Blogging in Place

Aging In Place In Exurbia

As NAIPC devotes this year to expanding the scope of aging in place and emphasizes the need for planning, it behooves us to tackle the specific needs and concerns of those in smaller towns and villages throughout the country, where services are scattered and civic resources are less.

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Bell's Blog: Our Ship on the Ocean

Aging is the ocean.  But Aging in Place is just a ship on that ocean, a vehicle that provides, among other things, a room and food and service and care and transportation and social engagement. Read More »

Bell’s Blog: Favorite Tunes

Gene Starn a former journalist and editor of a newspaper in West Florida and, now over 90, retains a scribe’s peering eyes of skepticism.   But, when I saw him last week, those eyes had a new glint.  Read More »

Celebrate Aging in Place Week: Bell's Blog

There may have been 14 screens at the movie complex in Palm Beach Gardens, but there may as well have been just one.  As I stood near the box office late Saturday afternoon, each person in the long line requested the same movie: “The Intern.” ...

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The Voice Library

When we are missing someone the world seems such an expansive place, but with today’s technology the world grows infinitely smaller, and whoever we are missing seems a little bit closer.

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Medicaid Eligibility and Aging in Place

Many senior citizens prefer to remain in their homes. They don't want to have to enter a nursing home, nor do they want to move in with a family member, at least not before they absolutely have to. Read More »

Finding Love at any age

After the death of his father, Steve Loring watched as his mother learned to face life alone. Read More »

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