Aging Gracefully ...
Follow
Find
234 views | +0 today
 
Scooped by Ken Pyburn
onto Aging Gracefully in a Village
Scoop.it!

Video Proof of Concept: Design for Aging in Place

Design for Aging in Place - presentation of the video proof of concept developed by James Perakis and Matteo Patelli within the Smart[er] Cities program deve...
Ken Pyburn's insight:

Inspired video, maybe not as far of for progeressive villages as one might think.

more...
No comment yet.

From around the web

Aging Gracefully in a Village
Living co-operatively as we age
Curated by Ken Pyburn
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Ken Pyburn
Scoop.it!

Villages Help Older People Age in Place, Stay in Their Homes Longer - AARP Th...

Villages Help Older People Age in Place, Stay in Their Homes Longer - AARP Th... | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
More than a neighborhood, a village gives older people a better chance to stay in their own home longer. Find out why this community concept is catching on, what villages are like, and how you can start one yourself.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Pyburn
Scoop.it!

The Village in Howard signing up volunteers, opening soon - Baltimore Sun

The Village in Howard signing up volunteers, opening soon - Baltimore Sun | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
Two years after volunteers started planning a senior village in Howard County, the community designed to help aging county residents remain in their homes is about to open for business.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Pyburn
Scoop.it!

Aging in Place Services More Important Now Than Ever | Home Health Care News

Aging in Place Services More Important Now Than Ever | Home Health Care News | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
#homecare Aging in Place Services More Important Now Than Ever http://t.co/wQkd9bp4fN
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Pyburn
Scoop.it!

A New Element of Focus: Simple, Green, Aging in Place Solutions | Simple Green Design

A New Element of Focus: Simple, Green, Aging in Place Solutions | Simple Green Design | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
Important Focus #Aging in Place Solutions http://t.co/FovhXkvkLe #seniors #health #babyboomers
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Pyburn
Scoop.it!

It takes a village: Social support collectives help people age in place - San Jose Mercury News

It takes a village: Social support collectives help people age in place - San Jose Mercury News | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
It takes a village: Social support collectives help people age in place
San Jose Mercury News
More than 120 villages operate in the United States, Canada and Australia, according to the Village to Village Network.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Pyburn
Scoop.it!

Aging in Place: ReThinking Aging - Aging In Place

Aging in Place: ReThinking Aging - Aging In Place | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
The underlying assumption with "aging in place" is that older people are capable of remaining home by choice.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Pyburn
Scoop.it!

From the Suburbs to the City: Trends in Senior Housing

From the Suburbs to the City: Trends in Senior Housing | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
As the silent generation and baby boomers age, many want more urban, community-centered senior housing options. What’s driving the shift?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Pyburn
Scoop.it!

It takes a village: Social support collectives help people age in place - San Jose Mercury News

It takes a village: Social support collectives help people age in place - San Jose Mercury News | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
It takes a village: Social support collectives help people age in place
San Jose Mercury News
...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Ken Pyburn from Healthcare Issues & Advocacy
Scoop.it!

Hospital to home focus may reduce readmissions, study finds - NBC News.com

Hospital to home focus may reduce readmissions, study finds - NBC News.com | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
Helping people who were recently released from a hospital understand how to care for themselves and informing their primary care doctors...

Via Chana Andler
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Pyburn
Scoop.it!

AGING IN PLACE: Not ‘if’ but ‘when’

AGING IN PLACE: Not ‘if’ but ‘when’ | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
The meeting was with an elderly Vermonter, one of those grizzled, wiry older guys with flowing white hair, a full beard and muscles that are built over a lifetime of hard work in the woods and on the farm.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Pyburn
Scoop.it!

Home Without Age

Home Without Age | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
Everyone Should Have a Home Designed for “Aging in Place” #homewithoutage #boomers #qca (RT @DrJillBjerke: Everyone Should Have a Home Designed for “Aging in Place” #homewithoutage #boomers #qca http://t.co/ROuelHXGvj)...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Pyburn
Scoop.it!

