Builders have come a long way from the days when putting in a ramp, some grab bars and maybe a wheel-chair accessible bathroom was regarded as design for aging. As the nation’s older population has expanded, builders have adopted accessibility and visitability standards and universal design principles into their properties. Now, the future has come knocking once again. Looming on the horizon is an evolving hybrid of smart technology and home care that may extend the elderly’s ability to age in place.
Read more (from source): Elder tech: The next level in age-friendly housing