Home Modifications for Aging In Place: 7 Expert tips on home modifications that support aging in place. 1. Nonslip flooring A slip-and-fall incident is one of the most common ways that seniors injure themselves. More than one-third of injuries among older adults occur in the bathroom, so make a bathroom’s flooring a priority by choosing nonslip material. Your choice of flooring must also be easy to clean in order to maintain a healthy environment. A number of materials provide […]
Can you afford to age in place? The costs for home modifications for seniors to age in place can add up quickly. According to an AARP study, 90 percent of people age 65 and over would prefer to stay in their own homes as they get older — and not go to a nursing home or assisted living facility. However, if you or your parents are buying, building or renovating a home to accommodate the needs of a loved one, […]
Alaska experiences over 20,000 earthquakes per year. If you’re a caretaker or a family member of a senior, you can take measures to help him/her stay safe during an earthquake. Please use this checklist to organize your emergency earthquake preparations. When you’re caring for a loved one, it’s times like these that you’ll be thankful for having prepared for such a situation.
Our goal is to give you insight into the flexibility of a wide assortment of individual solutions for residents in various types of homes and facilities – illustrated by concrete examples of layouts suitable for hotels, hospitals, assisted living facilities as well as private homes. Besides presenting suitable solutions, we provide you with key insights into the many possibilities with a wide range of products to design the optimal accessible layout for families. So get inspiration for your bathroom and […]
Technology, Lifestyle, Housing, and Health Care are all starting to work together, making a move toward Multi-generational Households. By 2030, 73 million Americans will be 65 and older while nearly 9 million will be 85 and older. Meanwhile, 70 percent of those who reach 65 will require long-term services and support, including help tasks like cooking and taking medications. These are facts and that is why at Accessible Homes Inc. we are trying to make Access a Way of Life […]