“Boldly go where no one has gone before.”

I recently had the opportunity to write an article for the Society of Actuaries Long-Term Care Insurance Section newsletter. Why am I interested in long-term care insurance? Because the insurers and their policyholders are stakeholders who stand to benefit from updating houses. The article explains the value updated homes carries for long-term care insurers and policyholders and identifies partners who are …

Finding a Quiet Restaurant Where We Actually Can Talk with Each Other

Notes from the Sandwich Generation by HomesRenewed Policy Strategist Kristin Amerling* As with many elements of aging well, the built environment has an impact on “normal” activities with loved ones. This includes the basic pleasure of going out to dinner in a restaurant. Design and atmosphere, sound bouncing off the walls or ceiling, and loud music coupled with a common …

HomesRenewed Team Blog #1

Welcome to HomesRenewed’s team blog. Housing older Americans is a complex issue requiring comprehensive and systematic solutions. HomesRenewed is a broad stakeholder coalition reflecting the complexity of the problem and the breadth needed to solve it. There are lots of issues. There are lots of stakeholders. There are lots of overlapping interests. But most importantly, all stakeholders share a vision …