Home remodeling plays a key role for many seniors aging in place. The reason is that homes generally are not senior-friendly or have Universal Design incorporated into the home to make it easy to live in and use. Remodeling lets a person create the home they need to grow old in.
Home remodeling with safety in mind
Much of the initial home remodeling that seniors have done revolve around safety. Items such as grab bars, walk-in tubs, hand rails or ramps, non-slip flooring and others are all very important in addressing home safety. Although there are many items you could focus on, safety issues are the best way to get started. Which leads to…
Home remodeling is not all or nothing
Choosing which home remodeling ideas for aging in place to have don can be tough. As mentioned above, home safety should be a primary concern. Many people feel overwhelmed when thinking about remodeling their home with all of the choices they are presented. It is your home and your needs that are being addressed. A licensed and trained professional can provide a home assessment and a list of recommended changes to a home. They can also advise which ones will provide most for safety.
Aging in Place Home Ideas
We’ve created the Aging in Place Home Ideas section to help you begin planning to remodel your home to age in place. We’ve highlighted ging in place to make it easier and safer to live in, we’ve compiled a list of home remodeling and other ideas for you to peruse. Our hope is that these provide inspiration as you build your aging in place plan.
- Bedroom Remodeling & Ideas
- Bathroom Remodeling & Ideas
- Exterior Remodeling & Ideas
- Garage & Parking Remodeling & Ideas
- Laundry Room Remodeling & Ideas
- Common Area Remodeling & Ideas
- In-Home Mobility, Interaction and More
Home remodeling showcase
The Aging in Place Home Remodeling Showcase presents actual remodeling projects submitted by professionals. Each project includes the type of remodeling, what was done and has photos. Get some inspiration!