As aging baby boomers consider staying in their homes in Olympia, Aging in Place will be gaining more momentum in the years to come. Here are some practical home modification tips to promote safety, comfort and independence in everyday living.
Adding a Super Pole by Health Craft Products can give independence and safety for everyone.
If you have a solid wall, adding a Dependa Bar can make your tub safer to get into and out of. And, you can stand leaning against it, showering without turning around if you have a hand held shower head.
This Towel Bar will hold 500# by the Invisia Series comes in Chrome, Brushed Nickel, and Oil Rubbed Bronze
A beautiful toilet paper roll holder that is also a Grab Bar by the Invisia Collection by Health Craft Products
A Shampoo Shelf that holds 500# by Invisia Collection
What Is Universal Design and Aging in Place?
Olympia Aging In Place is a concept that focuses on comfort, ease of access, and maneuverability within homes for all people, while aging in place is a popular lifestyle option for older homeowners preferring to safely and independently live in their homes.
Did You Know?
89% of people 50+ wish to remain in their own homes indefinitely, while National Association of Home Builders cites 75% of remodeling contractors have seen an increase in requests for aging in place work.
Suggested Aging in Place home modifications include:
Installing lights strategically to maintain a well-lit hallway
Having non-slip interior and exterior flooring
Replacing knobs with levers handles
Setting up pantries and cabinets with rollout cabinets and lazy Susans
Mounting adequate handrails for stairways and ramps
Building or installing a roll-in shower with multiple shower heads
Installing a no-curb shower