes full circle, unless of course, you’re Joyce Trebing.Joyce’s parents came to Washington, D.C. in 1925, and moved into an apartment on New...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 12/20/2018

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A Genuine Kinship

You do not have to be kin to form a genuine kinship. Such is certainly the case for in-home caregivers. Although they are paid to work in a family’s home, the nature of their work...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 12/20/2018

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Beaumont at Bryn Mawr, Discovering the "Difference"

Finding the right retirement community can be a process. Usually prospective residents start with a checklist, visit a number of communities, and try to discover the essential, defining...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 12/03/2018

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Discover the Benefits of a Life Plan Community

At the “Hill of Life,” we want you to not just live but thrive! Today’s seniors are self-directed planners who are looking fora future filled with possibilities and purpose.As...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 12/03/2018

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Taking the Wheel in Retirement

Red convertibles are conventionally seen as a symbol of freedom—and maybe even success in retirement. However, the senior years are often more complicated than simply downshifting....

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 12/03/2018

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A Welcome Home

Katherine Dawkins is back on her feet—and back in her home of 48 years. Just a few months ago, that simple accomplishment seemed impossible. Katherine was facing multiple medical...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 09/06/2018

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Rocking Retirement

“We’re not sitting around here in our rocking chairs,” said BK Roberts of the lifestyle at Riddle Village, a lifecare community in Media, Pennsylvania. “We never have to wonder...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/15/2018

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Senior Living Licensure Versus Accreditation

The explosive growth of the retirement living market has left consumers with many challenging choices to make from among countless providers. Increasingly, overwhelmed consumers are...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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College Campus for Seniors

When George Bernard Shaw quipped that youth is wasted on the young, he probably didn’t expect anyone to do anything about it. But that’s exactly what Gerard Badler is planning.Badler,...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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How To Live With Parkinson’s Disease

The first thing that I noticed was a tremble in my right hand – not often but every once in a while” says Tom Bruyere. “I wasn’t concerned until other symptoms started. When...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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Best Design Practices for Dementia Care Facilities

Perkins Eastman Research Collaborative and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America(AFA) recently published a white paper, “Excellence in Design: Optimal Living Space for People With...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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Counseling and Life Coaching Help For Elders

Laurie always looks forward to her trips to the deli with Beth. Laurie and Beth are not long-time friends or close relatives, but their relationship is a vital part of both of their...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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Grandparents University expanding to colleges around the country

A friend recently shared an innovative program launching at her alma mater Westchester University, this summer called Grandparents University. Grandparents and grandchildren aged 8-14...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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Kathy Lee Gifford's Biggest Fan: A Continuing Care Community Story

With a breathtaking view of the Chesapeake Bay behind her, Joan Epstein sits at her window paging through Kathie Lee Gifford’s latest book. There is no question Joan is Kathie’s...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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Definitions of Personal Care Homes and Assisted Living in Pennsylvania

Recently, the State of Pennsylvania instituted changes in legislation regarding the usage of the term “assisted living” in Pennsylvania.  Guide to Retirement Living is committed...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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Research study, “Aging in Place in America,”

SENIORS FEAR LOSS OF INDEPENDENCE, MOVING INTO NURSING HOME MORE THAN DEATHChattanooga, Tennessee — Senior citizens fear moving into a nursing home and losing their independence...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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Steve Gurney Speaking Engagements

Steve Gurney is a regular speaker on a variety of aging, community development and aging related business topics. He serves as a moderator and facilitator at many events and conferences....

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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The Top 5 Questions to Ask Retirement Community Residency Counselors

Your family has been encouraging you to consider to a retirement community; your neighbors recently moved; and now, you’ve received an invitation in the mail from that beautiful...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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Assisted Living RV Park?

Ironically, I just returned from a week of traveling throughout New England in an RV with my family to find this article in the New York Times.Many of the people that we met in the...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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How To Get Help Managing Money for Seniors

*What is Daily Money Management?*Daily Money Management is a relatively new service, which addresses an issue facing many senior citizens: handling paperwork that seems to expand endlessly....

