Archive for the ‘Adapting Your Home’ Category

Stairs got you down? Gain full, safe access to your home with stair lifts. Age in place by removing barriers to multi-level living with stair lifts.

We’re halfway through our Home Safety Series at Homecare Advocate. Today, learn about universal design in the bathroom to create a safe and stylish bathing experience.

As we celebrate Home Safety Month, we’re looking at how you can adapt your current home to better meet your needs as you get older. This week’s focus is on kitchens, which is a popular renovation area for many homeowners due to its high return on investment and the drastic impact it makes on one living comfortably in their home.

Read the Homecare Advocate for popular kitchen design features to create a safe home environment.

The majority of today’s homes are not well suited to meet the needs of an aging population. By 2030, 20% of the US population will be over the age of 65–twice the number of seniors today.

People overwhelmingly want to remain in their homes as they get older, so we’re doing a 4-part series this month on aging in place and transforming your home to meet your changing needs.

May is Arthritis Awareness Month in honor of the 46 million Americans who suffer from osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or any of the other 100 types of arthritis. At Homecare Advocate, we’ve uncovered some great assistive devices that could benefit anyone with arthritis, and we will be doing a 3-part series on these helpful devices over the next few weeks.

First up: Things that will help you get ready for the day!

The holidays are here! If you’re hosting a party with elderly/disabled guests, implement these simple, short-term solutions to resolve accessibility issues.