Florida Matters: Aging in Place

Florida Matters: Aging in Place

A recent study by Georgetown University finds that an overwhelming majority of baby boomers want to age in place – that is, stay living in their homes as long as possible. But only 1 in 5 of those surveyed said they had any plan to remodel their home or incorporate technology to make that possible. We visit the home of a Tampa woman who had it remodeled to accommodate her mother, and we talk to a panel of experts about how to stay living in your home safely and comfortably.

President, Assisting Hands Home Care Gulf Coast
Geriatric Care Manager, Aging Care Advocates
West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging
Original Broadcast Date: 
04/14/15

Tuesday at 6:30 PM | Sunday at 7:30 AM on WUSF 89.7
Monday at 10:00 PM on WSMR 89.1

Host:
Robin Sussingham

Robin Trohn Sussingham is a reporter and program host at WUSF Public Broadcasting, and is the producer of Florida Matters. She came to WUSF from public radio stations KUER and KCPW in Utah, has contributed stories to NPR and Marketplace, and also has an extensive background in print reporting. She was born in Lakeland and often reports about Polk County.

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