Seniors at home should consider various aspects to ensure their comfort and safety, especially with progressing age. That’s why it makes sense to pay attention to a few details in mind when choosing and moving to a new place of residence.
Flexibility and safety for seniors at home
You are looking for a new home and want to make sure that you can stay there comfortably for as long as possible. To help with that, make sure that your new place offers you certain features or at least the possibility of being retrofitted according to your future needs. “Planning ahead” and “accessibility” – even with potentially limited mobility – are an important keywords here!
There should not be too many steps leading up to the front door. If there are stairs, there should also be a handrail and maybe even enough for a ramp, just in case that ever becomes necessary.
Stairways can become challenging to navigate for seniors of advanced age. In such a case, a stairlift can be a future option.
The shower should be on the same level as the floor, have a safety rail and be non-slippery. If there is a tub, consider a walk-in tub instead.
There needs to be enough space to allow moving around, even if a walker or perhaps a wheelchair is involved.
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These are just a few tipps to find and move to their new living space. We will continue with this subject in our next blog post for seniors at home. In the meantime, make sure to contact us for your free moving quote from Brothers EZ Moving, so the move to your future home is being taken care of by a reliable and competent moving partner!
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