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