Steps for Converting a House into a Senior Friendly Home

It’s not something you want to think about, but there will come a time when your parents or your own home needs some modification. It’s a fact of life that we all get older and can’t do many of the things we’d always taken for granted. Getting upstairs, reaching high cupboards, negotiating steps, bathing and keeping the home clean can get increasingly more difficult as we get older. In a perfect world, we’d all be living in a single storey home with no front step or a mansion with a functioning elevator and someone to push us around. Unfortunately, the perfect life does not exist, so you have to look for ways to make your home as safe and convenient as possible. Here are some tips to help you make your home more senior friendly.

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5 Ways to Enhance the Exterior of Your Home

The idea of improving the exterior of your home can seem intimidating to many. This might be in part due to the fact that re-painting the outside of a home can involve more ladder work, hiring contractors to do dangerous and technical changes and maybe even getting a little bit muddy. While it might not necessarily be as easy as changing a light shade or replacing a sofa, it is still an incredibly worthwhile endeavour for the kerb value of your property.

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