Tech Use Benefits ‘Oldest Old,’ Stanford Research Suggests

The “oldest old” in this country are most likely to turn to technology to keep in touch with family and friends—and that reason for using tech has been linked to a number of benefits for this group of seniors. That’s according to Stanford University research that was supported by Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD), one of […]

How Communities Could Create Aging-in-Place Zones

Land-use regulations could mean the difference between aging in place and moving elsewhere for many older adults, and restructuring zoning codes might allow more seniors to remain in their homes, a group of researchers has suggested. Practitioners, policymakers and researchers convened in September for a roundtable discussion sponsored by the Urban Institute in conjunction with […]

New Research Stresses Accessibility, Affordability of Aging in Place

Various types of service providers from builders and designers of homes to reverse mortgage consultants and Realtors have showed their commitment to the future of aging-in-place as a retirement necessity.  The future of aging in place with respect to the current housing market and senior housing preferences are spelled out in a study from MetLife […]