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Adapting the Home to “Age In Place”

Posted on: January 04 2024

As we age, many of us want to be able to stay in our own home, maintain our independence, make our own choices, and conserve our savings. Around the Clock Home Care has the experience helping people age safely at home with the right combination of individualized care to meet the unique needs of you or your loved one.

Assistive Devices

Low-tech items that make living at home safer and easier

  • Walkers, wheelchairs, ramps, power scooter
  • Raised toilet seats, lift chairs
  • Bed rails, tub chairs, hand held shower
  • Hand grabber
  • Amplified telephone, flashing lights for doorbell, smoke alarm
  • Large print phones, remote controls, clocks
  • Grab bars and railings
  • Personal Emergency Response System
    • Pendant, bracelet
    • System can call family, care agency, and 911
    • Brings peace of mind

Home Modifications

Ideas and changes that can make your living space safer and more accessible

  • A low or no-threshold entrance to the home with an overhang
  • A master bedroom and bath on the first floor
  • Lever-style door handles
  • Bright lighting in all areas
  • Non-slip flooring, no throw rugs
  • Widen door ways
  • Install walk in shower
  • Rearrange kitchen and bathroom storage areas

There are many ways of upgrading a home to successfuly age there, one way is having a home safety assessment from Around the Clock Home Care. One of the goals with our home safety assessment is to identify and mitigate risks around the home. We can provide recommendations after assessing your home environment along with your ideas and goals to remain in your home.

If you are interested in a home safety assessment, please contact us. We want to see you safely age at home!

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Absolutely amazing company that genuinely cares about their patients and patients families. If I had a loved one in need of care or companionship, I would have it be from Around the Clock Home Care. They have a lot they can do to assist someone in need.

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