Category Archives: Age Proofing a Home

Age Friendly Room Checklist

You want to make your home as comfortable, convenient and safe as possible so you can enjoy living there for a long time, right? Survey each room with this list and make notes about what’s good and what can be … Continue reading

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Ageproof a Bathroom for Lifelong Living

Wouldn’t it be nice to remodel a bathroom so the design is ideal for every family member – whether it’s a rambunctious 8 year old or a refined 80-something? You may be giving a baby (or a dog) a bath … Continue reading

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Easy Ways to Make Your Home Family Friendly

Thinking about age proofing your home? Here are common sense ideas to make your home an easy place to live whether you’re young or old, able or disabled.  Every home should be accident-proof so it’s a safe haven for everyone … Continue reading

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Let an LED Receptacle Light Up the Night

Combining an electrical receptacle with an LED (light emitting diode) night light seems like an idea long overdue. The night light element is controlled by a photo sensor that turns on in the dark and off in daylight. The device … Continue reading

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Gift Ideas for a Handy DIY Mom

Is your Mom a do-it-yourselfer? Here are some gift ideas for gardening and decorating that she’ll probably enjoy. They’re clever and useful products that make a special gift for any handy mom. The best part is she’ll smile and think … Continue reading

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Safe Footing in the Dark with an LED Night Light

Combining an electrical receptacle with an LED (light emitting diode) night light seems like an idea long overdue. The night light element is controlled by a photo sensor that turns on in the dark and off in daylight. The device … Continue reading

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10 Easy Ways to Age Proof Your Home

Recently Gene and I were featured presenters at an AARP meeting to talk about ways to make a home more comfortable and convenient, in other words to age proof a home. These are common sense ideas to make your home … Continue reading

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