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Age in Place Myths

By now you have no doubt heard the phrase “Aging in Place”, also known as Universal Design. If you are unfamiliar with either phrase, it is essentially a home design method that aims to allow you to stay in your home as you age and your ability level decreases. Like […]

Universal Design and Age In Place Remodeling

As we grow older, and the desire to stay in the homes that we have created so many memories in gets stronger, we often have to make modifications to our houses to accommodate for our aging bodies. This process is known as aging in place – a topic we have […]

Kitchen Remodeling and Aging in Place

The kitchen area in a home is vital for many reasons – some obvious and some not so obvious. Aside from being a place where we prepare meals, dispose of garbage, and grab a quick drink, kitchens play a pivotal role in most of the major holidays, serving as a middle ground for families and friends to convene, share old memories, and – just as important – make new ones. In this article, we will take a look at some home remodeling ideas to make your kitchen friendly for family members of all ages and ability level.

Bathroom Remodeling Ideas for Aging in Place

We featured a blog post recently about some common practices used in “aging in place” home remodeling. In today’s article, we are going to get a little more specific, and highlight bathroom remodeling ideas that will help your home transition into a safe and friendly environment for elderly and disabled family members.

Remodeling Ideas for Aging in Place

There is a lot of talk about “aging in place” these days and we recently discussed this very topic on our radio show, The Home Improvement Show. In this blog post, we are going to expand upon this topic and discuss some home improvement ideas that can help your home grow alongside you and your family, ensuring you will never have to leave your humble abode – and all of the memories you created there.