AARP, Microsoft Launch Service for Storing Senior Healthcare Information Online

Microsoft, the worldwide software leader, is teaming up with AARP to launch an online health information service that allows AARP members to store their health information using a high-tech internet storage program. The service, AARP Health Record, seeks to streamline patient information storage and improve manageability of personal and family health, AARP and Microsoft announced […]

Can Reverse Mortgages Be Used to Finance CCRCs-Without-Walls?

Several senior living communities across the nation have introduced a continuing care retirement community (CCRC)-without-walls model of care, meaning that seniors can remain in their homes and receive the same continuum of care services they’d get had they moved into a traditional community, using a similar contract structure. While most people entering a traditional CCRC […]

Building for the Future: Preparing for the Aging Onslaught

Renovating and retrofitting are going to increase in popularity, and new homes should be built with the elderly in mind, according to Henry Cisneros, former Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary and executive chairman of investment firm CityView, in an interview with Builder. With America’s older population segments set to double and even triple, […]

AARP Video Highlights Mixed-Use Community Designs Promoting Senior Independence

A new AARP video from the organization’s Active Living for All Ages: “Creating Neighborhoods Around Transit” campaign highlights the importance of developing mixed-use, accessible communities with public transit options that promote senior independence. The video cites Arlington, Va., as being “nationally recognized” for its great neighborhoods that have a variety of living options within walking […]