Media Source for Aging in Place

June 20, 2014, The Storage Facilitator
Are You Prepared for the Boom in the Population of Aging Boomers?

“The oldest boomers are closing in on age 70.  Many of them who move during retirement will be trading spacious houses for relatively small living spaces.” Read the article.

 

Winter 2013/Spring 2014, ICON, the magazine of the American Society of Interior Designers
Whole Health

Designing for human health requires an interdisciplinary approach. This article features our success story, “Opening to Universal Design“.

 

October 11, 2013, The San Diego Union-Tribune
Workshop teaches ‘green retirement’

“Green Retirement” is the topic of a free event on Saturday, Oct. 19, co-sponsored by the AARP, ReVisions Resources and the San Diego chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID).  Read the article.

 

August 6, 2013, The San Diego Union-Tribune
Home Lighting Seminar for Aging Eyes

“Designed for Life, a collaborative project of ReVisions Resources, AARP and the San Diego chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers presents a free workshop, “Lighting for the New Age”. People’s interior lighting needs change as their eyes age”  Read the article.

 

June 8, 2013, The San Diego Union-Tribune
Flooring workshop for those Aging in Place

“Designed for Life, a collaborative project of ReVisions Resources, AARP and the San Diego chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers presents a free workshop, “The Lowdown on Flooring: Make the Right Selection for Your Lifetime,” Read the article. 

 

Fall 2012, ICON, the magazine of the American Society of Interior Designers
Multigenerational Makeover: Kitchen remodel takes the “age” out of aging in place

“Diane Petrini, 59, and her husband Joe, 62, share their home in San Diego with their daughter Laura, 35, and grandson Torin, 15. They have lived there since 1986, and while it has served them well, it was beginning to present some challenges. Joe, a Purple Heart Vietnam War veteran ” Read the article.

 

Fall 2012, ICON, the magazine of the American Society of Interior Designers
Meeting Untapped Needs: Remodel competition joins designers with the community

“Lacking the means is not the only deterrent to home renovation. Even homeowners who could afford it did not know how to go about it or who could help them.” Read the article.

 

December 8, 2011, The San Diego Union-Tribune

“A Rancho Bernardo family will be enjoying its prize winning kitchen makeover just in time for the holidays.

“Diane Petrini, 59, and her husband Joe, 62, share a house in Rancho Bernardo with their youngest daughter, Laura, 35, and 15-year-old grandson, Torrin, along with the family dog Cashew.”  Read more (PDF).

 

November 30 2008, The San Diego Union-Tribune

Reverse mortgages a lifeline for seniors

 

March 13-18, 2008, National Aging in Place Council
2008 Aging in Place Week Starter Kit

“By means of outreach materials such as press releases, public service announcements, flyers and fact sheets, Liliane Choney of Revisions Resources used National Aging in Place Week as an opportunity to increase media awareness of the issues facing seniors who wish to age in place. Ms. Choney was able to reach out to 20 different media outlets including San Diego’s major newspaper, the Union-Tribune, and local ABC affiliate, KGTV.” Read more (PDF).

 

February 4, 2008, Los Angeles Times
Reverse mortgages provide more seniors with a safety net

“Liliane Choney, who [founded] the nonprofit ReVisions Resources nearly 20 years ago to provide services and information to older adults and their families and now runs the group’s Reverse Mortgage Experts program, said consumers should look for loan experts willing to spend time addressing family members’ questions and concerns.” Read the article.

 

April 23, 2007, Voice of San Diego
With Little Cashflow and Lots of Equity, Seniors “Reverse” Mortgages

“Our homes have appreciated so much,” said Liliane Choney, who runs a Reverse Mortgage Experts program through [ReVisions Resources]. “Someone may be living in a $600,000 home, but how do you tear off a piece of your house? You can’t chip off the window frame and take it to the grocery store.” Read the article.

 

December 31, 2006, The San Diego Union-Tribune
With Little Cashflow and Lots of Equity, Seniors “Reverse” Mortgages

“As the oldest of the boomers turn 60, recent surveys show that most of them are unlikely to move far from their communities. The character of many neighborhoods will change as social service agencies stretch to meet the rising demand for senior health care, recreation, transportation and public safety. San Diego County is up to the task, said Liliane Choney, executive director of ReVisions Resources, a nonprofit agency that provides educational and housing services to seniors.”Read the article.