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TruBlue of Southwest Florida
Aging in Place: Creating Safe and Accessible Homes for Seniors

Seniors' desire to remain in the comfort and familiarity of their own homes continue to grow at an exceptional rate. This concept, known as "aging in place," is a goal shared by many older adults. However, for aging in place to be a viable option, it requires more than just sentiment—it requires a home that is safe, accessible, and well-maintained.

At TruBlue, we believe that "Aging-in-Place Starts With the Home(R)" and the importance of creating environments where seniors can thrive independently and with peace of mind. That's why home safety is our number one concern, and we offer comprehensive solutions to help seniors age in place comfortably and securely.

One key aspect of aging in place is addressing fall hazards, as falls are a leading cause of injury among older adults. To mitigate these risks, we provide Senior Home Safety Assessments to identify potential dangers and recommend necessary modifications. Simple measures such as installing no-slip strips or non-skid mats on surfaces prone to moisture can significantly reduce the risk of slips and falls.

Additionally, we recognize the importance of senior home modifications ensuring accessibility within the home. Installing ramps with handrails at entry points can make it easier for seniors with mobility challenges to navigate their homes safely. Placing light switches at the top and bottom of stairs improves visibility and reduces the risk of accidents while removing area rugs and securing carpets minimizes tripping hazards.

In spaces like bathrooms where slips and falls are particularly common, installing grab bars near toilets and in showers can provide added support and stability. Moreover, replacing door handles and faucets with ergonomic designs makes everyday tasks more manageable for seniors with limited dexterity.

At TruBlue, we strive to be your ally in creating environments that promote safe, worry-free living for many years to come. Our team is dedicated to providing personalized solutions tailored to your specific needs and preferences. Whether you're seeking minor modifications or comprehensive renovations, we're here to help you achieve your goal of aging in place comfortably and independently.

If you're ready to take the next step towards safer, more accessible living, we invite you to contact us today to learn how we can best serve you. Together, we can create a home where you can continue to enjoy the comforts of life with confidence and peace of mind.