Downloadable Tools and Tips:
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Web Resources:
Click the links below to access resource Web sites to find out more about making a home safer for aging in place.

Aging in Place
From products to make life easier, to major home modifications, this site offers information on tools to allow the elderly to remain at home throughout the aging process

Universal Design
This article, courtesy of AARP, explains the concept of universal design in homes – modifications to allow for comfort and safety regardless of the homeowner’s age.

Bathtub Safety
The decision over whether to install a new bathtub or to update an existing tub for safety purposes is debated in this article from AARP.

Aging at Home
Answers to many of the most common questions about aging in place are listed here, along with a chart with suggested implementations for a variety of specific challenges of the elderly.

Newsletter on Aging in Place
Go to this Web site to sign up for a newsletter about aging in place. Gadgets & Gizmos is one of their sections that is especially interesting.

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