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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Study Reveals How Retirees Spend Their Time

Americans between ages 65 and 74 only spend about 1.7 hours more per day on leisure activities than the population as a whole, according to the most recent American Time Use Survey,...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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How To Find an Elder Law Attorney

Since living decisions are becoming increasingly complex, seniors often find themselves searching for someone who can cater to their specific legal needs. An elder law attorney is...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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How to Find a Mall Walking Program

Forget the annual sales or that pair of shoes you noticed in the window. There are individuals making frequent trips to the mall for a purpose that does not involve lugging around...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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Understand Entrance Fees with CCRC

Most CCRCs require payment of a one-time fee, usually called theentrance fee, before moving to the community. The entrance feeamount often depends on the level of care at the time...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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Moving On

Sometimes it is time to move on.When Judith Stout moved to FutureCare Homewood, she was barely moving. Today, she is running a volunteer program and working out three days a week....

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 07/05/2018

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Walking Strong

Bruce Swanson has always been a walker. He walked all over the farm he grew up on near Rochester, NY. He spent decades hiking with his wife. And during his leisure time, he was often...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 05/11/2018

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Just What They Needed

Finding exactly what you need exactly when—and where—you need it can be a rare occurrence. But it does happen. And it did happen for both Beatrice Bobotek and Shirley Sheffey.Beatrice...


The Gift that Keeps Giving

William (Bill) Cassel and Dr. Lillian (Boots) Cassel received a treasured gift decades ago. They recently passed that gift on to their three sons.This gift is not a family heirloom,...


Friends You Can Only Find Here

On tours of Dunwoody Village, visitors often remark that it just “feels different” from other communities. That’s because our residents are warm and welcoming, and our employees...


Embrace “Interdependent Living”

One of America’s core values is independence. We pride ourselves on our ability to drive anywhere we like, build a business, and define our own destinies.As you age, your desire...


The Best of Cousins

Your first best friends are often your cousins. For Mary Ann (May) Collins and Kathleen (Kay) Cullen, that was certainly true. And it still is.Now residents at The Villa at Florham...


Thriving in Retirement

Margaret Brubaker could calculate the toll that time was taking on her well-trained body in miles not walked and repetitions not completed during her daily workouts.“I went to the...


A Researcher Discovers New Things at The Landing at Willow Grove

In her days as a market research professional, mother and wife, Patt Wuchter’s life was busy – and she always appreciated any precious “free time.” While she never had much...


Engineering Opportunities

Customized bikes. Mechanical hands. Bone lengthening devices. Or maybe just a special board to butter your bread with one hand. From high-tech inventions to practical innovations,...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 03/07/2018

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Making Meals and Memories

In a time when food is fast and connections are made through social media instead of socializing, an unhurried, unpackaged, uninterrupted meal is often a special—and rare—occasion....


Healing and Growing

Stronger. Healthier. More resilient. Everyone wants to be these things as they age. Achieving these goals often requires a little help though, especially when facing difficult or complex...


A Century of Dreams

When Anne Revis Grosvenor was a little girl growing up in India, she dreamed of a life back in her native United States. She also dreamed of some day working for the magazine that...


A Life to Love

Love is a force that is forever on the side of those willing to open their hearts, overcome fear and climb in the proverbial convertible for a spirited ride together. Linda and Joe...


Beaumont at Bryn Mawr: Music to Their Ears

When Marvin Weisbord and his wife Dorothy moved to Beaumont at Bryn Mawr in 2014, he brought with him his passion for music. With it came the weekly jam sessions with the 10 or so...


A Place to Belong

Pat retired her snow shovel. Susan and Chuck left behind their home in California to be closer to family. Nancy quit worrying about home maintenance. Peggy and Jim gave up the snowbird...


Helping Hands

It all started with a fall.Sylvia Hays was on the front porch of her home in Reston, Va., when a simple fall changed everything. She had shared the home with her husband, Dr. Walter...


A Home Run for Ozzie and Everett Stewart

Oswald, Jr. (Ozzie) and Everett (‘Lil Stewie) Stewart grew up playing baseball. Their love for the game has lasted almost 80 years—and is only surpassed by their love for each...


