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Modifications to Consider For Elderly Home Safety

Do you have an elderly relative coming for a visit? Or perhaps you are trying to help someone transition back to their home after a hospital stay?  The most important modifications to consider are those that will prevent falls or other accidents, and those that will keep seniors safe in the event of fire.  George Christiansen of Pequot Remodeling offers some simple, affordable options to consider to make your home or their home more safe.

1.  For the bathroom, invest in a portable raised toilet seat with arms.

2.  Install a hand held shower nozzle over the tub faucet, or replace the existing shower head with a hand held variety to blend with your bath’s decor. Continue reading