Accessible Home

| By Hayley Cornelius | Accessible Home

Accessibility is a way of life. As you prepare for to aging-in-place, you will need accessible remodeling contractors to help create a home that embraces the accessible life. Many homes will need some changes to continue to provide a safe environment. Creating an accessible home requires replacement of narrow doors, removal of barriers, and installing […]

| By Hayley Cornelius | Accessible Home

January is National Bath Safety month which is a great time to outline the importance of making the bathroom safer for aging adults and the whole family. The slippery-when-wet surfaces of the bathroom can become extra perilous when compounded with the balance and coordination problems we face as we age. Falling in the bathroom can […]

| By Hayley Cornelius | Accessible Home

Being a caregiver is a huge responsibility that millions of Americans take on to look after a spouse, elderly parent or other family member. Depending on the level of caregiving needed, it can be difficult to take any time off. Because caregiving can be overwhelming and lead to caregiver burnout (read about the symptoms here), […]

| By Hayley Cornelius | Accessible Home

Your role as a caregiver is extremely important. You provide comfort and aid to someone who can no longer fully support themselves. But caregiving often creates burnout, fatigue, and stress. Caregiver burnout can keep you from enjoying your life and lead to problems between you and the person you’re caring for. Studies show anxiety and depression […]