Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Remodel Now to Avoid Accessiblity Problems Later

"Nantucket" by Andrea Bonfils - Available for sale, rent or lease

An article from the New York Times:

In the past, contractors often had to educate clients about the value of universal design, a term that covers barrier-free access for people of all ages and abilities, but a growing number of adults 50 and older are aware of such modifications. Some of these people are providing care to others, and some have their own health problems. About 80 percent of Americans age 45 and older prefer to "age in place"—that is, to remain in their current homes and communities, according to a recent AARP study. Manufacturers and contractors are responding with new products and technologies.

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