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SILVER SPRING SPEAKS: A Senior Village in Silver Spring? Yes indeed!

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It Takes a Village - Huffington Post (blog)

It Takes a Village - Huffington Post (blog) | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
It Takes a VillageHuffington Post (blog)Today, BHV has 400 members, consisting of 70% individuals and 30% couples.
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A Desperate Act, Born of Depression

A Desperate Act, Born of Depression | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
Over the last several months, two California men have watched their wives end their lives after a long, drawn-out illness. Were the husbands' acts informed by love or despair? Were they a reasonable response to unbearable suffering?
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Projects funded to help older Minnesotans stay at home - Alexandria Echo Press

Projects funded to help older Minnesotans stay at homeAlexandria Echo PressProjects funded to help older Minnesotans stay at home.
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Foster care for Vets | Aging in Place News

Foster care for Vets | Aging in Place News | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
With increasing options in health care for the aging population, some American war veterans who could live in nursing homes for free are choosing to use their own money to fund their stays in medical foster homes through ...
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CAAR – University of Wisconsin-Madison Institute on Aging ...

“24th Annual Colloquium on Aging,” to be held Oct. 2, 2012, in Madison, Wisconsin. “Showcasing the latest research and resources on positive aging, with speakers, a Poster Session, and a Health & Resource Fair.” For more ...
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The Winds Are Changing - Aging Friendly Communities

The Winds Are Changing - Aging Friendly Communities | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
For years, Florida & Arizona were prime retirement locations. Now in 2012, they have slid in their rankings. Read more about the best places for aging in place.
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Technology helps seniors intent on aging in place

Technology helps seniors intent on aging in place | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
While we all know that technology has invaded our lives every day and in every way, you may not have thought about how it can help us deal with the issues of ag (Technology helps seniors intent on aging in place - http://t.co/ctdJz9I5...
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Livable Communities & Aging In Place

Livable Communities & Aging In Place | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
In the Global Report on Aging (Summer 2005), Robert McNulty, Founder and President, Partners for Livable Communities puts forth what he believes are the core issues that the elderly and their communities are currently (and will continue) to face as...
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Some Surprises in Milken Institute Study of Best Cities for Aging In Place

Some Surprises in Milken Institute Study of Best Cities for Aging In Place | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
For seniors who want to age in their own homes, where might be the best places in the country to live during the next few decades? Judging by a new nonpartisan think tank analysis, they might not be where you would think.
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Aging in Place: Maryland Task Force Meets to Study the Needs of ...

Aging in Place: Maryland Task Force Meets to Study the Needs of ... | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
July 26 Crownsville, MD – As the country's population ages, the demand for housing will shift dramatically and the need for services to help older adults age in place will grow exponentially, according to a study by the Center ...
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Former HUD Secretary: Prepare for Most Americans To Age In Place - Reverse Mortgage Daily

Former HUD Secretary: Prepare for Most Americans To Age In Place - Reverse Mortgage Daily | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
Former HUD Secretary: Prepare for Most Americans To Age In PlaceReverse Mortgage DailyBased on research his company, CityView, has conducted, he stressed the need for resources that will allow the vast majority of Americans to age in place.
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Home-Based Healthcare - Aging in Place Concepts

Caring for seniors is entering a period of transition, driven by a number of key factors combining with ability of wireless communications to extend safety and medical monitoring.
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Importance of Socialization and Exercise to Senior Wellbeing ...

Importance of Socialization and Exercise to Senior Wellbeing ... | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
Being isolated from friends and family, worrying about money issues or feeling that you don't fit into today's society can all have a negative effect on mental health, and cause depression. Seniors that regularly socialize with ...
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How to network within your own neighborhood

How to network within your own neighborhood | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
Just like social networking can strengthen a company, networking — both online and in person — can strengthen the people around you. There's some truth to the saying "it takes a village" and, in modern times, that village is ...
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Organizers Kick 'Senior Village' Development Into High Gear ...

Organizers Kick 'Senior Village' Development Into High Gear ... | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
The team also deals with non-senior issues. Program Manager Barbara Karro said they'll likely take on childhood obesity soon. “We were able to go county-wide, and that enabled Pete to have a group outside of a civic ...
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'Village' groups, home alterations help more elderly people keep the ...

Including the United States, Canada, Australia and the Netherlands, there are now 89 villages in operation and another 123 in development, according to the Village to Village Network. “The fundamental thinking behind the village is that it ...
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Use Caution When Hiring an Independent ... - Minding Our Elders

Use Caution When Hiring an Independent ... - Minding Our Elders | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
Dear Carol: My mom is 89 and lives alone. Considering her age, she gets along in her apartment quite well. She wears a personal alarm so she can get help if she falls, and I stop in twice a day. Still, I worry.
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Strategies for Nike Air Max Expanding Older! | articlereference.net

Conserve a positive attitude. You're only as aged when you truly feel, and when you remain positive aging might be a fantastic time of your life. Be sure to begin each day supplying i appreciate you everything you have in your ...
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Aging in place: Most seniors want to stay put

Aging in place: Most seniors want to stay put | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
Beryl O'Connor, 80, has no interest in trading the home she's lived in since the 1970s for retirement center. "I just couldn’t be around old people,” she says. Aging in place is the overwhelming preference of Americans over 50.
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Think Tank Ranks Top Cities for Aging in Place | Home Health Care News

Think Tank Ranks Top Cities for Aging in Place | Home Health Care News | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
Think Tank Ranks Top Cities for Aging in Place: With many people in the aging population focused on the best way...
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Aging In Place

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What is “aging in place”? Simply, it describes a cultural shift in which older people are choosing to stay at home, rather than live in nursing homes or assisted living facilities. The National Association of Home Builders ...
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What Does it Take to Age in Place? | Inside Aging Parent Care

What Does it Take to Age in Place? | Inside Aging Parent Care | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
Along with 95% of the population over 55, Bill and I hope to live out our days at home in our South Denver retirement cottage. In fact, aging in place is at.
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PocketFinder Conducive to Aging-In-Place - Universal Design

PocketFinder Conducive to Aging-In-Place - Universal Design | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
This device can easily become a family's best friend. It was made to track the location of a person, pet, or even a car.
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The Economic Dividend and Hidden Cost of Aging in Place | Aging In Place, Seniors at Home, Elder Care at Home, Universal Design

The Economic Dividend and Hidden Cost of Aging in Place | Aging In Place, Seniors at Home, Elder Care at Home, Universal Design | Aging Gracefully in a Village | Scoop.it
TigerPlace Study: Aging in place is less expensive and provides better health outcomes for seniors than nursing homes and assisted-living facilities,U.S.
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