Aging in Place
Planning for the Future
Aging in place is a term used to describe a person living in their home for as long as they are able, as they age.
Many times adjustments need to be made to an existing home for safety and comfort, and the continued ability to care for oneself.
Born and Raised is continuing to learn the important aspects for aging in place home improvements.
Improvements can be as simple as a focus on accessibility, which could include upgraded lighting, wider doors, the addition of elevators or chair lifts, grab bars and walk-in showers. Or could be as big as home remodeling of kitchens and bathrooms. Aging in place technology is growing.
Helping make adjustments for aging individuals in their home can be an important discussion between adults and their parents.