Mary’s List

          Additional  Resources for Aging in Place   

FCC/ILR 489 Staying Independent in Your Home      Fall 2019

For online access to this list and any updates just Google

              https://waystostay.org   and put marys list in the search box at the top of the website 

    My website has my blog on healthy aging, housing options, dementia research and all things about aging in place. 

From class on November 6 2019

Videos of   ADUs, tiny homes, Minka Houses, Cohousing

 Calgary Laneway House in Canada :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gk0Jo9Pg5GQ

Village to Village networks:  http://www.vtvnetwork.org/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=691012&module_id=248579

For additional home safety check lists:

See Shelby County Tennessee   Home design, modification and cost checklist, find PDF at   http://www.plough.org/assets/2012/plough_aginginplace_booklet-f_web.pdf   

or to NAHB: https://www.nahb.org/en/learn/designations/certified-aging-in-place-specialist/related-resources/aging-in-place-remodeling-checklist.aspx

Home tech changes more than any other aging in place:

ADDING     Laurie Orlov’s blog on the latest in silver tech: https://www.ageinplacetech.com/

BUYERS Guide to Medical monitoring at home and on the go:  Buyers Guide: https://www.retirementliving.com/best-medical-alert-systems

GENERAL REFERENCES:

Potomac Edison, free in home energy upgrade: http://energysavemd-home.com/quick-home-energy-checkup/       Call 1-888-267-4685

Prices of home remodeling by zip code: https://www.fixr.com/

Cost of care: https://www.genworth.com/services/servlets/pdf/CostofCare_2017

 

 

 

               Income sensitive

Frederick County Resources

Maryland Whole Home:  zero/low  interest loans for  major repairs http://dhcd.maryland.gov/Residents/Documents/WholeHome_flyer_final2.pdf

Rebuilding Together of Frederick County/ Volunteer organization to repair homes:  240 415 8728

http://www.rebuildingtogetherfrederick.org/2017/01/measurable-outcomes/

 

Energy Assistance    301 600 2410   Ohep.frederick@maryland.gov

Senior Tax credit

https://www.frederickcountymd.gov/documentcenter/view/22375

 Call 301 815 5350

 

Maryland Access Point – MAP supports persons over age 60/ or with disabilities and their caregivers

Call 301 600 1605 

https://www.marylandaccesspoint.info/