Designing for aging in place with our expert remodeling services
Design your home for a lifetime of comfort and safety with Bay State Remodeling’s aging-in-place remodeling services. Our team of experts will work closely with you to design a space tailored to your specific needs and preferences. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and learn more about how we can transform your home for aging-in-place.
3 Key Lifestyle Concepts
Modify your home with your future self in mind
Aging-in-place remodeling is built on the philosophy that you can live a happier and healthier life as you age independently in your own Boston home.
Aging-in-place remodels are centered around THREE key lifestyle concepts: Safety, Convenience, and Luxury.
We’ll work hard to ensure you feel completely safe, comfortable, and independent in your house in the coming years.
Some of our favorite aging-in-place features include:
First Floor Master Suite Additions
Reachable Switches and Outlets
Aging in Place Appliances
Open Floor Plan
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A BETTER QUALITY OF LIFE AWAITS
Don’t let your home hold you back as you age. Enhance your independence and quality of life with Bay State Remodeling’s Aging in Place Remodeling services. Call now to schedule a consultation and learn more about how we can transform your home to accommodate your needs and preferences.
Frequently Asked Questions
Aging in place in the context of home remodeling is living in a home where you can age without facing hurdles for day-to-day living as an older adult.
How do we do that?
Simply make necessary structural and functional changes to your home’s accessibility, usability, and convenience of use. We tend to lose our physical strength, agility, vision, and reflexes with age. This aging may create challenges in living unforeseen in the days of your youth.
The short answer is to prepare for the future.
People with age-related disabilities or progressive disabilities should always look to the future and prepare for a worst-case scenario.
Think about what your abilities and your living conditions will look like in the next 5, 10, or even 15 years, and prepare for that.
The above is a common question. People tend to think that aging in place remodeling will make their homes look like a public restroom or hospital with large (and often ugly) grab bars, a raised toilet in a public restroom, etc.
But we can assure you that’s not the case. We at Bay State Remodeling can add all the accessibility and functionality you may need in your home in Boston without compromising its looks and aesthetics. Your home will be tailor-made for convenience without losing its charm and aesthetics.
Aging in place remodeling costs the same as regular remodeling of similar nature.
There is no extra cost because the modifications are health-related.
For example, if you want a bigger bathroom because you like it that way, vs. if you need it for wheelchair access, there is no extra cost for the latter.
In short, it’s an investment in yourself.
The emotional bond you have with your house could be invaluable. If you want to spend your later days in the same house, it’s wise to invest to make it livable without support.
Besides, it’ll save you money in the future as there will be no cost of living elsewhere; for example, an assisted living facility for the elderly.
Additionally, a home modification often increases the property’s value and turns it into a better-valued asset. So this can also be an investment for the future.
There is no one correct answer that fits all in this case.
So, the answer is that it depends.
It depends on how you see yourself in the next 5, 10, or 15 years. Do you have any chronic or progressive disability? Do you think your physical abilities to move around your house may decrease with time? Do you plan to spend the later days of your life in the same place you are now? Are parts of your house disintegrating or developing cracks?
If there are signs of damage in your house, this might be the right time to fix and remodel. Remember to do it before the small flaws turn big and hazardous.
Also, the more you wait to improve your house, the more it costs to fix.
So, you have to take a call based on the above factors.
The short answer is no; you don’t.
But it would be best if you planned for the future.
At Bay State Remodeling, we can assess your current and future needs and make a comprehensive plan on what you’ll ultimately need.
Always make a grand plan for the final remodel, and if you need, we can help you break the whole process into small pieces so you can do one process at a time.
However, we do not recommend making partial or minor changes and modifications to handle an immediate requirement without keeping the big picture in mind.
There are two most essential tasks in aging in place home remodeling.
The bathroom & kitchen remodeling.
In the bathroom, we replace the tub with a roll-in shower with no steps. We also raise the heights of the commode and added support bars.
In the kitchen, we make it accessible and easy to use.
We also add a turning radius of 5×5 feet for easy and safe maneuverability for wheelchair users.
This is a question that needs an emotional and practical answer.
First, ask yourself if you see yourself in the same house in the upcoming decades. If yes, make a list of corrections your house may need to make it livable for people with age-related disabilities.
If you love your home and want to stay there in your old-age days, consider making some repairs and remodeling to move safely and conveniently without support in that house, especially in the bathroom and kitchen.
At Bay State Remodeling, our experts can analyze your house and suggest necessary changes to make your home livable as you reach and live your olden days.
Aging in place remodeling is an expert-level job and should only be attempted by a team of qualified and experienced professionals.
At Bay State Remodeling, our eminent architects, interior designers, and planners have decades of experience doing that. Give us a call, and we’ll assist you in turning your house into a convenient, beautiful, luxurious, and accessible home.