For lots of seniors, the stairs can become too difficult to navigate due to limited mobility, lack of stability, or increased weakness. As a result, the stairs at home become a daily hassle, and something they try to avoid. When the stairs become a challenge, it’s only natural to consider downsizing to a single-level home…

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Aging-in-place is a real possibility thanks to home modification explicitly made for this reason. Grab bars, stairlifts, roll-in showers, and a wheelchair accessible sink are just a few of the adaptations that can be incorporated into a home to accommodate mobility limitations. But resolving these issues isn’t the only concern as loved one’s age. Tasks…

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As we age, tasks that once came easily, like climbing the stairs or taking a shower, can become a challenge. If you or a loved one are planning to age-in-place, there are home adaptations and modifications that can help make staying at home safely a possibility. These home modifications help those with limited mobility live…

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Is it difficult for you to get up and down stairs inside or outside your home because of your disability or mobility limitations? Some modifications could be made to your home to make it easier for you to move around, chief among them, stairlifts. A stairlift has a chair that a person can sit on…

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If you are getting your house ready for a loved one to move in or modifying their home so they can age-in-place, you’ll want to consider the specific modifications needed to accommodate mobility issues. Common mobility issues can include difficulty walking, limited vision, loss of strength, and other areas that require you to make the…

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We’ve discussed at length in previous blog posts about the importance of and options for handicap accessible bathroom accommodations. Everyone, no matter their age, wants privacy and independence while using the shower and toilet. We’ve outlined the benefits of roll-in showers for those using a wheelchair, how important grab bars are in allowing a senior…

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Fostering independence and safety during the private activities that come along with using the bathroom helps maintain an aging person’s dignity, and that begins by outfitting the bathroom to meet their needs. Without making the necessary adjustments to the bathroom to accommodate an aging person’s mobility needs, aging in place without outside assistance just wouldn’t…

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We know that safety is the number one concern for aging adults and their families as they make decisions about their future.  When making accommodations for aging adults in their home, a vital addition for senior safety is grab bars. They are one of the easiest home improvements that can be made to the home…

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Navigating the bathroom when you have mobility challenges makes life at home difficult. Aging in place safely and as independently as possible requires you to be able to meet your hygiene needs without challenge. When you can’t, it can be both physically and emotionally exhausting simply trying to use the toilet, wash your hands at…

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Being unable to move up and down your two-story house can make you feel like a prisoner in your own home. Mobility issues are one of the top reasons that aging seniors are forced to move out of their forever homes, leaving behind a lifetime of memories they aren’t ready to part with. Even when…

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