It is not surprising that an overwhelming number of us want to continue living in our own homes as we age. In fact, a national survey of 1,000 Canadians found that 70 per cent would be more comfortable staying put, and this desire increases as we get even older.
The wish to remain “at home” must be paired with the realization that age almost always necessitates adjustments and modifications according to changing needs and abilities. The best place to start is with a review. This will help you to determine what changes are needed to improve safety and independence. Here, we feature 10 areas to look at that will get you off to a great start. Continue reading