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There are simple actions you can take to keep your bedroom safe and comfortable. Scroll down to learn about common problem areas in the bedroom and how to address them.

Click the arrows below to learn about common problems related to safe and supportive aging in the kitchen, and solutions that can address them. Explore the Solutions Gallery to view photos from actual homes that demonstrate how design and product changes can support independent living. 
Please note: the photographs on this website represent possible solutions to various challenges and should not be taken without consideration of individuals’ specific needs and environments. Obtaining professional advice and/or assessment is strongly recommended before making changes to the home.

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Arrange furniture so there are clear walking pathways.

Secure all area rugs or remove them.

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Have a firm chair with sturdy arms to sit and dress.

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Put a lamp in an easy to reach place by the bed.

Use a nightlight to mark the path between your bedroom and bathroom.

Include additional task lighting.

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