Posts Tagged ‘wheelchair ramps’

Accessible Home Design for Wheelchairs

Most homes you see today lack in accessible design. Unless there is a current need for accessibility, there are many features that homes lack for basic accessible needs. Home builders can modify homes to include accessible features, and sometimes, this would have to be requested and reincorporated into the original blueprints if you are designing a home from start to finish. Continue reading “Accessible Home Design for Wheelchairs” »

Home Modifications for Senior Citizens

Adapting living space for seniors is a great way for them to stay in their homes longer, allowing them to be more independent and making living easier regardless of their physical restrictions. Seeing that today is National Senior Citizens Day, what better time to consider some modifications for the home to make it more compatible for senior living? Most older Americans prefer to live at home for as long as they can, so let’s take a look and see what alterations you can make to create a more livable home for elders.

Wide Door Openings

Widening door openings is a great modification for those using wheelchairs or walkers. It allows for a much more comfortable passageway, making accessibility easier for seniors since they won’t have to worry about trying to squeeze through door frames!

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