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Aginginplace Aginginplace Presentation Transcript

  • Aging in Place: S t r e t c h i n g for New Ideas & Approaches Steve Gurney Founder and Publisher Guide to Retirement Living SourceBook Adjunct Professor UMBC School of Aging Studies Better Health and Better Living in Maryland
  • Thoughtful Universal Design is Ageless and Invisible
  • Accessibility Helps EVERYONE!
  • I’ve fallen, and I can’t get up! Falls Rob Us Of Our DREAMS! Lighted and Contrasting Stairs No Threshold Showers Flooring Hazards
  • Bathrooms Going beyond stainless steel grab bars! • Pocket Doors • Lighting • Seated Sinks • No thresholds • Shower seating • Easy to reach faucets • Sliding Shower Heads • Textured Flooring
  • Cooking Up Easy Living! • Adjustable sink • Raised dish washer • Contrasting edge & multiple heights • Task lighting • Baskets/shelves & Storage Systems • Handles rather than knobs • Lever handle removable faucets
  • Outdoor Spaces Prevent This Tragedy! Think Smooth, Easy and Maintenance free • Windows • Doors • Siding • Decking • Thresholds • Raised Gardens • Landscaping • Lighting
  • Gadgets and Technology Smart Home Technologies Assistive listening, vision and medication monitors ipad integration Smart Oven and Refrigerator!
  • Don’t Forget About Clutter!
  • Let’s Stretch for New Ideas! Steve Gurney Founder and Publisher Guide to Retirement Living SourceBook 1-800-394-9990 steve@proaging.com www.everyoneisaging.com www.retirement-living.com