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Indeed, every day 10,000 baby grab bars.” “Once we are retained, we create boomers turn 65, and members a full evaluation and proposal usof this population are known to In addition, Hoskins points out ing the expertise of each membe active, engaged, and indethe importance of making one’s ber of our team. Our client can pendent. They pursue continuhome safe for older visitors. “One To learn more and to schedule then make informed decisions on ing education, exercise, are inthing to consider is that even if a visit, call (609) 917-7064 what to include out of necessity volved in sports, and serve as you are still quite physically fit, or budget. volunteers in their community. your friends may not be. These or visit greenwoodhouse.org Baby boomers and those older, by modifications can help you contin“The next step is design. Both large numbers, wish to remain in ue to host friends in your home, Linda, through her company, their own homes as they grow and social interaction is a core Madani Interiors, and I, through older. AARP (American Associaelement of healthy aging. my company Tobias Design, will tion of Retired Persons) reports use our collective design experi“This was brought home to that more than 90 percent of seence and expertise to help our clime recently when I wanted to inniors want to stay in their existing ent design their interior spaces. clude a friend with MS who has a houses. The last step is where Jim and his daughter with cerebral palsy. My crew, through his company Baxter home is not equipped for power New Opportunities Construction, come in to execute chairs.” The ramifications of these staevery step of the design.” tistics are significant for society Safe and Independent Biggest Hazards as a whole, and specifically offer Lisa Tobias, owner of Tobias new opportunities for interior de“Some of the biggest hazards Design LLC, and two partners signers, architects, and builders. that land seniors in the hospital recently opened Lifetime Home Reconfiguring the house to fit are in the home — such as slipping LLC which is dedicated to helpthe needs of aging occupants is on rugs, poor lighting, inability to ing older individuals be safer and AKIN CARE a growing business. maneuver stairs, or obstructions, independent in their homes. all of which can lead to falls. We Susan W. 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I am a Certified Living in which this can be accomplished. might be limited sight or hearing. Place Professional (CLIPP), and . The recommendations could be as “I think everyone who wants Jim is a Certified Aging in Place simple as installing better lightto age in place needs to conSpecialist (CAPS).” 145 Witherspoon Street Princeton sider www.AkinCare.com ing, placing furniture differently, some home modifications. Headquartered in Hopewell, the and removing tripping hazards There are always changes as we firm specializes in evaluation, delike rugs to more extensive recage. Some solutions might be as sign, and installation of changes Let us show you how we can help, from a ommendations such as building simple as adding night lighting for
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