Tag Archives: aging in place

Ageing in Place: An Envisioning for Us All.

Right now thousands of older adult children of older adult parents are in decision-making mode, discussing the options for the best quality living in later life – move to an assisted living or a so-called retirement residence, or stay and accommodate living in your own home, or downsize to a smaller own home. In the

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Technology & Optimal Aging on a Lonely Planet.

Here we are, a global aging population, pivoting on a speedy technology curve – kick starting, crowd funding, backing another hackathon or pitch event to promote technology innovations we hope will enhance or improve our experience with the promise of longevity. Over at least the last five or so years, it has become quite alluring,

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Summer Shorts 27: Robotics, Active Aging & a Date with Destiny

Now I only just discovered that thanks to me, Toyota has kept their market share; and with their marketing foresight, they knew both of us would be on a date with destiny in my later life. It all started with that purchase of my very first car, a blue 2-door Toyota Corolla. Little did I

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Later Life in Condos, a New Naked City – Part 3

Condos in general have their unique dynamics – social engagement and operational finances to name but two. And those who have chosen to live in urban condo dwellings will know that there are enough issues that percolate, (and sometimes boil over), in and out of the occasion of the Annual General Meeting. Adding the aging

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Later Life in Condos, a New Naked City – Part 2

Who could argue with anyone in their later life, (as for example with the two women in their 80s featured in the CBC News piece – Vertical City), when they say they want to age in place with independence in their own condo as long as possible? After all, as one Julie Beddoes said in

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Later Life in Condos, a New Naked City – Part 1

One of the ongoing narratives in the changing face of cities is condominium development and how making that choice for living, making a home in a condo community has become, (well for some maybe) – almost an only choice reality. The decision to own or rent a condo crosses all generational, cultural and socioeconomic groups,

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