ity counters. Allow for easy access
Raise the level of toilet seats. As
one ages, it’s more difficult to get up
from lower toilets.
Install a walk-in shower with
curbless entry and a hand-held
shower set. It’s also a good idea to include a bench or seat in the shower.
Avoid installing whirlpools or spas
if they are too difficult to get in and
out of. Use lever faucets as knobs are
hard to use. Locate shower and tub
controls close to the point of entry.
and add sensors to automatically
turn on lights.
You may want to consider having two master suites. In addition to
being great for guests, it allows for
you to be a caregiver to aging family
members and allows for a caregiver
if you might need it someday.
Make sure your room is large
enough and include large walk-in
closets with wide doors.
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Increase ambient lighting. Larger
windows allow for more natural
lighting. Larger button light switch-es are easier to turn on and off. Use
lighter colors to brighten the home
Many Boomers are looking to
integrate outdoors with the indoors
for entertaining. Especially in warmer climates, opening the indoors to
the out allows you to enjoy outdoors