The National Council on Aging and the University of Southern California Leonard Davis School of Gerontology compiled a list of home assessments for professionals and consumers to support activities that reduce home hazards, improve independent functioning, and lower the risk of falls.
Learn about research from The Hartford Center for Mature Market Excellence and the MIT AgeLab on the Top Smart Home Technologies for Mature Homeowners and take a tour of The Hartford Smart Home to see how these technologies work.
This website from The Hartford Center for Mature Market Excellence offers remodeling ideas, videos of livable design features in the kitchen and bathroom, and an interactive home design quiz to help people make their house a home for a lifetime.
A series of performances by older actors reflecting their lessons learned after they’ve fallen, developed as a creative approach to spark interest and start discussion about fall prevention.
Rebuilding Together’s network of more than 200 affiliates across the country provides free rehabilitation, home modifications, and critical repairs to make the homes of low-income Americans safer and more accessible.
Livable Design was established in 2009, by its parent company, Eskaton, a senior residence and service provider throughout Northern California. Eskaton established Livable Design to provide an innovative model of home design that is a better way to live and a better way to build for all ages.
Developed by the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence, this website describes common hazards in the home, recommendations to address them, and features photos from actual homes that demonstrate how product and design changes can support independent living.
The Fall Prevention Center of Excellence’s Home SAFE project offers resources for professionals and older adults and their families on fall prevention, home modification, fire prevention, and healthy home strategies.
A resource for making the home comfortable and safe.
The goal of this site is to disseminate lessons learned from its pilot study and offer materials and technical assistance for aging services network agencies wishing to adopt the Medication Management Model into their own setting.