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» Aging-in-Place With Universal and Adaptable Design
By Alex Cochran | Published 09/8/2007 | Universal Design Articles | Unrated

Aging-in-place means living in your home safely, comfortably, and independently, regardless of age or ability level. It allows you to continue living in a familiar environment throughout your maturing years. Aging-in-place is the ability to remain in your home for a lifetime.

» A "Small Home" Primer
By Alex Cochran | Published 10/21/2006 | Universal Design Articles | Unrated

Smaller houses are very popular and there are many reasons that people are looking for the “right-sized” home. Whatever your reason to choose a smaller house, there are things to look for that will allow you to live much more comfortably in your home and bring the resale value to a premium. In this article, we will touch on the design, usability, and resale of your home.

» Best Practices For Wheelchair Safety And Selection
By Alex Cochran | Published 09/24/2006 | Universal Design Articles | Unrated
There are many things to consider before you purchase a wheelchair. Regardless of whether you want a manual or powered chair, consider the following:
» Ooops - Watch Your Step: Making a Safe, Accessible and Organized Home
By Alex Cochran | Published 09/24/2006 | Universal Design Articles | Unrated
Creating an organized and clutter free home environment for the elderly and physically challenged is essential to their comfort and safety.  Inexpensive modifications in several areas of the home can adapt it to allow for independent living.  Using the techniques and training of a professionally organizer, find out how to modify your home to create a safe and organized environment.
» The Wheelchair User's Work Environment
By Alex Cochran | Published 09/17/2006 | Universal Design Articles | Unrated
While this article is about wheelchair access in the workplace, the concepts can also be applied to the home-office.


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