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There’s No Place Like Home

There’s No Place Like Home

According to the AARP, 80 percent of American seniors desire to stay in their homes for the remainder of their lives. This process is known as “aging in place.” Seniors choose to age in place for many reasons: proximity to family, familiarity, convenience, a desire to maintain independence, as well as safety and security. With advancing age there are physical changes related to declining health and chronic diseases which may compromise a person’s ability to remain living independently. There are [...]

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The Neighborhood You Dream About

The Neighborhood You Dream About
The Village Movement is Prompting Communities to Think about Creative Solutions for Aging in Place Imagine you are living in a community where you know your neighbors. Imagine that your patio needs[...]

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Brains in Training–NeurExpand Brain Center

Brains in Training–NeurExpand Brain Center
By Christy Brudin Memorizing facts. Taking tests. Playing games. That’s what the attendees at NeurExpand Brain Center are doing. It may sound like they are in school, but they are in fact[...]

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Real-Life Story–Buckingham’s Choice

Real-Life Story–Buckingham’s Choice
When Edith Duff and her dining companion head to the dining room to enjoy lunch at Buckingham’s Choice, a continuing care retirement community in Frederick County, Md., the other residents take[...]

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A Place to Belong–The Senior Day Center at Stella Maris

A Place to Belong–The Senior Day Center at Stella Maris
By Christy Brudin Everyone needs a place to belong—a place where they are safe and comfortable. This is true no matter how old you are, and regardless of your medical conditions or[...]

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Age in Place Village – Washington Post Article

Through a growing number of senior villages in the D.C. area, aging in place becomes easier Nationally, the number of villages registered with the network has increased from 50 in 2010 to 124 this[...]

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Study Breaks Down Aging Population’s Health Issues By Community

When it comes to health and aging, where you live matters. The study, conducted for the Tufts Health Plan Foundation, looked at nearly 100 factors that impact healthy aging for each city and town in[...]

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People on the Move – Alzheimer’s Family Day Center has a new name

We have a new name! Alzheimer’s Family Day Center will soon be… Insight Memory Care Center So why change our name? This is not something we took lightly, or did overnight. It was an involved[...]

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Grantmakers In Aging receives $1.3 million grant to help communities become more “age-friendly”

Grant will support five communities in second year of Community AGEnda: Great Places to Grow Up and Grow Old Washington, DC/New York, NY (October 16, 2013) ― Grantmakers In Aging (GIA), a[...]

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