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Small changes in your home can make a big difference. Home modifications, even small ones, can enhance your comfort and safety. They can enable you to thrive as your living situation changes and happily welcome visitors to your home - from grandchildren to adult children and friends. You are invited to attend a free workshop to find out how simple changes to your home can create an environment where everyone is welcome, and where everyone can flourish.
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Fredericksburg_ AARP Virginia and The Community Wellness Coalition will host a Home Fit Workshop on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Arm of the Lord Ministries, 2100 Airport Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA.
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According to AARP, 90% of older adults nationwide want to remain living in their homes for as long as possible, yet US Census data suggest that many homes may not be designed to accommodate the needs of aging homeowners. Specifically, older homes often include multi-story living, stepped entries, narrow doorways and hallways, second story bedrooms, and single bathrooms adjacent to the bedrooms, which make daily living challenging. Older homes are also likely to need repairs, modifications, and energy updates to meet the needs of older residents and remain habitable. In an effort to support aging in place, more information is needed about the homes of residents aged 50+.
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Small changes in your home can make a big difference in your life. They can make your home a space that enables you to thrive as your living situation changes and make life easier for visitors to your home—from grandchildren to adult children and friends. Attend this free workshop to find out how simple changes to your home can create an environment where everyone is welcome, and everyone can flourish.
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Modifying Your Home to Fit Your Changing Life Style
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While most Virginians want to stay in their own homes as they age, many homes need modification to be fully accessible.
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