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Chicago Bungalow? Baltimore Row House? L.A. Ranch? The ‘Typical’ Home Varies by City
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Chicago Bungalow? Baltimore Row House? L.A. Ranch? The ‘Typical’ Home Varies by City

Whatever your idea of the typical house is, largely depends on where you live, or... Read more

How the Sandwich Generation Is Changing the Way People Remodel Homes
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How the Sandwich Generation Is Changing the Way People Remodel Homes

Never before have so many Americans lived in multigenerational housing Read more

25 Markets Where the Disabled Can Best Afford Accessibility Renovations
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25 Markets Where the Disabled Can Best Afford Accessibility Renovations

Nearly one-fifth of all Americans live with a disability, so the potential for... Read more

Aging-in-Place Remodels Can Pay Off in Lower Health-Care Bills
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Aging-in-Place Remodels Can Pay Off in Lower Health-Care Bills

Oldsters fall down less, incur fewer social costs when they're in renovated homes Read more

Three Outdoor Features that Boomers Want in Their Current Community
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Three Outdoor Features that Boomers Want in Their Current Community

Well-maintained and easy-access public restrooms, and separate pathways for... Read more

Top Five Home Modifications Boomers Require to Age In Place
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Top Five Home Modifications Boomers Require to Age In Place

Results of the AARP's 2016 Age-Friendly Community Survey show that the majority of... Read more

New Bipartisan Bill in Congress Pushes Tax Credit for Aging-in-Place Retrofits
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New Bipartisan Bill in Congress Pushes Tax Credit for Aging-in-Place Retrofits

Senior Accessible Housing Act has 18 co-sponsors, but arrives late in the... Read more

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AARP: Most Boomers Want to Stay Active in Their Current Homes

Boomers are largely happy where they currently are, but homes that foster independent living could sway them to move. Read more

Stay Mindful of Dementia in Universal Design
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Stay Mindful of Dementia in Universal Design

Not all aging-in-place design is mobility related. Use these tips to help people... Read more

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Home for Life 2015 Launches; Virtual Tour Shows Top Remodeling Trends for Boomers Home for Life 2015 Launches; Virtual Tour Shows Top Remodeling Trends for Boomers

Get tips on universal design and creating a healthy, energy-efficient home to age in place gracefully Read more

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