If you’re thinking of renovating your home to make it more accessible, there are dozens of things to consider before starting your project. You’ll want to invest in hiring a contractor that knows what they’re looking for, and understands what kind of things you will need as you age. An AARP survey in late 2018 found that 77 percent over the age of 50 want to remain in their current homes as long as possible, but the same survey revealed that only 46 percent of the responders believe that will be possible. Contractors can now enroll in a program that certifies them as an Aging In Place Specialist. Make sure to look out for this when hiring a contractor for your renovation, or check out our IA checklist. You can read the full article here.
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