On the Ball

The intensity in the eyes. The roar of the crowd. The joy after a score.This is not NFL Sunday, or even the high school soccer league. It’s the Bocce court at White Horse Village,...


A Career Ends & Retirement Life Begins

Married and raising five children, Lois Whittemore figured she knew how to take care of people, so she chose to work at Foulkeways at Gwynedd, a retirement community 25 miles northwest...


Senior Fitness - Stay Active in Your Golden Years

Each new day is an opportunity to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Staying active is one of the keys to leading a long, happy life. This holds true for everyone from young children to...


Friends You Can Only Find Here

On tours of Dunwoody Village, visitors often remark that it just “feels different” from other communities. That’s because our residents are warm and welcoming, and our employees...


Best Job Ever

Honora Jackson has an amazing job. She spends her day going to lunch, attending concerts and visiting with dear friends. Honora is a Social Companion for Surrey Home Care Services.As...


Breaking New Ground

Every successful construction project begins with a strong foundation. The same could be said for every healthy relationship and flourishing community. You have to start from the ground...


Seeking a Solution

Annette Huddleston needed help. Her mother had dementia. Her mother’s home had to be sold. Before it could be sold, it needed to be remodeled. And caring for her mother had become...


Gift ideas for nursing home residents

As the holidays approach, people will be spending hours at their local stores to find the perfect gifts for their loved ones, young and old. If you have an elderly relative or friend...


Fit For Life: Pine Run Retirement Community's Innovative Health & Wellness Program

“Fit For Life” is the slogan that was created to embody the innovative and successful Health and Wellness Program supported by so many Pine Run Villagers. “Fit For Life” stands...


A Family Commitment

Entering a Harrison Senior Living facility brings an immediate feeling of warmth and comfort. The staff, many of whom have been with the company for decades, greet each resident and...


Where to Get Well

Following a surgery or illness, patients often hear, “Get Well Soon.” While the expression is meant to be encouraging, the reality is that many people need extra help to...


Time to Enjoy

Time to exercise. Time to hike. Time to dine. Time to relax. Everyone wants more time. The residents of Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury, a continuing care retirement community...


Help to Heal

Bob Bolle swam a mile on Thursday. The next day, his wife, Mary Jane, found him lying on their bed unable to move. This terrifying experience was the beginning of a long journey to...


Seismic Shifts

A crisis—whether it is a natural disaster or a medical emergency—can change everything in a matter of minutes. Dr. Walter Hays has experienced this in both his professional and...


Pioneering Care

A pioneer paves the way for those who follow them. The paths they carve may not always be literal, but their work is always groundbreaking—and their influence is expansive. This...


Innovative Remodeling Enhances Independence

Glickman Design Build of Rockville, Maryland knows that the most successful remodeling projects are the ones that not only look great, but also add functionality to the homeowners’...


A Net Gain

I’ll tell you what I gave up when I moved here—cutting the grass and shoveling the snow,” said Waverly Heights resident Brant Rudisill. His wife, Ellen Anderson, added, “Well...


Beaumont and the Wellness Equation

People don’t move to Beaumont at Bryn Mawr just to retire in their comfy chairs.  They move to Beaumont because they want to be socially, mentally and physically engaged. Residents...


Coming Home

Martin and Margaret “Margy” Trueblood’s roots run deep with Foulkeways at Gwynedd, a Quaker Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) situated on 130 acres in Montgomery County....


A New Home in an Established Community

Dunwoody Village offers a wide variety of exceptional living options in a picturesque, wooded setting close to the cultural attractions of Philadelphia. Fourteen acres of our established...


See the World, Live at Pine Run

Like many Americans Lois Wilson and Irv Thompson had busy, lifelong careers without the time to travel as much as they would have liked. As it turned out, the couple - who met at Pine...


A Band of Sisters

Sylvia, Nancy, Joann and Susan are neighbors, friends and confidantes. They are also sisters. The four sisters are all residents of Carroll Lutheran Village, a continuing care...


All in the Family

What’s a family? It depends on who is defining the term. Family may refer to biological relatives, close friends or a combination of the two. Ultimately, a family is a group of people...


