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Kitchen Cabinets

Kitchen remodels are notoriously pricey and the bulk of that is usually spent on cabinets. Did you know that there are cheaper alternatives out there? If you have good quality cabinets, a simple paint job or re-staining them can give them a brand new feel. Sometimes just changing out...

What is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS)?

A Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) is someone who understands the aging-in-place home remodeling market and the technology, tools and resources that are available for seniors to age in place. Individuals with the CAPS designation are trained in the needs of the aging population, common remodeling projects and...

Why choose a CAPS?

There are many good reasons why older adults prefer to remain in their own homes and communities. Proximity to family and friends, the comfort of familiar surroundings, privacy — all of these are important. A widowed senior may feel closer to his lost loved one by staying in the...

Aging at home: How to prepare

The reasons to consider aging at home are tangible, relevant and emotional. The primary reason is that your home is your comfort zone, your memories are there and most people resist change. Depending upon how you view your retirement years, you may feel that a known and comfortable place...

Home Assessments for Aging in Place

We understand that our neighbor’s heart is in their home and they want to stay there as long as they can. In order to maintain independent, safe, comfortable living, changes may need to occur for this to be the best option. Kristi Barber, our Certified Aging In Place Specialist...

How to find the remodeler you really want

Finding a remodeler for your project can be tough! There are so many different companies or individuals out there that claim they are the best, but how do you really know? We found this handy guidebook that we wanted to share, so that you can make the right choice...

Aging in Place Home Safety

As we age, we find that our homes have to be adapted to keep us safe. Risk of falls, mobility support and accessibility can all be issues that start to show up as we get older. Whether you’re ready to look at making your own home more safe, or...

DIY Home Safety Inspection

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We all know that it’s important to stay on top of safety concerns around our homes. But do we know what to look for? What might we be missing? To simplify the task of keeping up, check out this handy checklist that takes the guesswork out of inspecting! Print...

Home Safety Checklist

Home Safety Checklist

Safety is always top-of-mind for us at Mister Handy. If you aren’t safe in your home, nothing else matters — we have to fix that first! Here is a handy checklist that we love! It will walk you through your home, making sure you’re covered when it comes to...