Home Designs for Life:  Remodeling ideas to increase safety, function, and accessibility in the home.  Podcast Artwork Image

Home Designs for Life: Remodeling ideas to increase safety, function, and accessibility in the home.

Janet Engel, OT/L, CAPS

Most people over 50 want to age-in-place rather than move to an independent or assisted living facility. This podcasts offers solutions to help older adults stay in their homes for as long as possible. We explore creative home modification solutions and talk to experts in the building and healthcare industry to help seniors and their caregivers navigate how to create safer, more attractive, and comfortable spaces while simultaneously increasing their home value. Let us educate you on creating a home that changes with you, so you can live your best life at any age!
Episodes
Episode 35: Using Universal Design To Age In PlaceNovember 23, 2022 Episode artwork Episode 34: Common Eye Problems In Older Adults Part 3 Of 3November 17, 2022 Episode artwork Episode 33: Common Eye Problems In Older Adults - Part 2 Of 3November 15, 2022 Episode artwork Episode 32: Video Gaming Technology To Help Older Adults Stay Healthy And ActiveNovember 10, 2022 Episode artwork Episode 31: Common Eye Problems In Older Adults: Part 1 of 3 Part SeriesNovember 08, 2022 Episode artwork Episode 30: Is Alexa For Seniors? Home Technology That Will Help You Age In PlaceNovember 03, 2022 Episode artwork Episode 29: Senior Safety Advice with Esther KaneOctober 30, 2022 Episode artwork Episode 28: The Benefits of a Smart Refrigerator for Seniors at HomeOctober 17, 2022 Episode artwork Episode 27: Best Flooring Options for SeniorsOctober 10, 2022 Episode artwork Episode 26: Learn How you can Create a Successful Multi-Generational Living Arrangement for you and your FamilySeptember 26, 2022 Episode artwork Episode 25: 5 Things Caregivers can do to Improve Safety in the Home for a SeniorSeptember 12, 2022 Episode artwork Episode 24: Home Modification for People with a Spinal Cord or Brain Injury or People who Simply want to Age-In-PlaceAugust 31, 2022 Episode artwork Episode 23: Seniors Home Services can Help Seniors and Caregivers make Remaining in your Home a Reality!August 23, 2022 Episode artwork Episode 22: How to Create a Safe, Accessible, and Functional BathroomAugust 09, 2022 Episode artwork 4 Things You can do to Reduce Your Fall Risk Today!July 26, 2022 Episode artwork Episode 20: Ponte Giulio's Accessible Sinks can help Increase Independence with Activities of Daily LivingJuly 11, 2022 Episode artwork Episode 19: Learn About how Velux Skylights Can Help you Age In Place.June 29, 2022 Episode artwork Episode 18: Home Technology and Aging In PlaceJune 27, 2022 Episode artwork Episode 17: Creating a Livable Home from an Architect's PerspectiveJune 25, 2022 Episode artwork Aging-In-Place expert Louis Tenenbaum, talks about legislation to support home modifications for older adults.June 15, 2022 Episode artwork Episode 15: How Long Can Someone with Dementia Live Alone Safely?June 12, 2022 Episode artwork Learn How to Declutter and Organize your Home with Amy Tokos, CPO, in Order to Age In Place Successfully.May 19, 2022 Episode artwork Episode 13: Interview with a Woman Living with and Thriving with Multiple SclerosisMay 15, 2022 Episode artwork Episode 12: Wanda Gozdz, Interior Designer and Master Instructor for the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) talks about how older adults can age in place successfullyMay 12, 2022 Episode artwork Episode 11: Interview with Division Manager of Ponte Giulio USA, a Company Specializing in Bathroom Safety Equipment for Successful Aging In PlaceMay 04, 2022 Episode artwork