Moving On

Moving can be difficult. But like most things, it gets easier with practice. And if practice makes perfect, then Joan Johnson and Sue and John Mouser are nearing the expert level.All...


An American Love Story

Fred Pfifferling has a lot of love. He loves opera. He loves learning. He loves his family. He loves his community. He loves his country. And, above all else, he loves his wife.Now...


A Simple Formula

Chuck Ladner has been doing the math for decades. He spent the bulk of his career serving as a Chief Financial Officer. It was not surprising that when it came time to plan his own...


Coming Home

Henry and Marlene Kalankiewicz have been married for more than 40 years. Together, they raised a beautiful family and have many memories of traveling and enjoying their hometown of...


Living Green

Going green has never been more in. Living green, on the other hand, is not a fashion statement. It is about making genuine and pervasive lifestyle changes to protect and preserve...


No Comparison

From expansive cottages to apartment living, Tel Hai Retirement Community offers a vast array of living accommodations. For Bitsy and Art Schravesande—who joined the community in...


Five Moves: One Team

With the right team, anything is possible. Challenges that at first seem insurmountable can quickly become easy— and even enjoyable. Teams work.It’s no surprise, then, that one...


Walking Strong

Minas Balaskas is strong. Following a battery of surgeries for various health issues, Minas was violently attacked and mugged. His leg was broken during the attack, and doctors told...


A Lifestyle Legacy

Some families pass down fine jewels, collectible coins or rare antiques. These treasures may hold both sentimental and financial value, but they are never truly priceless. Other families...


A Place Like Home

Loving care. A welcoming environment. Engaging activities. Adult Day Care offers all the comforts of home—including the companionship of familiar faces. For many participants, adult...


A Location for Living

A place to receive the care you need—whenever you need it. A spot that is close to everything. A community with engaging activities and new friends. This is what most retirees want....


Constructing Community

They are not studying blueprints. They are not surveying lots. And they are certainly not pouring concrete. But they are constructing a community—one friendship at a time.They are...


Retiring in Style

At the corner of scenic Ferry and Iron Hill roads, in one of the loveliest parts of Doylestown, is a haven for residents seeking an enriching lifestyle of safety, convenience and culture...

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Don’t Just Retire… Start Living

Residents don’t move to Beaumont at Bryn Mawr to simply curl up in a cozy corner – they expect to remain fully engaged while enjoying a luxurious retirement lifestyle....

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Not a Moment Too Soon

Living in the moment can be difficult. It might mean taking a chance, leaping before looking, or even leaving it all behind. And, like most other challenging tasks, it often takes...


From Seashore to Summit

They have climbed Mt. Rainier. They have sailed the Chesapeake Bay. They have driven crosscountry six times, logging more than 47,000 miles. Dick and Harriet Burkhart have been very...

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Blazing the Trail

A trail blazer is defined as a person who makes, does, or discovers something new and makes it acceptable or popular. It is a term used to describe Virginia Norton and Hal Bean. Not...

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Forever Dancing

When family and friends reflect on Ava Marie Kennedy’s life, one word comes to mind: dance. “She loved dancing,” said her daughter, Lynne Kennedy. “She taught my father how...

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Knowing When to Ask for Help

It is not always easy to ask for help. For some, this stems from a desire to maintain an independent lifestyle or a hesitancy at the thought of burdening others. Linda and Chuck Holliman...

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Their Place in the World

Carolyn and Richard Egan took off for parts unknown and full of adventure once their children were grown. Tiger safaris in Nepal, orangutans in Borneo, lemurs in Madagascar and polar...


A Natural Inheritance

In 1681, William Penn specified that settlers coming to the lands granted to him by English King Charles II (Charles called it “Pennsylvania”) must preserve one acre of trees for...


A New Home in an Established Community

Dunwoody Village offers a wide variety of exceptional living options in a picturesque, wooded setting close to the cultural attractions of Philadelphia. Fourteen acres of our established...


An Inspiring Collaboration

By Lauren SearsonIt is often said that it only takes one person to make a difference. So what happens when four proactive women at the Quadrangle, a continuing care community (CCRC)...


