Home Fit Event at Herndon Senior Center

one-level living can help protect elderly occupants from additional injuries from falls, scalding and drowning. “With 3 and even 4 generations living in the same household, attention must be paid to making the home safe for young, old and the infirm.  Just as young parents “baby-proof” homes to prevent unnecessary danger,  with older family members and disabled relations, there are steps that can be taken for everyone’s safety and comfort.”

The goal of Home Fit is to make homes safer and more convenient while preventing falls and injuries. To encourage home builders to construct homes meeting universal-design accessibility standards, AARP joined several organizations to form Virginia Accessible Housing Solutions Inc., a public-private nonprofit corporation whose EasyLiving Home certification provides one way to qualify for the tax credit described in yesterday’s post For more on Easy­Living Homes, click here

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