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November 2008

"Somewhere between a third and a quarter of all people living in America today were born between 1946 and 1965 and if you think you're tired of hearing about us, you should try being one of us."  Anna Quindlen, Author

Featured Business: Home Evolutions, LLC - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Featured Business: Home Evolutions - Innovative Solutions for Independent Living
Home Evolutions offers assessment, modification, design/build and maintenance services that will help you to Age-in-Place comfortably and independently. Certified Age in Place Specialists (CAPS).

Bathrooms for Boomers and Beyond

Remodeling the bathroom is a good starting place to make a home more sustainable for aging in place. AARP research shows that more than half (52%) of American homeowners age 45 and want to stay in their homes as they get older. Green remodeling reduces monthly utility bills while universal design elements increase comfort and improve lifestyle, and all people -- no matter their age -- appreciate additional comfort and safety. Today, advances in technology make it possible to improve both convenience and performance. Continue reading....

A Closer Look: TOTO Washlet

At age 60+, active baby boomers consider themselves young and vital; however, they should also be looking ahead at the time when they may have A Closer Look: TOTO Washlet S300health and mobility issues.  They enjoy travel and stays at well-appointed hotels and want to bring that same level of convenience to their homes. Like trends in bathroom remodeling, everything evolves--including the concept of clean. With TOTO’s Washlet products, the bathroom experience progresses from mundane to luxurious; from primitive to modern; from awkward to the epitome of clean. Today, high-fashion luxury fittings and fixtures are also sustainable and universal in design as illustrated by the TOTO Washlet S300.

Go to: Showcase: The TOTO Washlet

Tech Expert Joins Advisory Team

Expert analyst in research and trends in the in the Aging in Place technology market Laurie Orlov has joined the AIP@Home Advisory Team. Before founding her own company Laurie was an analyst at Forrester, an independent technology and market research company, where she provided thought leadership for CIOs on the CIO-business relationship. She was one of the key drivers of Forrester's definitions about IT maturity, IT archetypes, and how to communicate about IT with business execs and the board of directors. In addition to her technology background and years as a technology industry analyst, Laurie is a certified long-term care ombudsman and the author of When Your Parents Need Elder Care. Check out what she has to say about computers and aging:

Go to: Successful Aging

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