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An Essential Guide for a Handicap Bathroom Remodel and a Walk-in Shower

While modern bathrooms may be fully functional and aesthetically pleasing for young homeowners and renters, these styles are not always safe for elderly or disabled individuals. A handicap bathroom is vital for people who have recently fallen or for those who were diagnosed with a chronic condition that has resulted in a mobility issue.  …

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15 Home Modifications for Stroke Patients

Stroke survivors often experience problems with their walking, coordination, and balance, which can greatly impact their ability to live comfortably and safely in their homes. The clinical implications of a stroke can also increase a person’s risk of falling and getting injured post-attack. There are home modifications for stroke patients that an experienced disability contractor…

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10 Factors to Consider Before Moving Elderly Parents into your Home

Over 90% of people hope to stay in their homes as they age. However, moving elderly parents into your home, may become necessary when circumstances compromise an aging parent‘s ability to function alone. They could be diagnosed with a debilitating illness or suffer a serious accident that limits their ability to care for themselves. Or their…

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Impending Housing Crisis: Seniors at Risk for Homelessness

According to a recent national study, senior homelessness is expected to increase by at least 33 percent in the next ten years, with that amount doubling by 2050. And a significant percentage of seniors that become homeless will be veterans. While homelessness is a well-known issue, few really understand how bad the life experiences are…

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