Saturday, July 18, 2009

Growth of Industry to Support Aging in Place

Read all about it! There is an entire industry that has sprung up to help people age in place. And the recession is having an impact on the trend. The New York Times business section has a great article on this topic.

Older folks don't want to move to assisted living. And anyway, assisted living can be really expensive.

But what does it take to age in place successfully, affordably and safely? This article explores the topic. Well worth reading....

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/18/health/18patient.html

Here is a synopsis:

Making Home a Safer Place, Affordably
Published: July 18, 2009
If older people choose to remain in houses where they are comfortable, there are many ways to shore up their homes’ safety

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