Aging In Place: Using Universal Design (Paperback)

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Have you ever wanted to design your dream home and live in it for the rest of your life? One you can be proud of and accessible to you and those who visit you?

* Do you need help getting around your house?

* Are you currently recovering from a total hip or knee replacement?

* Do you use a cane or walker to help you get around?

* Do you want to invite your aging parents for Christmas but can't because you have stairs in your home?

* Have you ever wished you could have a house on one level?

* Have you ever needed or wanted a bedroom or bathroom on the first floor of your home?

* If you answered those questions with a yes, keep reading this book to learn ways to design your home to be accessible for you and your visitors.

In this book, you will discover:

* Why would you want to Age In Place at home?

* Why take my advice?

* What is Universal Design?

* Who will benefit from Universal Home Design?

* Why should you incorporate universal design into your home?

* What Is Aging in Place?

* What Does an Aging-In-Place Renovation Mean?

* Learn how to design your home (room by room) for you to Age-In-Place.

* Who are the professionals who specialize in Aging-in-Place?

* How to get help from professionals who specialize in Aging-in-place?

* What is a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS)?

* What current technology and home automation options can help you Age-In-Place?

* What are the current services and resources that can help you Age-In-Place?

* What are the existing financial resources that can help you to Age-In-Place?

* It is an easy-to-follow book about creating an accessible home to help you remain safe and independent.

* After learning from my experience designing homes that incorporate wheelchair-accessible and Age-in-Place features, you will know how to create your accessible home.

* This book is for anyone who has felt frustrated by the general lack of accessible home design resources that are currently available.

Product Details
ISBN: 9798223209775
Publisher: Kate Bigalk
Publication Date: October 4th, 2023
Pages: 208
Language: English