Perhaps the recent Don Drummond Ontario Economic Report is well timed with respect to our health care costs and longevity. Delivery of more cost efficient home care to an aging population is for sure prudent, as most older people prefer to stay in their own homes. Assuming the level of appropriate care can be delivered.
Category Archives: aging & community design
Scenario in the Americas. While there might be something to be said for a troupe of 60 or 70 something’s living in a “retirement resort” removed from urban centres, sharing common social values and activities; from what I’ve seen that option has a limited shelf life. Communal in this case still has its boundaries around
For a couple of decades, I’ve had recurring conversations about how, through our progression of ages and stages into later life, our concepts for living arrangements might be re-envisioned. This always led straight to explore variations on forms of communal living. But in my mind it never took the form of totally segregated adult communities.
Housing for the Over 50’s – a growing North American business proposition for retirement living developers, architects and designers of interior spaces, home care providers and builders of personal care homes. It’s one we should pay attention to if we want to have a say in the design or put in a hand to help
You’re alone, single or suddenly single as a result of losing a partner and maybe on top of this you don’t have family to look out for you as you advance into later years. What do you do in this scenario to prepare for your aging at home strategy? If “a good precaution is never
When is it best to be proactive about your own “aging at home” strategy? When it’s beyond your control or when the thought first filters prominently through your brain? If you’ve faced this question with an aging parent, then you most likely know that for the most part it was sparked by something sudden –