Health & Wellness

Smart Accessible Living – Health & Wellness Category. Read the latest updates for Aging In Place and Accessibility.

Home Lighting Solutions for Aging Eyes

Did you know that the typical 60-year old adult only receives about 35% of the available light that the typical 20-year old does?

As we get older, there are many changes […]

7 Ways Exercise will Help you Age in Place Gracefully

As we get older, exercise becomes more difficult.  But it also becomes more important, especially if we wish to age in place.

You might spend a lot of time and money […]

Medications & the Risk of Falling

More than 30% of adults over the age of 65 will fall at least once this year.
A combination of factors leads to an increased risk of falling as we age. […]

Best Apps for those 65+

There are SO many beneficial uses for technology for the aging at home and accessibility industries.  And tablets like the iPad provide a lightweight and manageable option for those who […]

Preparing Communities for Aging in Place

Aging in place is the increasingly popular decision to remain in one’s home instead of choosing a nursing or other elder care facility.  We recently came across an article that […]

Reducing the Risk of Falling in your Home

Did you know that falling is the leading cause of death and injury among those over the age of 65? 
Falls are harmful for older adults not just because they […]

Alzheimer’s: A Preventable and Curable Disease?

It seems like every year we’re getting new recommendations from experts regarding disease prevention, our diets, and exercise regime. More often than not the recommendations conflict with previous information from […]