Active Senior Living: How to Find a Mall Walking Program

Forget the annual sales or that pair of shoes you noticed in the window. There are individuals making frequent trips to the mall for a purpose that does not involve lugging around...

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Senior Bullying

The word bullying usually conjures images of mean-spirited adolescents cornering another child in the school corridor, but bullying is not limited to children. It can be a concern...


Always a Teacher

Teaching is not just a job, or even a profession. For the great practitioners of the trade, teaching is a calling— a calling to learn, to educate, and above all, to inspire.Charles...


This Ones for the Boys

They visit world-class museums. They attend sporting events. They hold discussion groups. They dine. They enjoy a few drinks. Most importantly, they bond. They are the members of...


Helping Hands

Living with purpose takes work—but it also bears enormous rewards. Whether the purpose is welcoming home returning soldiers or providing a much-needed hot meal, helping others often...


A Lifetime of Love

Martin (Marty) and Jeannette Fedder have spent most of their lives together. The couple has been married for an impressive 72 years. Now in their 90s, they are happy to still be living...


Solve Long-Term Care Issues

An Ombudsman Can Help The word “Ombudsman” is a Swedish term for a person who acts as a third party in resolving problems. A Long-Term Care Ombudsman can assist consumers...


GeriatriCare Management, Inc. - Real-Life Story

Rescuers don’t always wear uniforms and use sirens. For Richard Johnson, rescue arrived in the form of geriatric care manager Stephanie Thomopoulos. Stephanie is the founder and...


The Many Benefits of Adult Family Mediation

Families facing disagreements on issues such as caring for aging parents, encouraging an older adult to stop driving, or equitably distributing trust proceeds are increasingly...


Real-Life Story - BGA Insurance Group

As anyone who has faced a gap in insurance coverage knows, the prospect of being uninsured—or underinsured—can be both scary and overwhelming. Such was certainly the case for Margaret...


Understand Estate Planning and Probate Elder Law Attorneys Can Help

Estate planning means much more than preparing a Last Will and Testament or tax planning for the disposition of your assets upon your death. Estate planning is the process of...


Caregiver Tips in Helping with Medicare

1. Manage Timelines Effectively:Medicare eligibility begins for U.S. citizens and legal residents when they turn 65. A person has a seven-month initial enrollment period that begins...


Protect Your Assets - Elect Non-Crisis Planning for You or Your Loved One

Are you getting older? Are your parents? Do you and/or they have a plan?Consider Joe and Helen. They met just after he was discharged from the Army. They married, raised two boys and...


Prepare Legal Documents - Advance Directives that Put Your Affairs in Order

Advance directives (living wills, powers of attorneys, and health care proxies) are legal documents that express an individual’s wishes with regard to medical decisions. They are...


Don't Let the Taxman Crash your Retirement

Nobody loves the taxman, and yet people pay him more than they have to. Instead of maximizing annual contributions to a traditional IRA or a 401(k) account, they pay the taxes now...


Elder Law Changes

Know the laws and the numbersBeginning in 2014, there were some changes to a variety of laws that may interest elders and their loved ones. The following updated laws are particularly...


Shocking Mail Fraud and the Elderly

Britain’s police revealed some shocking photos of the extend of mail fraud that was uncovered investigating an 87 year old lost £90,000 after criminal gangs sent her endless...


Two Words that Cost Thousands in Medicare Bills - NBC News

Great coverage on the topic of “under observation” and the impact it can have on our clients.It’s not something they teach doctors in medical school. And it’s probably not...


Generosity Runs Deep in Boomers

During the last five years, three out of five Americans age 50 and older have provided financial assistance to members of their family, including adult children, parents, grandchildren,...


Maximize Social Security Benefits

Too many people end up getting less than what’s due to them from Social Security when they retire because they don’t know the rules and the real financial impacts, says independent...


Power of Attorney - An Important Document for You

While your will lets you appoint the person, your executor, who will be responsible for the disposition of your assets after death, a durable power of attorney lets you appoint the...


To Trust or Not to Trust?

