Home Changes for Senior Citizens

Today, 90% of seniors over 65 choose to stay in their current house as long as possible.

While that’s possible thanks to advanced technology and improved home healthcare, houses are not always ready for senior citizens to live in.

These are the main house changes for aging in place you need to consider:

  • Add ramps
  • Optimize the lighting system
  • Install senior-friendly flooring
  • Use smart home technology
  • Add handrails 
  • Minime high items (for wheelchair use)
  • Install a stairlift
  • Get a smoke alarm
  • Add a cooling and heating systems
  • Change knobs with levers
Aging in place modifications

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