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Home Repairs and Modifications

Age In Place Services

Source: The National Aging in Place Council

Description:

National association for individuals from the aging, healthcare, financial services, legal, design and building sectors dedicated to helping aging persons have a healthy and comfortable life at home.


Eldercare Locator

Source: U.S. Administration on Aging

Description:

The first step to finding resources for older adults in any U.S. community.


Home Modification Resources

Source: National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification

Description:

HomeMods.org website includes information for professionals and consumers from non-profit organization dedicated to promote aging in place and independent living for persons of all ages and abilities.


Home Modifications Fact Sheet

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Administration on Aging

Description:

Answers to frequently asked questions about home modification, including how to tell when you need it.


Home Repairs and Modifications Checklist

Source: IlluminAge Communication Partners

Description:

Check for ways to make your home safer and more functional. Includes checklist for hiring a contractor.


Home Safety Inspection Checklist

Source: IlluminAge Communication Partners

Description:

This three-part form includes checklist items that should be part of any home safety inspection, to prevent falls, other accidents and fire, and make your home more secure.


Lighting the Way: a Key to Independence

Source: Lighting Research Center

Description:

Online booklet discusses steps to take to improve lighting in the home of seniors and people with disabilities.


Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Description:

Assists eligible low-income households with their heating and cooling energy costs, and, if the state chooses, to weatherize homes.


Universal Home Design

Source: AARP

Description:

Information and practical resources for Universal Home Design--homes geared toward people of all ages and abilities.


* The resources identified here are for informational purposes only, and do not constitute medical or legal advice. Readers are advised to contact their own medical professionals and legal advisors to determine the applicability of the information contained or referenced here to their individual circumstances.