In discussing estate planning with my clients, I am regularly asked about living trusts or more precisely, “revocable living trusts.” Many people have heard of them but readily...


National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Manager Announce Benchmarking Study

In a collaborative effort, Home Care Pulse will conduct this independent Benchmarking Study for the Geriatric Care Industry with input from the  National Association of Professional...


AARP launches video series to mark Medicare’s 48th anniversary

AARP is launching a three-part video series to mark Medicare’s 48th anniversary. The goal of the videos is to shift the Washington dialogue toward commonsense solutions and away...


Study Reveals Research on Aging and Decision Making

Contrary to conventional wisdom that cognitive function declines beginning in the mid-forties, aging does not correlate with deteriorating ability to think for ourselves. These are...


FILIAL SUPPORT ACT

The Pennsylvania Filial Support Act permits an indigent person or any agency involved in the care of the indigent person, such as a nursing home, to make a claim against you for their...


Research – Debt of the Elderly Increases

American families headed by individuals age 75 or older had increases in the incidence of debt, the average amount of debt held, and debt as a percentage of assets in 2010, according...


New Study: Simple and Low Costways for Communities to Assess Their Livability and “Aging

Communities in the U.S. can follow a relatively simple and low cost initial set of indicators to determine if their services meet the needs of an aging population.  These indicators...


Debt Levels Spike for Oldest Americans

American families headed by individuals age 75 or older had increases in the incidence of debt, the average amount of debt held, and the percentage with debt payments greater than...


Study Reveals Most Expect to Outlive Retirement Savings

On average, people across the world expect retirement to last 18 years — but they expect savings to run out after 10.The findings are based on a survey of 15,000 working and retired...


Report Drop in Hospitalizations and Rehospitalizations among Medicare Beneficiaries

A new report suggests that communities where hospitals, other health care providers,and community services work together to coordinate evidence-based hospitaldischarges and provide...


Aging Family Dynamic May Lead to Tax Relief

Members of the sandwich generation — caught between supporting elderly parents whose assets are nearly exhausted and adult children without jobs — might find some relief come tax...


Real-Life Story - Strategies for Independent Living, LLC.

Aging in place can be easy if you choose the right place and plan ahead for future needs. Robert (Bob) and Fran Randolph have done both.The Randolphs live in a spacious condo...


Sensors to Monitor Older Adults' Health

Technological advances have provided medical professionals with many devices and systems to collect and analyze patients’ health information, but many of these technologies do not...


There's No Place Like Home

According to the AARP, 80 percent of American seniors desire to stay in their homes for the remainder of their lives. This process is known as “aging in place.” Seniors choose...


The Neighborhood You Dream About

The Village Movement is Prompting Communities to Think about Creative Solutions for Aging in PlaceImagine you are living in a community where you know your neighbors. Imagine that...


Real-Life Story - Buckingham's Choice

When Edith Duff and her dining companion head to the dining room to enjoy lunch at Buckingham’s Choice, a continuing care retirement community in Frederick County, Md., the...


A Place to Belong - The Senior Day Center at Stella Maris

Everyone needs a place to belong—a place where they are safe and comfortable. This is true no matter how old you are, and regardless of your medical conditions or needs.Evelyn Brouse...


Age in Place Village - Washington Post Article

Through a growing number of senior villages in the D.C. area, aging in place becomes easierNationally, the number of villages registered with the network has increased from 50 in 2010...


Study Breaks Down Aging Population's Health Issues By Community

When it comes to health and aging, where you live matters.The study, conducted for the Tufts Health Plan Foundation, looked at nearly 100 factors that impact healthy aging for...


Grantmakers In Aging receives $1.3 million grant to help communities become more "age-friendly"

Grant will support five communities in second year of Community AGEnda: Great Places to Grow Up and Grow OldWashington, DC/New York, NY (October 16, 2013) ? Grantmakers In Aging...


Hybrid Cars Are a Status Symbol of Sorts for Seniors

Paying extra bucks to “go green” in a hybrid car may pay off in self-esteem and image for older drivers, as well as give a healthy boost to the environment, according to a Baylor...


