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handicap bathroom

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

Planning Your Accessible Bathroom(s) What’s needed to make a bathroom disability accessible? Before you start remodeling your bathroom, you will need to choose a design that makes the bathroom easily accessible for you and other guests who may be using it. In order to accomplish this, you want to consider your current needs as well…

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living in place home modifications

Living in Place vs. Aging in Place: What’s the Difference?

Living in Place vs. Aging in Place By Kelly L. Faloon Set up a design consultation and an in-home assessment. Call 908-377-0703 For many, the term “aging in place” brings to mind institutional-looking grab bars. Clunky shower seats in the bathroom. Unsightly mobility aids. And the looming fear of what comes after. But “living in…

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remodeling contractor

How to Find the Right Remodeling Contractor for Aging in Place… and What to Know Once You Do

How to Find the Right Remodeling Contractor for Aging in Place   Homes often require some improvements to become suitable for aging in place. These adjustments vary based on personal needs. Some situations require just a ramp or grab bars installed. Others need to undergo a larger renovation. It may involve expanding doorways, plumbing to…

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stroke

15 Home Modifications for Stroke Patients

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…

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Impending Housing Crisis: Seniors at Risk for Homelessness

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,…

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