A Contractor Can Help Seniors Stay In Their Homes

medium_4445423089In life, there are certain situations that can make it difficult to get around your home. The mission of Aging in Place is to provide the resources necessary so people can stay in their homes, no matter what life throws at them.

Aging in Place gives seniors and those with limited mobility the ability to stay in their homes. Local contractors who are Aging in Place specialists can help with modifications to the home to help people who:

  • Wish to stay in their homes well past retirement
  • Need to use a wheelchair
  • Have disabilities that create limited mobility
  • Are socially active persons who need to stay active outside of the home

When a contractor works with Aging in Place, the home may be modified in a variety of ways to increase mobility:

  • Widen doorways
  • Lower light switches
  • Adjust the height of countertops
  • Create ramps
  • Install a 1st floor bathroom
  • Create single-level living

Some people who begin to think about initiatives to make it possible for seniors to stay in their homes are adults in the “sandwich generation”. People that fall into this category have their own children at home as well as parents who are beginning to require extra care. If you fall into this category, the holidays are a great time to assess whether or not your aging parents need some extra help to stay at home.

The Chuba Company can help create an Aging in Place home. We can help make homes more convenient for individuals living in the Elk River and northwestern Minneapolis metro area. If you want to learn more about the options available to your aging parents, contact us to see if this solution is right for them.

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