I realized this week that there might be a fifth fear response: force.
So you're thinking about building Universally Designed homes. Before you get to the fabulous kitchens, bathrooms and wide hallways, you'll want to start by considering the property itself!
That's because all of us - whether high-flyers or bedridden - have more inputs coming at us every day than we can process, so all of us need some system for deciding which things to do and which things to put off or pass over.
A year ago I was sitting in bed mid-way through watching 'Beauty and the Beast' with my daughter when the phone rang. Through sobs and gasps I heard a very good friend utter the devastating words ... "he's dead". Her world had shattered in a heartbeat - completely out of the blue. That morning her… Continue reading On Grieving