The National Aging in Place Chapter of Minneapolis, Minnesota (NAIPC) is a new group Lake Country Builders is a member of and participates in. The chapter has grown to over 3 dozen members. The membership has broken into "sub committees". June 11th, Lake Country Builders sub committee is part of an "ageless presentation" on Universal Living and Universal Design with the mission of helping people "Stay at Home" as they age or acquire disabilities. We will focus on the top 10 remodel ideas that help seniors and their care givers in their own homes. If you have aging parents or are concerned about someone else, attend the meeting. Improvements and remodeling for accessible living builds equity in your home and is less costly than a few months in a care facility. In many cases, universal design/"Stay at Home" improvements are funded by insurance companies, government agencies etc... Call Lake Country Builders, the "Stay at Home" experts for a free initial consultation today!
Some of the simplest things in life can bring wide smiles to our
aging parents. In order for an existing bathroom to become accessible, a complete remodel is not always necessary. Just by adding grab bars to the showers and tub areas, can make these areas safe and allow our loved ones to be able to stay at home and enjoy their golden years!! As you can see by these pictures, for a small amount of expense, the smiles on this senior couple are priceless!!
When remodeling your kitchen so you can stay at home, you still want your accessible kitchen to be beautiful and functional. Valcucine’s “Hability” is just that. “Hability” was design to be practical for anyone who may use it. Valcucine and Marco Miscioscia, an architect and designer, focused on providing a handicapped accessible kitchen solution that is ergonomic and safe, yet still youthful and gorgeous. www.valcucine.com
Below are some aspects to keep in mind when remodeling or designing a beautiful and accessible kitchen in the Twin Cities.
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