Posts Tagged “budget-friendly renovations”

Ways Seniors Can Prevent Falls From Occuring in The Bathroom

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Ways Seniors Can Prevent Falls From Occuring in The Bathroom

Falls in a home can result in minor injuries or may even become fatal, but a fall in the bathroom is a commonplace where people can get hurt. Take the necessary steps to increase bathroom safety for seniors who want to live independent lives. A few simple and inexpensive changes to your bathroom can decrease…

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Should You Move To An In-Law Suite In Your Child’s Home?

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Should You Move To An In-Law Suite In Your Child’s Home?

So, you’re a senior looking for a new housing option. The old family home is just too big, or needs too many repairs for you to plan on living there for the long run. You occasionally need a little help, but are basically in good health. You want to be near your kids, but want…

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Home Automation Systems Can Aid Senior Independence At Home

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Home Automation Systems Can Aid Senior Independence At Home

There was a time when “home automation” meant lying in bed and turning off the light using The Clapper. Now, modern Halifax homeowners can have lights, music, home theater, garage door operation, climate control, security systems, and more all controlled on a phone, iPad, or tablet. You can control as little or as much as…

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Now May Be The Right Time To Downsize Your Halifax Home

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Now May Be The Right Time To Downsize Your Halifax Home

For some people, moving from the family home is something to do only when you can no longer manage where you are. There is a certain amount of nostalgia built around staying in the Halifax home where you raised your kids, and where you created many of the most important memories of your life. Even…

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10 Ways To Make The Bathroom Safer For Aging In Place

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10 Ways To Make The Bathroom Safer For Aging In Place

Here are some things you can do to make the bathroom safer. Some are obvious, some are cheap, and some represent more of an investment. Keep the floor free of clothes and towels. Are you finding it difficult to bend down to reach things? Have one of those “grabby” devices that enable you to reach…

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