You can stay home: tips for supporting aging in place

By Michelle Seitzer Granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, shiny wood floors, custom tiling, new roof: these are among the items frequently found on the modern home buyer’s checklist. Decades ago, when the myriad of seniors currently aging in place (AIP) were house-hunting, it’s unlikely that wide doorways, hand/chair rails, expanded hallways, interior/exterior ramps, and streamlined…

Movin’ right along: driving safety tips & car modifications for seniors

By Michelle Seitzer Let’s get one thing straight: older drivers are safer drivers. They clock fewer miles, wear seat belts regularly, stay home in bad weather conditions, and avoid rush hour like the accident-prone plague it is. They’re not often charged with speeding, reckless driving, or driving under the influence. Experts at Hartford Auto Insurance…