Revenues for Aging in Place Market to Surpass $30 Billion by 2017

Aging in Place is the concept and practice of allowing the elderly to live in their own homes and reduce the amount of time spent in hospitals and nursing homes, or spent with an in-home...


Blind Spot Warning Systems Rated Top Tech Pick By Mature Drivers

New technologies influence older driver confidence, according to surveyMature drivers rank Blind Spot Warning systems highest from a list of 10 new vehicle features, saying this technology...


The Impact of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is an ever-growing problem that robs people of their quality of life. Because it takes away the capacity to communicate and reduces social interaction between people,...


Theater Unites Generations

The newly formed Sykesville Little Theatre held its maiden production to four sold-out performances in September at the Neiswender Theater, which is on the campus of Fairhaven, a continuing...


Virtual home tour shows how to remodel and "age in place"

Do you dream of staying in the home you love long into your retirement years?Many of us share that dream but don’t think to make important changes early on so that our home...


Time to Connect - Seabury Resources for Aging

Whether you are forging a friendship or building a business, creating strong bonds is hard work. In a world filled with quick solutions and easy fixes, the act of building relationships...


Senior Communities Partners with "Aging in Place Village"

Methodist Home Opens Its Doors to Northwest Neighbors Village Northwest Neighbors Village (NNV), a network of support services empowering residents of northwest DC to remain independent...


Survey Results - Mobility & Transportation Options for Older Adults - Fairfax County

Key FindingsTwenty-seven percent of respondents were unable to get to a destination in the past month.The majority were unaware of the free travel training programs.Those with the...


People on the Move - Cleveland Park Village

Veteran health and education activist Susan Hester takes office as founding Executive Director of Cleveland Park Village. “For the first year, my vision for Cleveland Park Village...


MIT AgeLab Reveal Benefits of Exercise on Mature Drivers

The Hartford Center for Mature Market Excellence and MIT AgeLab released a  new study findings on the benefits of exercise for mature drivers. The study, involving drivers ages...


Tools for Communities to Assess Their Livability and "Aging in Place" Status

Communities in the U.S. can follow a relatively simple and low cost initial set of indicators to determine if their services meet the needs of an aging population.  These indicators...


Working Into Retirement

Retiring…and Keeping Your Day JobWhen we think of a “retirement community,” we tend to picture seniors at leisure, playing games and polishing their golf clubs. But that picture...


Virginia Livable Home Tax Credit Program

Virginia Livable Home Tax Credit Program.  This program is designed to improve accessibility and universal visitability in Virginia’s residential units.  It provides state...


Remodeling to "Age in Place" Research

Boomers.  One word says it all.  They’re numerous — representing 44  percent of the U.S. population*) — they like to be heard, and they’re  redefining society’s...


More Room to Care

The most essential element of caregiving is caring. To truly serve seniors and their families, an organization has to care—about individuals and their unique needs, about families...


Teacher for Life - Roland Park Place

Teachers don’t retire. ­ Their pupils just change. ­ The desires to educate, provoke thought and inspire curiosity never go away. Such has certainly been the case for Gerritt...


A Balanced Life - Ingleside at King Farm

He spends his time reading and writing. She loves gliding around the ice rink. Together, they enjoy a custom lifestyle that meets both of their needs.An introverted academic and former...


Memorable Moments - Arbor Place

Love. Laughter. Joy. These are singularly human experiences—and they are essential to a good life, regardless of age or ability. In fact, individuals who are coping with cognitive...


Rosner Healthcare Navigation–Real Life Profile

When Betsy Kremer went to visit her parents, Howie and Billie Palmer, in their assisted living community in upstate New York, she quickly realized that her father was not flourishing...


All Inclusive - Forest Hills of D.C.

Consumers often associate the words “all inclusive” with resort hotels and cruise ships. However, some local innovators are applying the term inclusive more broadly and offering...


Best Design Practices for Dementia Care Facilities

Perkins Eastman Research Collaborative and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America(AFA) recently published a white paper, “Excellence in Design: Optimal Living Space for People...


