Surveys reveal 90% of older adults want to remain in their homes of their choice for as long as they can. Whether it’s a simple grab bar installation or a makeover to accommodate one story living, the time to make modifications and leverage useful technology is before the need arises. As our population ages, and more care is being delivered in home settings, accessible and safety home features along with assistive technology are critical to support aging in place.
Join us to learn more from aging and disability expert Sheena Jaffer as well as Vicki Spraul and Aaron Milligan from the Gray Matters Alliance about universal design and ways to make your home safer and more livable. National Disability Institute’s Assistive Technology Loan Program provides referrals for grants and funding to cover the cost of home accessibility and more. Affordable loans are available for residents of New Jersey and New York with fixed interest rates from 4% to 6%. Lending terms are favorable, helping loan recipients develop or improve their credit and save money.