Find freedom to travel with mobility scooters

How do I arrange for travel for myself or a companion, who has challenges with walking, endurance, and/or breathing? This is a question I worked to problem-solve twice in the past year. I learned about a great solution – renting a portable, lightweight mobility scooter. I can honestly tell that it’s surprising how affordable portable […]

5 Tips for Kitchen Layouts for Aging in Place

Use Pullout features for pantry, cupboards and drawers. Being able to pull shelves rather than reaching for items is better on joints for several reasons. The further away you must lift something up, the more strain it puts on your shoulders and back. If you need to reach outside of your normal stance (beyond your […]

Using Apps To Make Meals Easier

Over the years I’ve worked with many persons undergoing cancer treatment. These treatments can be physically and mentally exhausting. I’ve worked with many people to set up meal and grocery delivery support systems from their friends and family. More recently, I’ve used these services on my own to send a few of my friends who […]

Traveling with persons with disabilities

My family and I are working to accommodate my Grandma’s wishes to fly to Palm Springs, California from Seattle, Washington. She wants to spend her 100th birthday at my Uncle’s house, and as the family matriarch, what Grandma wants, Grandma gets. Her birthday just so happens to be the day before Thanksgiving. As I’ve mentioned […]

My Top 3 Everyday Apps – Making Life Easier

Sometimes when I get off of work I need to go for a walk to decompress and collect my thoughts. This also allows me to reflect on the day and recall anything I need to wrap up for the day or add to my planner for the week. When I’m walking, I don’t want to […]

Getting Rehab At Home

Over the years I’ve had many people ask me how they can get home health for themselves, a friend or a family member. Many people require home health when they’ve had a culmination of issues occur – falls, generalized weakness, change of status, accident or onset of disease. In other cases, people require home health […]

AT Tips: 2 Apps That Make Dining Out Easier For Those With Hearing & Vision Loss

As my Grandma reached the milestone of her 90s her hearing became significantly worse. She started to notice a harder time hearing people when she was in a group. Some of the restaurants she used to really enjoy became frustrating to her because their open floorplan layout made noise carry, making it impossible for her […]

What Does Aging in Place Mean? How Can We Make It Happen?

When we talk about “aging in place” it’s a general term that describes an adult’s goal to stay in their desired living space. This can be their own home, a family home they share with others, or within their community. According to a 2018 AARP Research survey 76% of Americans aged 50 and older state […]