Below is a list of Aging-In-Place, Home Modification and Universal Design resources to help further your knowledge and understanding of the advantages and reasons to consider home modifications in your home for yourself or a loved one.
Smart design features work to maximize better living for a lifetime regardless of one’s age or ability. If you have any questions about what you need to continue living your best life at home, contact us today.
Having the ability to remain living in one’s own home and community safely, independently and comfortably regardless of age, income or ability level. It means that one has the pleasure of living in a familiar environment throughout life and the ability to enjoy the daily activities and special events that enrich all our lives.
The design of products and environments to be useable by all people, to the greatest extent possible, without the need for adaptation or specialized design. The intent of Universal Design is to simplify life for everyone by making products, communications, and the built environment more useable by as many people as possible at little or no extra cost. You can learn more about universal design on aginginplace.com.
Converting or adapting the environment in order to make performing tasks easier, reduce accidents and support safe and independent living.
Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist:
An individual trained in the unique needs of those who wish to remain living at home regardless of age, income or ability. Utilizing principles of Universal Design or Aging-in-Place, makes recommendations for home modifications, specialty products and remodeling projects that provide solutions to barriers that compromise accessibility or safety at home.