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Aging in Place 80/20 Rule

Aging in Place 80/20 Rule

It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things. -Henry David Thoreau Aging in Place Thoreau’s quote on wisdom reminds us that wisdom seldom leads to doing desperate things. When it comes to aging in place so often it … Continue reading

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How Can Seniors Find Reputable Contractors?

How Can Seniors Find Reputable Contractors?

As Americans live longer than ever, some will find it difficult to stay in their beloved homes. Steep stairs or a slippery shower can pose dangers, and standard houses are not wheelchair accessible. With 78 million baby boomers about to … Continue reading

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8 Things to Consider Before Remodeling to Age in Place

8 Things to Consider Before Remodeling to Age in Place

By Louis Tenenbaum Over my two decades of helping people accommodate their homes to age in place, I’ve come up with a list of eight fundamentals to consider before undertaking any major projects. As you’ll note, there are no universal right … Continue reading

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Home Improvement Issues Unique To Seniors

Home Improvement Issues Unique To Seniors

Seniors deal with two issues unique to their population when undertaking home improvement or repair. Here’s what they are, and how to deal with them. THE ISSUES: (1) Seniors are targeted by scammers in larger numbers than other populations. (2) … Continue reading

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A Home Modification Checklist

A Home Modification Checklist

Home modifications are changes made to adapt living spaces to meet the needs of people with physical limitations so that they can continue to live independently and safely. Modifications can range from something as simple as adding grab bars to … Continue reading

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 Here are the resources to tap and ideas to use to convert a design philosophy into profitable work Source:  Remodeling Magazine In your remodeling company you’re likely already doing projects with Universal Design aspects–installing varied height countertop, designing zero-threshold entries. … Continue reading

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