After a near-fatal fall, life has changed for 79-year-old Marianne and her 82-year-old husband John, an avid golfer who now spends nearly all his time with Marianne. He can’t imagine leaving her side while she recovers from the accident. The two are always on the lookout for ways to help them through the recovery process and beyond. Watch as Comfort Keepers introduces the possibility of having a caregiver help John and Marianne with their situation. Also, Tracfone comes through with a more affordable, senior-friendly cell phone solution (bigger screen, smaller plan) to fit the Nicholases’ needs. And finally, ADT Health arrives at the Nicholas home to offer its medical alert necklace and monitoring, helping John and Marianne enjoy the freedom of living independently.

  

Designing Spaces: Aging in Place Makeover
Alexis Abramson, Ph.D. - Host of Aging in Place on Designing Spaces

Aging in Place Makeover Host

Alexis Abramson, Ph.D. is a leading industry expert and ‘trendspotter’ for those over 50, bringing inspiration and awareness of baby boomer and mature adult issues to corporations, consumers, government agencies, and non-profit groups. She is an inspiring and award-winning entrepreneur, keynote speaker, as well as an Emmy and Gracie award-winning journalist who has appeared frequently as an on-air expert gerontologist for NBC’s Today show, CNN, CBS, RLTV, MSNBC and numerous other media outlets.

Her commitment to baby boomers and mature adults has been featured in many national publications, including TIME, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur and People, in addition to being a featured blogger for many top tier websites including YAHOO!, Huffington Post, Sharecare and Caregiving.com.