Deciding that you want to “age in place” can be a comforting thought. However, figuring out how to adapt your home so that it works for you as you get older is another story. Each room in a home may hold it’s own unique challenges for comfort and safety- the key is to make sure the risks for tripping or falling are minimized and to adapt the environment so that it compensates for possible disabilities down the road. Experts at SeniorAdvisor.com have put together a checklist that allows you to go room to room to make sure your plans, and parameters, will keep you safe. Whether it’s lights for night visits to the toilet or slippery tile concerns during your daily bath, they’ve got a list for you to review. Take a peek at their check list Here. And as an example of the many products on the market, consider this piece on the range of “grab bars” available for purchase Here. Finally, check out this recent article by Paula Span, writing in The New York Times, who suggests you book your contractor now to ensure smart and thoughtful home modifications for easier aging in place. Read her piece Here.