Many senior adults prefer to stay in their own homes as they age. The “Aging in Place” movement reflects aging adults’ desire to avoid moving in with family or other assisted living options. If this sounds familiar, you may be wondering how you can help your aging parents remain in their home safely. Let's look at two things you can do to get started.
It's no secret that people are living longer today than in previous times. Average life spans reach the mid-80's and many people are living well into their 90s. A common wish of this aging population is to remain in their homes, or to "age in place." Smart technology is increasingly becoming a way to make this happen.