What is Aging in Place?
What is meant by the term "aging in place"? Simply, it describes a cultural shift in that those who are aging are overwhelmingly preferring to stay at home, rather than be transplanted to nursing homes or assisted living facilities. The National Association of Home Builders describes the term as: Remaining in one’s home safely, independently and comfortably, regardless of age, income or ability level. It means the pleasure of living in a familiar environment throughout one’s maturing years and the ability to enjoy the familiar daily rituals and the special events that enrich all our lives. It means the reassurance of being able to call a house a “home” for a lifetime. (National Association of Home Builders brochure; Link)
The American Association of Retired People (AARP) conducted a study which showed that 90% of people prefer to stay at home as they age; 82% prefer to live at home even if they require consistent care; only 9% desire to move to an outside facility; and even less - 4%, would prefer to move in with relatives. (Link)
So what does this mean for 101 Mobility? As the nation's first full service sales, service, and installation provider of a complete line of mobility and accessibility products and equipment; 101 Mobility is poised to capitalize on this monumental shift in aging lifestyle. With products such as stairlifts, ramp systems, bath equipment, patient lifts, and vertical platform lifts; 101 Mobility is the obvious choice for those who are aging and prefer to remain at home. We also make traveling a little easier by offering a complete line of auto mobility products such as inside and outside auto lifts, turning automotive seating, and more. Plus, we are there face-to-face from consultation, to sale, to installation, to ongoing service and support long after the products have been installed.
Aging in place with 101 Mobility by your side means that growing older at home is more comfortable and accessible than ever.This advertisement is not an offer to sell nor a solicitation to buy a franchise. Certain states regulate the offer and sale of franchises and, if you reside in any such state, we will not offer or sell you a franchise unless and until we have complied with the applicable pre-sale registration and disclosure requirements.