Aging in Place

Aging In Place

In the last few years, studies found that about 90% of mature adults want to "age in place." They don’t want to leave their homes, they don’t see retirement communities or assisted living as desirable for themselves, and they are not eager to move in with their children. [...]

2022-08-17T16:35:24-04:00May 20th, 2022|Aging in Place, Dr. Cheryl Greenberg|

Five Age-Friendly Tips for Home Remodels

A friend who was considering moving to a life planning community decided, instead, to remodel his home to be more age-friendly. While ensuring one’s comfort and safety comes part and parcel with entering a retirement community, it requires intentional planning for those committed to aging-in-place. If this situation describes you [...]

2019-09-04T17:25:10-04:00September 4th, 2019|Aging in Place|

Eight Points for Bathroom Remodeling

As the over-50 market continues to grow in the Raleigh – Durham area, so has the number of people wanting to “age in place” increased, and more boomers are turning to remodeling/renovations, enabling them to remain in place and ensuring that their homes are safe and organized correctly for the long term. When contemplating an “aging in place” bathroom remodel, [...]

2019-01-03T15:16:15-05:00September 11th, 2017|Aging in Place|

Making Home Fit Your Needs

It’s a fact: Most people 50 and older want to stay in their homes and comununities for as long as possible, according to various research studies. But how to start? AARP has created a “Home Fit Guide” to help Boomers turn their home into a lifelong home. The HomeFit website ( offers tips and resources which you can read, print [...]

2019-01-01T16:32:50-05:00July 8th, 2015|Aging in Place|

Need a Wheelchair Ramp?

North Carolina Baptist Ministry is taking orders for wheelchair ramps for residents throughout the state as part of Rampin’Up 2014. Wheelchair ramp builders statewide are participating in the annual event on Saturday, April 26. Please call the NCBAM Call Center (877-506-2226) if you have a need or referral for a wheelchair ramp. The Call Center Specialist will walk you through [...]

2014-03-25T19:50:10-04:00March 25th, 2014|Aging in Place|

Preserve Your ”Nest Egg“

In the past decade, a rapid increase of “Aging-in-Place” or “Retirement Remodeling” construction projects have begun in American homes. Today’s population is living longer than ever before. As the baby boomers grow older and start to see changes within themselves, they begin to consider remodeling. More simply put, “Population explosion” equals “home remodeling explosion!” “Aging-in-place” builders have noted a 75 [...]

2013-05-28T23:12:28-04:00May 28th, 2013|Aging in Place|

A Case for Universal Design

Most of us wish to maintain our independence throughout retirement and remain in our home forever. Planning is key to achieving this goal, and it’s never too early to start. Well planned, professional remodeling projects impact your ability to remain at home longer while protecting personal wealth. Major remodels tend to follow significant life events: (1) When a family outgrows their [...]

2012-03-28T00:02:13-04:00March 28th, 2012|Aging in Place|

Remodeling For Retirement

Generally the terms “Aging in Place” or “Retirement Remodeling” refer to living in the home where you have lived for many years, using products and services that will allow you to remain in your home for many years to come. This is the ideal scenario for anyone approaching retirement. According to AARP, 80-90 percent of those surveyed wish to remain in [...]

2012-01-06T21:34:40-05:00January 6th, 2012|Aging in Place|
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