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Virtual home tour shows how to remodel and “age in place”

Do you dream of staying in the home you love long into your retirement years? Many of us share that dream but don’t think to make important changes early on so that our home is more livable as we age.  The Hanley Wood “Home for Life” tool helps you prepare.  Learn how to remodel your home so that you can save money, yet still live throughout retirement in safety and comfort. The photo-realistic online virtual tour focuses on the needs of a hypothetical [...]

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Virginia Livable Home Tax Credit Program

Virginia Livable Home Tax Credit Program.  This program is designed to improve accessibility and universal visitability in Virginia’s residential units.  It provides state tax credits for the[...]

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The Virginia Livable Home Tax Credit (LHTC) program

Livable Home Tax Credit Program The Virginia Livable Home Tax Credit (LHTC) program is designed to improve accessibility and universal visitability in Virginia’s residential units by providing[...]

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“Home for Life” Virtual Universal Design Home Tour Launched

Remodeling magazine announced today the launch of Home for Life, a virtual home tour that showcases how to remodel a home to save money and live well throughout the retirement years. The first of[...]

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Applying Universal Design Concepts

Applying Universal Design Concepts
By Michael Leite, P.E. Universal design has been defined as building environments that are accessible by anyone regardless of their physical limitations or disabilities.  Much of the universal[...]

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Accessible bathrooms are key to baby boomers aging safely

In 2011, the first baby boomers reached the traditional retirement age of 65, and by 2025, baby boomers will comprise about 25 percent of the total U.S. population. As this demographic group ages, one[...]

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Universal Design in a Small Space – Tiny Bathroom

A 3' by 3' space can make or break a home's suitability for aging in place.  That's the lesson that project manager Alex Daisley came away with after performing what is surely the Portland[...]

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Glow in the Dark Grab Bars?

Leslie Marks of the LifeEchos caught this interesting email promotion and we thought it would be fun to share with everyone in the spirit of Halloween! At ProAging we applaud Great Grabz with[...]

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Senior Care: Fall Prevention and Acute Rehabilition

On February 3rd over 100 senior-serving professionals gathered for networking and a great lunch at the newest acute rehabilitation center in the DC Metro area, HealthSouth of Northern[...]

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