Living Options (p1):

Research, explorations, discussions, and products and resources relating to Living Options: from Tech-enhanced Life.

Home Modifications, Shared housing, Village Movement, Co-Housing; Active Adult Community, Continuing Care

 

For Older Adults, their Families, and Caregivers

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Analysis & Exploration: Living Options

Cohousing: The Power of Community

Cohousing: The power of community. Thoughts from a cohousing pioneer.

 

 

Retirement Living Options

When it comes to retirement living options, the question of whether to stay at home or to move often looms large. Here are the things to consider so you make the right decision.

 

 

Fall proofing your house: a checklist

For the older adult worried about falls, one of the most important tasks is to "fall-proof" your house. There are numerous services you can retain to help with this. But how do you know they have done the right things? And, if you are the friend or family of an older adult, how can you do a "check" to make sure the house of the person you care for is relatively well "fall-proofed"? Here is a useful checklist developed by the Executive Director of Marin Villages.

 

 

Explorer Discussions: Living Options

Covid Benefits--Part 3

Virtual1, the first  Longevity Explorers group that plans to meet entriely online with circle members living coast to coast discussed the benefits they accrued during the pandemic. In the third recorded segment of our July meeting, individual members continue to discuss affirmative change in... .........Read more

Covid Benefits--Part 3

Virtual1, the first  Longevity Explorers group that plans to meet entriely online with circle members living coast to coast discussed the benefits they accrued during the pandemic. In the third recorded segment of our July meeting, individual members continue to discuss affirmative change in... .........Read more

Covid Benefits--Part 3

Virtual1, the first  Longevity Explorers group that plans to meet entriely online with circle members living coast to coast discussed the benefits they accrued during the pandemic. In the third recorded segment of our July meeting, individual members continue to discuss affirmative change in... .........Read more

Covid Benefits--Part 1

While Covid has brought many challenges to our lives, members explored the positive experiences that they discovered while sheltering at home. Even as a community particularly at risk, members are finding a wide variety of ways to enjoy their time and learn new... .........Read more

Covid Benefits--Part 1

While Covid has brought many challenges to our lives, members explored the positive experiences that they discovered while sheltering at home. Even as a community particularly at risk, members are finding a wide variety of ways to enjoy their time and learn new... .........Read more

Covid Benefits--Part 1

While Covid has brought many challenges to our lives, members explored the positive experiences that they discovered while sheltering at home. Even as a community particularly at risk, members are finding a wide variety of ways to enjoy their time and learn new... .........Read more

 

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Useful Products & Resources: Living Options (shared by our Explorers)

Essential Retirement Planning for Solo Agers

 
 

This is a book about planning retirement for those aging alone (solo agers). One of our explorers brought it along to a meeting and recommends it.

 

Mom's New Pad

 
 

Mom's New Pad is a California Bay Area senior referral and relocation service designed to address all of the major roadblocks to downsizing and moving.

 

StayorMove.org

 

Stayormove.org is a developing website intending to offer helpful guidance in the form of video clips, articles, and links to resources for those who are planning their living situations for the later years of life.

 

Medicare.gov/Nursing Home Compare

 

Medicare.gov offers consumers a rating service for Nursing Homes that participate in the Medicare program.

 

The Senior Cohousing Handbook

 
 

Architect Charles Durrett focuses on the creation of intentional senior cohousing communities as the active adults' alternative to aging in an assisted living facility.

 

SilverSpaces - home safety assessment tool

 

SilverSpaces is an assessment tool designed for evaluating the safety and security of the home as we age

 

Silvernest - Roomates for Seniors

 
Silvernest
 

Silvernest, a roommate-matching service for boomers and empty nesters who have space to share.

 

Envoy - Family Concierge Service

 

Envoy’s mobile app lets family members or elders find, communicate with and pay for a prescreened family concierge.

 

At Home with Growing Older (AHWGO)

 

From architectural home modifications to personal improvement, Susanne Stadler leads a multidisciplinary team of professionals deeply contemplating the challenges of growing old, and leading a proactive effort to find solutions.

 

 

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