Aging In Place
How Long Do You Plan To Live In Your Current Home?
If you are like the majority of Canadians over the age of 45, you want to continue living in a familiar environment throughout your maturing years. According to AARP, older homeowners overwhelmingly prefer to age-in-place, which means living in your home safely, independently and comfortably, regardless of age or ability level.
How Should You Modify Your Home To Make It More Comfortable?
To age-in-place, you will probably need to modify your house as you get older to increase access and manoeuvrability. These modifications range from installing bath and shower balance bars and adjusting countertop heights to creating multifunctional master suites, railing and ramps.
Who Can You Rely On To Modify Your Home?
A Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist (CAPS) has been trained in:
- The unique needs of the older adult population
- Aging-In-Place home modifications
- Typical remodelling projects Solutions to common barriers
Veronica Rita Vescio-Wrigley is a Certified Aging In Place Specialist living in Simcoe County; as a baby-boomer Veronica recognized the importance of accessibility in the home.