Aging in America Series

Chinook Health Pharmacy Serving Seniors and Caregivers

Serving the Louisville, CO area, Chinook Health Pharmacy strives to provide the best customer service and equip patients with the knowledge and services they seek.

A Family Pharmacy That Fills More Than Prescriptions

Chinook Health Pharmacy is a small family run business started by Tyler Hodge with one mission in mind: lowering healthcare costs for all individuals. Soon, that morphed into serving the senior community in the area. Seniors tend to be their most frequent customers and they want to make sure everyone is served with truthfulness and respect.

Chinook’s strive for excellence doesn’t stop with their senior patients, as they also specialize in helping […]

Compassionate Home Real Estate with Sweet Ash Homes

Julie Ash, realtor at Sweet Ash Homes, is the local expert for senior real estate in the Broomfield, CO area. As a licensed real estate agent and certified as a Senior Real Estate Specialist, Julie has been helping seniors buy and sell their homes since 2007.

A Commitment to Senior Home Real Estate

With a real passion for protecting and helping seniors, Julie Ash, SRES®, makes the home buying and selling process for seniors as stress free as possible. Whether it be finding a new home, selling their current home, or recommending a care facility, Julie is certified and experienced to do it all.

Building […]

Trusted Senior Home Maintenance with Number 1 Son

Number 1 Son is a handyman company that provides trusted, high quality services at an affordable price. The word “trusted” refers to the reputation they have established throughout the community since 2012. As a result, Number 1 Son is referred to as the “go-to” senior home maintenance company by senior centers, senior agencies and many other senior organizations.

Custom Home Maintenance and Handyman Services

Number 1 Son supports projects of all sizes, ranging from a $5 budget to a $50,000 budget. Their main focus is to help seniors stay in their home as long as possible with quality senior home maintenance – […]

Better Hearing Solutions with Family Hearing Centers

Family Hearing Centers is the longest serving, most awarded hearing care facility in the Boulder, Broomfield and Lafayette region. They’ve been helping the people in Colorado improve their quality of life through better hearing since 1963.

Better hearing and improved quality of life

Through a diagnostic and lifestyle assessment, Family Hearing Centers evaluates an individual’s hearing. If treatment is necessary, they fit the latest digital hearing devices tailored specifically to our guests’ individual hearing loss and way of life. Each person is different and they always make sure that the hearing devices serve guests in the way they need.

Family Hearing Centers offers hearing […]

Clear: Closure For Your Clutter

We’re pleased to share another Aging in Place Ambassador with the Sunlight Support community. Meet Lena Wenzel, with Clear: Closure For Your Clutter. She helps people make sense of their “stuff” and create spaces where they can enjoy a better quality of life.

Senior Resources: Your Guide to Broomfield, Colorado

When it comes to providing senior resources, the community of Broomfield, Colorado is doing very well to serve its growing aging population. In fact, it was named by Movoto as one of the top 10 Denver suburbs to retire. Broomfield was also given an A+ on Niche’s list of the Best Towns to Retire in Colorado.

Founded in 1877 as a farming town named Zang’s Spur, Broomfield has blossomed into a small community of 59,000. It sits 13 miles northwest of Denver and boasts multiple golf courses, scenic parks and convenient access to shopping. It also offers good […]

Pathways to Compassion Hospice Joins Ambassador Program

Pathways to Compassion Hospice in Lincoln, Nebraska focuses on quality of life, rather than length of life, and are committed to enabling patients to remain in the comfort and privacy of their own homes with there loved ones. Because of this belief, Pathways to Compassion Hospice has partnered with Sunlight Support as an Aging in Place Ambassador.

“We believe that everyone has a personal right to choose where they want to live at the end of life,” said Sarah Baltensperger, program director. “This may include their home, an assisted living, a skilled nursing facility, or a family member’s home to name […]

Doorstep Diner Delivers Lincoln’s Dinner

Early on Friday mornings you can find Jeff Fisher, Doorstep Diner chef, in his commercial kitchen, roasting vegetables, grilling meats and spending possibly too much time creating complex flavors and handcrafted sauces.

“He puts a lot of heart into each meal,” said Laurie Frasier, life and business partner. “Jeff spends a lot of time experimenting with a mix of cheeses until he finds the perfect sauce. He adds his own spin to every single recipe.”

In March 2016, Doorstep Diner joined the Sunlight Support Ambassador Program.

“We realized the majority of our customers were seniors living in apartments,” Laurie said. […]

Episode 17: Finding the Right Match for Retirement Living

In this episode of the Aging in America Podcast, senior living advisor, Beth Friesen, shares how Oasis Senior Advisors help caregivers and adult children select a community that fits their needs.

Beth developed a passion for senior living after helping make the same decision for her parents. After more than 25 years in the healthcare, Beth decided to turn her passion into a profession, purchasing the Lincoln, Nebraska franchise of Oasis Senior Advisors.

Oasis Senior Advisors are located nationwide and work together to relieve some of the stress selecting retirement living can bring. They offer a range of free tools and connections […]

Why Aging in Place is like Ordering Carry-Out

This article was contributed by Louis Tenenbaum at HomesRenewed.org

Ordering Carry-Out and Aging in Place Have a Lot in Common.

Really? 

Yep. Think of it this way…..

Restaurant sales seem limited by the number of seats in the dining room. Some take reservations or ask people to stand in line. But any good restaurant turns people away every day. The seat limit is often far below kitchen capacity. Carry out gets more from the kitchen without investing in more table space. The clients use their own dining room, eat on a nearby bench or in their […]