As adults age their homes also grow older, but most are not updated to accommodate the resident's changing needs. AgingCare.com offers some home adaptation or modification tips to provide friendlier elder living so older occupants may continue to live in the comfort of their home.
According to Assisted Living Today, there are some home modifications that should be completed to make aging in place more possible for older adults. These modifications are a proactive approach to increasing the level of safety in the home and they often add convenience and comfort for seniors as well.
This article from Assistive Technology Partners details solutions for making a home more accessible. These ideas apply to persons with mobility impairments using wheelchairs, walkers, braces or crutches. No-cost and low-cost ideas, along with more expensive alternatives, are included.