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moving, couple, boxes, downsizing, home

Small Home Living: Not ‘Downsizing’ But ‘Right-Sizing’

With the current trend toward de-cluttering and downsizing, there are plenty of books about how to winnow down possessions to the few that are truly necessary and loved. This book shows how you can live well once that’s done.

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Patients Want To Die At Home, But Hospice Care Can Strain Families

When it comes to where we die, the U.S. has reached a tipping point. Home is now the most common place of death, according to new research, and a majority of Medicare patients are turning to hospice services to help make that possible.

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How To Keep Flu Germs From Spreading In Your Home

Flu season can take its toll on your health, but one way to fight the virus is to stop the spread of germs at home. 

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Chris and Dennis Cavner of Austin, Texas, stand in the sunken living area of the 1974 single-story home they bought in February. In the remodel, the Cavners are raising and leveling the floor for easier aging in place without steps. (Sharon Jayson for Kaiser Health News)

Age-Proofing A Home Won’t Come Cheap

Dennis and Chris Cavner, in their early 70s, are preparing to move less than two blocks away into a 2,720-square-foot, ranch-style house they bought this year.

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Designing senior living

Designing Senior Living Facilities A Challenging Task

“Aging in place” is a concept that allows seniors to live safely and comfortably at home as they age.

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Family, generational, home, intergenerational

What Makes A Dwelling A Home? The Answer Is Changing

The only real universal feature is a roof over your head; everything else that distinguishes a home from mere shelter is different for each of us.

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