The Active Process of Aging in Place - Housing Perspectives - Blogger

The Active Process of Aging in Place - Housing Perspectives - Blogger | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
Indeed, surveys show that most people want to live independently in their current homes and communities as they age—a preference popularly called “aging in place.” In a 2010 survey of 1,600 people over aged 45, AARP ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Pyburn
Scoop.it!

It takes villages: Boomers' new retirement communities

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Where do retired recreational vehicle enthusiasts go when they get too old to hit the road?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Pyburn
Scoop.it!

Social isolation and aging in place

Social isolation and aging in place | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
Lifetimes of discrimination and stigmatization put LGBT older adults at risk for social isolation, generally considered to be an involuntary lack of contact with others. It may coexist with loneliness, but they are not the same.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Pyburn
Scoop.it!

DESCHENE: Importance of aging in place - Attleboro Sun Chronicle

Aging in place is a growing movement in elder law planning. Its goal is for people to plan ahead so they can live safely and independently in their own homes and communities as they age, and avoid moving to a nursing home.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Pyburn
Scoop.it!

Trail's End Saloon hosts benefit concert for Villages NW - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Trail's End Saloon hosts benefit concert for Villages NW - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
Trail's End Saloon hosts benefit concert for Villages NW The Oregonian - OregonLive.com Proceeds will benefit the two-year-old nonprofit group that has organized neighborhood residents into planning groups with the mission to get seven grassroots...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Pyburn
Scoop.it!

Aging in place: what to consider sooner than later

Aging in place: what to consider sooner than later | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
Why live out your days in assisted living when you have a great mortgage rate and a lovely home? Age in place happily with the right home renovations.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Pyburn
Scoop.it!

Petaluma seniors join Village program - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Petaluma seniors join Village program - Santa Rosa Press Democrat | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
Petaluma seniors join Village program Santa Rosa Press Democrat Anne Greenblatt, second from left, of the Village Network, talks with members Nora Pearl, center right, Doris Nelson, right, and prospective member Carolyn Wagenvoord, left, as they...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Pyburn
Scoop.it!

Lewes Community Village plans Treasures from the Attic sale Aug. 30 - Cape Gazette

Lewes Community Village plans Treasures from the Attic sale Aug. 30 - Cape Gazette | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
Cape Gazette
Lewes Community Village plans Treasures from the Attic sale Aug.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Pyburn
Scoop.it!

Learn About Villages Without Walls | Aloha Community Library

Learn About Villages Without Walls | Aloha Community Library | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
Village Without Walls is part of a rapidly growing national movement that makes it possible to age in our own neighborhood, in our own homes, using a network of volunteer support and reduced cost professional services.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Pyburn
Scoop.it!

Senior Living: Aging population enough reason for city commission - Naperville Sun

Senior Living: Aging population enough reason for city commission Naperville Sun One of my friends alerted me to a recent article written by Mark Muller, of Reuters, that discusses, in part, how the trend toward seniors aging in place can impact...
Ken Pyburn's insight:

Yet another way to provide aging in place services, just like a village.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Pyburn
Scoop.it!

Incoming Virtual Village helps the aging stay put - Capitol Hill Times

Incoming Virtual Village helps the aging stay put - Capitol Hill Times | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
Incoming Virtual Village helps the aging stay put
Capitol Hill Times
There are approximately 125 of these villages functioning and vibrant throughout the United States right now, with just as many in the development phase.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Pyburn
Scoop.it!

Home Without Age

Home Without Age | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
Home Modifications to Consider for Aging in Place Safely #aginginplace #qca (RT @DrJillBjerke: Home Modifications to Consider for Aging in Place Safely #aginginplace #qca http://t.co/8awtrhq2sS)...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Pyburn
Scoop.it!

Home Security Systems - Home Automation for Aging in Place

Home Security Systems - Home Automation for Aging in Place | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
Home security systems can integrate naturally with home automation. There are many benefits for those aging in place by pairing these types of technology.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Pyburn
Scoop.it!

Aging in Place – Medical Alert Systems | Driving Miss Daisy ...

Aging in Place – Medical Alert Systems | Driving Miss Daisy ... | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
Aging in Place isn't an easy thing for the patient or the caregiver. One popular idea being used to bring added safety and peace of mind to both parties is medical alert systems. These systems offer monitoring equipment to be ...
more...
No comment yet.