Are you an empty-nester or near retirement and wondering
if you should stay in your current home? Lisbeth Linert, an Interior Designer and educator with
Golden Age Living, will discuss “Aging in Place: Creating a
Forever Home” at the Fort Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show. Homeowners
can work with professionals to improve their home and adapt it to: include
housing for aging parents or in-house help; retirees can make sure that their
dream home is ‘aging in place’ ready.
Here are some ways that may help make life at home easier
1) Ease the burden
of heavy, sliding doors by choosing an automated system:
Solutions brings the most advanced residential automated sliding door
technology in the world. Autoslide is recognized as an affordable, convenient,
and practical solution for everyday’s little
inconveniences, but it also a long awaited necessity for many, including the
elderly, physically challenged, and pet owners who are tired of getting up to
open the door for their pets to come in and out.
2) Remove allergens and mold from ducts:
Musty odors, heavy dust, and dirt tracts around your air
vents are signs that professional air duct cleaning may be necessary. Mold may
even be present if the air handler and air ducts have not been cleaned in some
time. Since 1992, Ductmasters has
specialized in improving the quality of your indoor air and helping you
maintain a cleaner HVAC air duct system. They are a licensed and insured
air-conditioning contractor and certified member of the National Air Duct
Cleaners Association with an A+ Rating and Accreditation from the Better
3) Sleep Comfortably:
Sleep Number beds presented by Select Comfort give you total control over your sleep experience.
At the touch of a button, you can increase or decrease your Sleep Number
setting to achieve the exact level of comfort, firmness and support that’s
ideal for you and your sleep partner. Sleep Number offers a variety of beds,
including pillow top mattresses and memory foam mattresses, which feature Sleep
Number’s unique adjustable support. Clinical studies show the Sleep Number bed
relieves back pain and improves sleep quality.
4) Declutter and Stay
Garage Living of
Miami is a premium, full-service company specializing in all aspects of garage
improvements. They transform dirty, cluttered garages into clean, functional,
and organized spaces. Start with a beautiful garage floor, basic organization,
or create your dream garage with a full makeover. Their products are the all
produced of the highest quality to withstand the harshest of conditions in both
southern and northern climates. All cabinetry lines are built from heavy gauge
steel, wall organizers and flooring are built from heavy duty materials.
5) Consider Turnkey
Yamini Kitchens + More wish to take the hassle away from their
customers by providing a white glove service. As a complement to our customers
we offer turnkey remodeling services including and not limited to: management,
permits, blueprints, demolition, partitions, and automation.
Ms. Linert will provide more insight about this topic at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 18th.
The Fort Lauderdale Home Show opens this Friday, November 17th and runs through Sunday, November 19th. For hours and a schedule, visit www.wp.homeshows.com.