A safe home is a happy and healthy home, particularly for seniors wishing to age in place. Use these resources to learn how to make your senior loved one’s home safer, and contact us to learn Live Free Home Health Care provides the home care Concord NH seniors need to stay safe at home.
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- Home Modifications for Safer Aging in Place
- Overcoming Physical Difficulties Through Home Alterations
- Tips for Preventing Falls
Click the links below to access resource Web sites 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
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.
The decision over whether to install a new bathtub or to update an existing tub for safety purposes is debated in this article from AARP.
Certified Aging in Place Specialist Database
NAHB offers a searchable database of Certified Aging in Place Specialists (CAPS).
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.