Homes in the future will include many of the design elements that encourage residents to age in place, such as single-floor living, no-step entry and wider doorways.
The future, unfortunately, is not here yet. Nor will these progressive building standards come quickly enough to meet the demands of American demographic trends.
AARP, which is active in the movement to revise the thinking about home construction and home accessibility solutions, reports the following: “When it comes to future needs our nation’s housing is severely deficient.
Expect a noticeable impact by the baby boom generation on the home remodeling industry in the coming years. This demographic has driven the economy for many years, and isn’t stopping now.
Small businesses dominate the home remodeling business and they report that they are enjoying a significant boost from the boomers’ desire to age in place. Many boomers turning to home remodelers are less interested in moving – to a sunnier climate or a tax haven and/or a smaller residence – and wish to retrofit their longtime dwelling for use into their later years.
Those tending to the needs of others, whether it is after surgery, an illness, or simply as the result of aging, occasionally need professional help somewhere along the line.
In 2016, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly 815,000 people nationwide are employed in the home health care field, covering areas such as home health care services, individual and family services, continuing care retirement communities, skilled nursing facilities and more.
You may already have reached out to Next Day Access of the Twin Cities,
You know you may rely on Next Day Access of the Twin Cities for home accessibility solutions, excellent financing and dependable service.
But where do you turn for advice on caregiving and the issues that come with it? Sure, Next Day Access of the Twin Cities, your locally-owned and locally-operated provider of home accessibility solutions, can help with portable showers, stair lifts, ramps and grab bars, but those are features added to the home to ease a patient’s physical limitations,
Next Day Access of the Twin Cities, your locally-owned and locally-operated leader in accessibility solutions, knows that modifications to a dwelling to enhance accessibility can be expensive. We always work with our customers to offer the best possible price and financing on our fine line of products and installation. We can also offer just a bit of advice.
We’re not accountants, but we know that home accessibility solutions may qualify for a tax credit.