Laughing Matters - Pine Run Retirement Community

Comedy only resonates if it contains a kernel of truth. That’s why comedians have to know their audiences—and their lives—well.Such is certainly the case with The Curtain...


Friends and Neighbors - White Horse Village

Good friends are hard to find. Great friends who are also neighbors are even rarer. The residents of White Horse Village have found both—hundreds of them—at their full service...


Learning and Connecting - Cathedral Village

Forget the old rhyme, “No more pencils, no more books, no more teacher’s dirty looks.” At VillageCollege, the continuing education program at Cathedral Village, the pencils...


Assisted Living Inventory Growth - Nursing Home Continues to Slide

McKnights Long Term Care reports that assisted living inventory growth reached a historic high in the second quarter of 2014, while nursing home inventory continued its slight...


A Booming Community - Homewood at Willow Ponds

Friends prepare for a museum outing. A woman heads off ­ to work. Students file into the fitness center.Homewood at Willow Ponds, an active adult community in Frederick, Md., is booming—primarily...


Art and Inspiration - Lorien Taneytown

Art has always been a big part of Millicent “Millie” Bassett’s life. From theaters in New York City to classrooms in Connecticut, Millie has been inspired by countless artists—and...


Friends and Neighbors - The Fountains at Washington House

Good friends and great neighbors are always there to lend a hand. That’s exactly what Carmen Callan was doing—helping a friend—when she found her ideal retirement community.As...


Real-Life Story - The Crossings at Falls Run

When Ralph and Patti Myers went to an open house at The Crossings at Falls Run, they enjoyed great company and a delicious meal—and they decided to stay. Located in Fredericksburg,...


Alzheimer's: The Facts and Figures

alzheimer’s association report sheds new light on scope of diseaseAccording to the 2013 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report, one in three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s...


The Circle of Life - Foulkeways at Gwynedd

In early 1986, Douglas Tweddale came to Foulkeways at Gwynedd, a Continuing Care Retirement Community in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania,to fill an opening for an Administrator,...


Making a Buzz - White Horse Village

The saws hum. The drills purr. The hammers bang. The woodworkers are making a buzz again.In the Woodshop at White Horse Village, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC)...


A Living Legacy - Dunwoody Village

Everyone wants to leave a legacy. Whether it’s a family business, an accomplished offspring or a collection of worldly goods, most people strive to leave an impression on the world....


Blood Test for Alzhemier's Still Years Away

Boston Globe reports that the headlines last week touted the promise of a new blood test for Alzheimer’s disease — a simple, non-invasive way to detect the condition...


U.S. News & World Report Releases Best Nursing Homes 2014

U.S. News & World Report, publisher of Best Hospitals and Best Children’s Hospitals, today released its Best Nursing Homes 2014, highlighting the top nursing homes...


Smooth Sailing - Baywoods of Annapolis

A first ascent of a mountain with two kids in tow. Three days anchored off a reef after los­ing a mast. An epic sail across the Atlantic. Herb and Ruth Weiss have shared quite a few...


Puppy Love at Morningside House of Friendship

Alice Heiderman has always been a dog person. Throughout her life, she’s been the proud owner of many wonderful dogs. However, when she met Lily, the therapy dog at Morningside House...


Baltimore Sun Reports Developers of Bel Air retirement community won't change plans

Developers of a continuing care retirement community and surrounding single-family homes east of Bel Air changed their plans once, based on community opposition, but they do not plan...


Study Highlights Differences Among Residents in the Nation's Largest and Smallest Assisted Living Communities

In the first of its kind, researchers at George Mason University have documented distinct differences among residents of the largest and smallest assisted living communities in the...


Veterans’ Journeys Overlap

Two residents of a memory care facility in Yardley, Pa., probably have crossed paths numerous times over the course of their lives, unbeknownst to them or their families until recently,...


Time to Enjoy

Few things are more reliable than time. Time, they say, stops for no man. But some people are certainly better at making the most of their time—at seizing life’s opportunities...


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It's not an old folks home . . . pretend it's a college

Submitted by Steve Gurney of Positive Aging SourcebookOne frequent tip that I provide to individuals and families is often related to the stigma of researching and visiting senior...

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