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- Home Modifications for Safer Aging in Place
- Home Modifications to Accommodate a Wheelchair
- Overcoming Physical Difficulties Through Home Alterations
Click the links below to access resource websites to find out more about making a home safer for aging in place.
From products to make life easier, to major home modifications, this site offers information on tools to allow the elderly to remain at home throughout the aging process
The National Association of Home Builders provides statistics on aging in place as well as suggested changes of the home to allow the elderly to remain at home.
This article, courtesy of AARP, explains the concept of universal design in homes – modifications to allow for comfort and safety regardless of the homeowner’s age.
This 5 part video series covers remodeling to include universal design home features, but the ideas showcase excellent examples of home features that provide for comfort and safety for all ages.
AARP discussing the pros and cons of trading in your bathtub for a standing shower.
NeighborWorks America provides a wealth of aging in place information: from legislature to training to products and services.
Answers to many of the most common questions about aging in place are listed here, along with a chart with suggested implementations for a variety of specific challenges of the elderly.
Go to this Web site to sign up for a newsletter about aging in place. Gadgets & Gizmos is one of their sections that is especially interesting.