aging in place


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age in place

To live in a single appropriately accessible residence as one ages, as opposed to moving to more accessible dwellings as one's mobility decreases. Living in the granny pad on our son's property will allow us to age in place.
See also: age, place

aging in place

The act of living in a single appropriately accessible residence as one ages, as opposed to moving to more accessible dwellings as one's mobility decreases. Aging in place with us has made my parents much happier than, say, moving into a retirement home and then into an assisted-living facility.
See also: aging, place
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Erickson, Founder, Erickson Retirement Communities, referring to the isolation, lack of socialization, medical oversight, and safety issue of "aging in place" at home
This is Part I of a two-part series on resident aging in place within independent living communities.
"Aging in place" is a commonly used term in the senior living industry today.
Aging in place typically involves the gradual health deterioration of seniors in senior living communities.
But as aging in place becomes a dominant trend within an IL community, practical, effective and consistent responses to this dilemma often elude even the most experienced and innovative sponsors and owner/operators.
Let's take a sobering look at the implications of aging in place from the real world perspective of four very involved groups: