Florida couple John and Marianne Nicholas are seniors who enjoy the independence that comes with living in their own home. However, since 79-year-old Marianne suffered a near-fatal fall, life has changed for her and her 82-year-old husband, an avid golfer who now spends nearly all his time taking care of Marianne.

Along are searching for ways to help them through the recovery process and beyond, and in-home care experts Comfort Keepers are there to provide the support they need. Representatives from Comfort Keepers assure the Nicholases that they can supply caregivers as often as the couple needs to offer care services and living assistance. Comfort Keepers’ goal is to allow seniors and disabled individuals to live as independently and possible, knowing that they are receiving the best care possible.

 

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.