Making your home senior friendly

When assessing your current living environment, you need to examine all the major areas of your home, including entry ways, bathrooms, bedrooms, kitchen, even the backyard. In all these areas, proper lighting is absolutely critical if you wish to avoid accidents.

Check out this article from the National Aging in Place Council for some great ideas on how to modify your home to make it easier for you to get around. Often, these are the little things that we overlook, such as no-step thresholds, height-adjustable shower head, proper lighting and lowering counter tops and raising appliances like the dishwasher.

Don’t forget to call Kristi, our Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist who can help you enjoy the comfort of your home for longer.