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Design your bathroom adjacent to the
bedroom, and include seating to make it
easier to dress. Add grab bars to make
baths and showers more accessible and
to reduce the likelihood of falls.
Use slip-resistant bathroom surfaces.
Install easy-maintenance vanity counters.
Allow for easy access under counters.
Raise the level of toilet seats. As one
ages, it’s more difficult to get up from
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.
Increase ambient lighting. Larger windows allow for more natural lighting.
Larger button light switches are easier
to turn on and off. Use lighter colors to
brighten the home, 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
accommodations for a caregiver if you
might need one someday.
Make sure your room is large enough,
and include large walk-in closets with
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 year-round.
Over the past five years, homebuilders
and building suppliers have identified the
need for universal design and implementation, and now, a wealth of resources are
at your disposal. |
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