Falls are a huge problem that affects everyone and they’re not talked about enough! This article from HealthCraft is a great resource to publicize the importance and necessity of grab bars as we all age.
The current housing stock in the United States was not designed for 60, 70, or 80 year old people. This article from Ageinplace.com addresses common concerns regarding home modifications and explains why they make sense.
Home modifications: My home is fine and I am fine. I don't need them. (ageinplace.com)
An eight-topic program from the University of Florida that covers the broad range of issues related to aging, including adapting the home.
An article from RetirementLiving.com that points out 5 major benefits to aging in place, including the fact that it's more affordable than other options!
An article from RetirementLiving.com that highlights 7 services that can help people remain in their own homes, rather than an assisted living facility, for as long as possible.
7 Services to Make Aging in Place Easier | Retirement Living
A helpful guide on how to bring up tricky but necessary conversations for children of aging parents as well as concerned caregivers. These conversations can be productive while still being sensitive to feelings and beliefs.
HealthCraft Products - How to talk to your aging parents about falls
Another great article from RetirementLiving.com that details the costs of remodeling to stay in your home and why it makes sense.
A great guide from Lowe's Home Improvement Store with some great tips on making your home safer as you age. These tips range from simple paint and lighting changes to more complex renovations.
A wonderful guide from HealthCraft Products to help prevent debilitating or even deadly falls.
HealthCraft Products - Don’t Treat Falls – Prevent Them with This Checklist
A wonderful guide from Asbestos.com. People 65 and older comprise 60% of all cancer patients. This 'Seniors Guide to Cancer' covers topics like wellness tips, the importance of seeing a doctor, and preventive measures.