The 4 Best Dimmer Switches for Aging in Place

Aging-in-place home lighting can be tricky. On one hand, your home needs to be well lit so you, your parent, or loved one can safely see where they’re going. However, as we age our eyes become more sensitive to light and even moderately bright lights can cause discomfort or headaches. An easy-to-use dimmer switch is … Read more

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How to Widen a Doorway for Aging in Place

One of the biggest challenges I see time and time again in aging in place design is figuring out how to help someone safely move from room to room in their home. And, when that aging parent or friend relies on a wheelchair or faces other mobility issues, accessibility becomes an even greater challenge. Modern … Read more

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How to Age in Place Without Losing Your Style

When beginning the transition to age in place, many people wonder if their home is going to look clinical or institutional after the renovations are done. The good news is it doesn’t have to. No one should have to sacrifice design and aesthetics for function and safety. More companies than ever are sensitive to the … Read more

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9 Priorities to Consider for the Aging in Place Home

Creating an environment that is both aesthetically pleasing and functional for your aging-in-place (AIP) home might seem like an uphill battle, but it shouldn’t. The goal of any aging-in-place renovation is for the safety features to blend seamlessly with the home’s overall style and design. Doors, windows, acoustics, and contrasting colors are just a few … Read more

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9 Safety Considerations for the Aging in Place

Whether you’re entering retirement or experiencing it, remodeling your home has probably been on your mind for a while. Now, it’s finally time to implement all the ideas you’ve had during your working years and make your dreams a reality in your golden ones. As you start to plan, however, don’t overlook the importance of … Read more

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5 Types of Aging in Place Design

The Five Types of AIP Design and How They Impact Aging Adults You’re ready to begin your aging in place project, but the design options seem infinite. You know there are some basic features, but the design must be right for you, your friends, and your family. Choosing the right design is key to having … Read more

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What to Expect from Your AIP Contractor Estimate

What You Can Expect from Your Aging in Place Contractor Estimate Thinking about remodeling your home for aging in place? If so, you’ll need to understand the importance of an accurate contractor estimate. This means becoming familiar with the terminology contractors use and ensuring the estimate includes every detail of the scope of work you … Read more