Aging in place and home safety

Jan 23, 2018 | News

Age Concern have a list of resources on their website for adapting homes for future needs.

(Image from Age Concern NZ website)

Lifetime (or Universal) design is about making homes that people can live in and enjoy regardless of their age, mobility or stage of life. Accessible Properties provide Lifemark rated housing that is accessible to those with disabilities, they say it meets the long-term needs of their tenants and hasn’t increased building costs.

Here’s some more links to providing safe and accessible homes for people of all generations:

A to Z Guide to Security, Safety and Prevention

Tips to Ensure Safety of Seniors at Home

Home Construction & Design Techniques for Child Safety

Have a House Fire Evacuation Plan

20 Ways to Keep Kids Safe When They Are Home Alone

How to Make Your Home Handicap Accessible

Child Safety Guide: Making the Move from an Urban Area to a Rural One

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