Added on July 21st, 2016
According to a study by the National Conference of State Legislatures and AARP, nearly 90 percent of people over age 65 want to stay in their home for as long as possible. A further 80 percent believe their current residence is where they will always live. This isn’t altogether surprising; after all, who wants to grow old with strangers in unfamiliar surroundings?
If you plan to spend your golden years in your own home, it’s important to prepare your environment to be as accommodating as possible to your changing needs. Those who don’t often end up struggling with everyday tasks, causing a decline in quality of life. Thankfully, with the advance of technology, readying your home to age in place is easier than ever. Consider the following tips:
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