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Shelley Peterman Schwarz: Aging better at home and seeing the world - 77Square.com

Shelley Peterman Schwarz: Aging better at home and seeing the world - 77Square.com | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Shelley Peterman Schwarz: Aging better at home and seeing the world 77Square.com September is Healthy Aging Month, and as one of the millions of (aging) Baby Boomers, I'm beginning to understand what it feels like to be unable to do the things I...
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Collaborative Housing Aims To Build Housing For The Sharing Economy - Forbes

Collaborative Housing Aims To Build Housing For The Sharing Economy - Forbes | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Collaborative Housing Aims To Build Housing For The Sharing Economy
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The sharing economy has made it possible for people to extract new value from peer-to-peer rentals of their homes, cars and other items.
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Boomers Face Caregiver Shortage Amid New Rules - Businessweek

Boomers Face Caregiver Shortage Amid New Rules - Businessweek | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Boomers Face Caregiver Shortage Amid New Rules Businessweek The current workforce is aging, and low pay may make the career unattractive to entrants, said Catherine Ruckelshaus, legal co-director of the National Employment Law Project, which...
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How long do you continue to fight when death is certain?

How long do you continue to fight when death is certain? | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
For each of us what is important and gives meaning to our lives, is balanced with what we sacrifice.
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Natural death is an important aspect of aging.

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In Coming Decades, Fewer Caregivers

In Coming Decades, Fewer Caregivers | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
As baby boomers age, the odds of finding a family caregiver — or even a professional one — are very likely to worsen, according to a new report from the AARP’s Public Policy Institute.
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Deepak Chopra: Can the Truth Come Back With a Capital 'T'? (Part 4)

Mainstream science has proved wildly successful despite its setting a low priority for pursuing the nature of consciousness as a major force. What kind of success can we point to for this newer paradigm?

Via Cathie Bird
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New American Funding Supports National Age in Place Council Chapter for ... - Brazil Business Today (subscription)

New American Funding Supports National Age in Place Council Chapter for ... - Brazil Business Today (subscription) | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
New American Funding Supports National Age in Place Council Chapter for ...
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Another funding source shows up for Aging in community in Southern California.

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Volume 7, Number 3, March 2013 (Topic: Aging in "Connected" Communities)

The Gerontological Society of America
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Great overview of age friendly communites, a big shout out to Villages and the Network.  Great resource for grants and resources.

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22 Tips To Help You Age Brilliantly

22 Tips To Help You Age Brilliantly | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
We've found new ways to make sure you keep blossoming into an ever-better you -- wiser, sexier, more resilient, and not the least bit stressed about how you look next to a 19-year-old.
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Never too many suggestions, it seems to me.  Pick and choose but do some of them.

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Mobility Aids to Help the Elderly Get In and Out of Bed

Mobility Aids to Help the Elderly Get In and Out of Bed | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Get in and out of your bed safely with mobility aids for the elderly.
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Johns Hopkins study aims to help low-income older adults age in place

Johns Hopkins study aims to help low-income older adults age in place | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
School of Nursing study aims to help low-income older adults age in place (Hurray Johns Hopkins for helping low-income #seniors age in place at home where they belong!
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Walking Away From Medicare

Walking Away From Medicare | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
As their numbers dwindle, geriatricians debate their role.
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How many of us will be able to afford this option if the greiatricians keep leaving the practice?  Plan now or regret it later.  The government is not gong to solve the problem, at least not at current course and speed.

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5 Things You Should Know About Family Caregivers

5 Things You Should Know About Family Caregivers | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it

With more than 43 million Americans caring for an older adult -- a number that's rising -- family caregiving is increasingly a workplace concern. 

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Incredibly important to examine all options available before this is true for all 77 miilion of the boomers.

 

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FCEDC seeks approval for senior living study - The Garden City Telegram

FCEDC seeks approval for senior living study The Garden City Telegram DuVall said taking a look at senior living issues also could create opportunities to address housing and quality of life issues, plenty of reasons why the study fits as an...
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Suspected BIFF members attack Mlang village in Cotabato - GMA News

Suspected BIFF members attack Mlang village in Cotabato - GMA News | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Suspected BIFF members attack Mlang village in Cotabato GMA News MLANG, Cotabato - Loud explosions and simultaneous gunfire awakened the residents of Barangay Tibao as fierce fighting broke out between military troops and suspected members of the...
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You Take Care of Mom, But Who Will Take Care of You?

You Take Care of Mom, But Who Will Take Care of You? | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
AARP Predicts Caregiver Ratio Will Plummet, Worst to Hit When Boomers Top Age 80
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Yet another chnage cased by the Age Wave.

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Can You Trust a Financial Adviser to Help Plan Your Retirement - AARP

Can You Trust a Financial Adviser to Help Plan Your Retirement - AARP | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
It’s the hardest question to answer in personal finance: Who can you trust? Here are a few things to consider when selecting someone to manage your money.
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See proliferation of "senior designated specialists".

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Rebecca Mead: New Ways to Care for People with Dementia

Rebecca Mead: New Ways to Care for People with Dementia | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
More than five million Americans have Alzheimer’s or similar illnesses, and that number is growing.
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Move Over Nursing Homes — There's Something Different : NPR

Move Over Nursing Homes — There's Something Different : NPR | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
One thing most people dread as they age is ending up in a nursing home, where they imagine they'll have to deal with sharing a room, rigid schedules and bad smells.
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Help Your Parents Join The Aging In Place Revolution

Help Your Parents Join The Aging In Place Revolution | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Like the colonists, your mother and father treasure their independence. Take steps now to help them keep it as long as possible.
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Dementia’s Signs May Come Early

Dementia’s Signs May Come Early | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Doctors are starting to pay more attention to patients who say they are experiencing cognitive problems but do not yet show a measurable decline.

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West Seattleites fear ' urban villages ' will create parking jungle - KING5.com

West Seattleites fear ' urban villages ' will create parking jungle - KING5.com | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
West Seattleites fear ' urban villages ' will create parking jungle
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They passed the Growth Management Act, which, among other things, allows developments like those proposed along Avalon Way to opt out of providing any parking whatsoever.
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Another reason not to keep doing it the old way.

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Home alone: Fixing up seniors' houses to help them age in place - Hattiesburg American

Home alone: Fixing up seniors' houses to help them age in place - Hattiesburg American | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Home alone: Fixing up seniors' houses to help them age in place Hattiesburg American The Capable project — it stands for Community Aging in Place, Advancing Better Living for Elders — is being closely watched by Medicaid officials in other states...
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Redefining What Makes Communities Livable

Redefining What Makes Communities Livable | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
The birth of the baby boom generation brought with it a time of tremendous demographic upheaval in the United States.
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Sure seems like a popular subject nowadays, everyone is writing about it.

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Semniors Flex Creative Muscles....

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Tim Carpenter, and meta Housing are coming to Portland soon.  Anotehr great example of re-inventing how we live otu our years. 

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