Downsizing? Bookshelves Are The Answer!

If you’re in downsizing mode and have special treasures or family heirlooms you want to be able to enjoy, consider vertical bookshelves your new best friend. Not only do they contribute to purposeful design, they can also serve as a back drop to your furniture. This video from our archives has been popular with viewers looking for smart ways to use bookshelves to keep treasures,…

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Healthy Homes Have “Healthy” Furniture

Knowing who is actually making our furniture, and also what country it comes from, is a definite goal for purchasing furniture to keep our homes as “healthy” as possible. Why? Because we are now learning and gaining more research on the effects of off-gassing from our purchases for our homes. This is especially true in the furniture we buy! Even if a company says solid…

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Three Reasons Why Lamps Are Our Friends

Why are lamps our lighting friends in design? Here are my three reasons, featuring examples from The Natural Light: 1). Lamps are an easy way to incorporate additional lighting to a room. As we age, we need much more lighting in our spaces. Often, however, adding light can be a challenge due to construction restraints, or because our living spaces are already in their finished…

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Boomers Travel Better with Technogel®

Do you have plans to travel this year? Making several trips? You’re not alone. The AARP reports that baby boomers in the U.S. are planning to take an average of four to five trips in 2015. Nearly half of boomers–48 percent–also say they’ll travel more than they did in 2014. International adventures to Italy and Great Britain tied for the top spots to travel overseas,…

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This Ain’t Your Grandma’s Shower

Is your shower ready for Boomer life? From two shower heads to helpful handrails, discover easy ways to max our your Boomer shower with minimal elements to create a spa experience in your own home–even in a small space. Get BoomerSmarts® about your Boomer bathroom. Start by watching the video below. Next week, be sure to look for another video in the “Healthy Homes” series…

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What Makes a Home BoomerSmarts®?

From flooring to lighting, and all of the extra space in between, see what it takes to create a BoomerSmarts® home. Watch the video below to start your tour and to gain some great tips. We hope you have a wonderful Memorial Day weekend with your loved ones. We will be back the last weekend of May with another new video in the “Healthy Homes”…

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