Aging in Place Homes

  Finding aging in place homes isn't as simple as you might think it would be. The right home is important for good reason; so much time is spent there. It is also one part of your environment that you have more control over.

A part of your plan should be preparing the home of your choice to meet your needs while aging in place. That is, aging in place homes provide for a more safe and comfortable living experience. By doing so, you will improve your quality of life and enjoyment of your life at home.

Home remodeling

Home remodeling is just one part of an aging in place plan. Many times it is one of the first things people think about. Mainly due, of course, because some of the first impacts of aging are felt at home. Projects can range from simple to complex, and all should be approached with safety in mind.

Ideas for aging in place homes

There are other things that can be done to create aging in place homes. (Other than home remodeling, mentioned above.) Changes in your home can help make your house more safe and easier to use. Our Aging in Place Home Ideas section offers room-by-room examples and ideas for your home..

Home Remodeling Showcase

The Home Remodeling Showcase is an ever- growing collection of actual aging in place projects to help create aging in place homes. These bathrooms, kitchens & whole house remodeling projects were performed and submitted by professionals. Each project has descriptions and photos. 

Real Estate

Many of today's seniors would like to downsize or find aging in place homes. Finding the right home to age in place in can be tricky, given the many issues that should be considered. These real estate articles can help sort through questions and introduce you to professionals that can help make it easier.

Home Safety

Safety in the home is one of the most important considerations for seniors aging in place. Falls are the most common form of accidents in the home.  Prevention of falls and other types of accidents need to be a top priority.

Articles about your home

Types of Grants Available to Seniors for Home Renovations

Learn about the types of grants available to renovate a home. The changes to a home made with these funds can help prepare your home for later life. Renovations to all homes are needed periodically. Everything from kitchen ranges to water heaters … Continue Reading

6 Reasons Why Downsizing Might Be the Right Move For You

As you get a little older, your lifestyle changes. Tasks you might have found easy 20, 10, or even five years ago — like climbing stairs, hopping into the tub, or crouching in the garden — might be newly difficult. That’s OK. But it’s important that … Continue Reading

Flexhouse: Building A Home To Prepare For Aging In Place

Editor's Note: The Flexhouse is a project we're excited to highlight for you, from a seasoned designer that wanted to create a home that showcased the features that would help people as they grew older. We hope you enjoy learning about this beautiful … Continue Reading

4 Home Projects That Will Offer You The Most Value

If you are considering listing your current home for sale in today’s real estate market, there are a number of ways to ensure that your property gets top dollar. Or, if you’re looking to plan for the future when the time comes to sell your home, … Continue Reading

5 Ways A Clean House Improves Your Thinking

We all love to live in a clean house. Even you are not a cleaning fanatic, there is a peace and satisfaction that comes with being in a clean environment. Researchers have found a connection between a clean house and our mental well-being. … Continue Reading

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