Fritzi Wins NAHB 2019 Educator of the Year Award!

Fritzi Gros-Daillon, Director of Education for Age Safe® America traveled to Las Vegas this week to receive the NAHB 2019 Educator of the Year award at the 2020 NAHB International Builders Show®. During the Designation Reception Fritzi said, “Having taught CAPS and Universal Design courses to 300 students from 22 states in the last four years; it …

Hops, Homes and Vino at Sterling Heights

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.10.2″] Greetings! Join the Sales & Marketing Council for our first Hops and Homes of 2020 at Lennar’s stunning new community with 6 unique plans up to 6,540 sq. ft, with three offering Lennar’s revolutionary Next Gen ®  ‘ The Home within a Home ’ including private entrances. Also, a world-first — Wi-Fi …

Grab bars are essential when remaining in the home

A safety bar can range in price from $100 to a couple hundred dollars. Alan Blum, aka Dr. Grab Bar, recommends installing one for getting in the shower and another for while you’re in there. An inexpensive installation could be the difference between broken bones or remaining happy and safe in the home as we …

The New Old – Featured in Columbia Business Magazine

By 2030, one in every five residents in the US will be over the age of 65. It’s the first time in the nation’s history that older people are projected to outnumber children. With the average life expectancy now at 78.7 years, there’s a growing need for increased resources. While some experts worry that housing, …

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How to Get Young People Involved in Aging

The Missing Piece to Motivate Student Involvement in Aging The one industry that’s not running short on jobs is Gerontology and Geriatrics. However, attracting students to study the discipline runs thin. It could be due to lack of geriatrics-trained educators, absence of financial incentive, and weak student demand. The field holds unique needs of older …

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Aging-in-Place Continues to Grow in Popularity

More seniors are choosing to age-in-place, remaining at home (wherever home is, even independent and assisted living apartments) as long as they are physically able to do so. In their minds, aging-in-place allows for more freedom, safety and comfort while promoting healing, allowing continuing control over their own lives, and creating healthier and happier lifestyles. …