Sometimes a Little goes a Long Way

Generally speaking, most people thank of remodeling or home modifications as being expensive. Without question, many of the solutions that we talk about in Housing Matters can be costly. There are, however, many effective aging in place solutions that are surprisingly affordable. A Baltimore area study being conducted by the…

Fall Protection in the Home

The Christmas season is upon us. All the sights, sounds, smells and tastes that we associate with the wonderful celebration of the birth of Christ fill most of us with warm feelings. We scurry around looking for just the right gift for that special someone. But what to get for…

Watch out for Falls!

Falls in the home are a major problem for seniors. Each year more than a third of adults sixty five and older will fall. Falls are the leading cause of injuries among older adults by more than a four to one ratio. These falls are more than twice as likely…

The Benefits of Planning Ahead

If you are anything like the vast majority of Americans over the age of 45 you want to live out the remainder of your days in the comfortable and familiar surroundings of your own home. You have likely lived there for many years, probably because you like the home and…

Avoiding Falls

Each year in America one in three adults over the age of sixty five falls. That is a staggering statistic! Granted, many of these falls don’t result in permanent injury, but many of them do. Falls are the leading cause of injury death, traumatic brain injury, and fractures in older…

Making a List, Checking it Twice

While this phrase is more closely associated with Christmas and December than it is with January and the start of a new year, I’m talking about a different type of list. The type of list I am referring to is a checklist that you can use to determine how safe…

Custom Curbless Showers

I have been installing custom curbless showers for some time and they are starting to catch on. With the floor, walls, and sometimes the ceiling made of tile, the shower can be any size, color, and texture to match any style or budget. We can install various types of seats,…

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