The decision to add an elevator or a lift will be determined by budget, retrofit options and accessibility needs.
As we grow older, many of us begin to experience difficulty seeing, hearing, remembering, or getting around. As these changes take place, it's a good idea to make adjustments to the home environment to help maintain or improve our quality of life.
Do you know how to modify your home to continue to live independently? AARP's Long-Term Care and Independent Living Program has developed a checklist that helps you spot problems and gives you ideas for improvement.