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Making the Home Safer for Aging in Place

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Web Resources:

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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

What an Aging in Place Professional Can Do for You

The National Association of Home Builders provides information on modifying a home to allow the elderly to remain at home.

Bathtub Safety

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.

NeighborWorks America

NeighborWorks America provides a wealth of aging in place information: from legislature to training to products and services.

Aging at Home

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.

Newsletter on Aging in Place

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.