Successful Aging: Adapting Homes To Successfully Age In Place

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Looks at some of the physical challenges of growing older and the steps that can be taken to adapt housing to accommodate the desire to age "in place." Demonstrates simple modifications that can be made in the home that will enhance comfort and independence. Discusses how to select a reliable contractor to make modifications and how to pay for these modifications. Talks about "universal design housing," a concept that focuses on making an environment work for everyone in every aspect of their lives. Addresses the fact that 30% of people over age 75 fall, and lists measures to take to avoid falling.

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Successful Aging
Episode 1
25 minutes
Grade Level: 12
Successful Aging
Episode 2
27 minutes
Grade Level: 12
Successful Aging
Episode 3
27 minutes
Grade Level: 12
Successful Aging
Episode 4
29 minutes
Grade Level: 12
Successful Aging
Episode 5
27 minutes
Grade Level: 12
Successful Aging
Episode 6
29 minutes
Grade Level: 12
Successful Aging
Episode 7
27 minutes
Grade Level: 12