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Aging in Place: Tips on Making Home Safe and Accessible

Living at home as you age requires careful consideration and planning. Learn how you can make some changes to help maintain your independence.

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Aging in Place: Tips on making home safe and accessible. Many older adults want to age in place-stay in their own homes as they get older-but may have concerns about safety, getting around, or other daily activities. A few changes could make your home easier and safer to live in and help you continue to live independently. Don't use area rugs, Replace handles on doors and faucets with ones more comfortable for you. Install grab bars near toilets and in the shower or tub. Reduce fall hazards. Use lights.

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Do you want to grow old in your own home? Check out these tips from NIA to help you #ageinplace:

Living at home as you age requires careful planning. Get ideas on how to make your home safer & more accessible:

Check out these 6 tips from the National Institute on Aging to make your home safer as you get older: