Universal Design: Tips for Aging in Place in Your Own Home

Plan now for your future by incorporating Universal Design and Aging-In-Place ideas into your home  

BY Susan Berry | July 2020 | Category: Accessible Homes

Universal Design: Tips for Aging in Place in Your Own Home

Universal Design is the principle of designing spaces for maximum usability for people living with disabilities, of varying size or limited mobility. There are no specific codes for Universal Design.  There are suggestions. Universal design is not law, it is a way of viewing how things work in our world. These design principles compensate for a reduced range of motion, reduced sight, reduced sound and reduced strength. Many universal design inventions were originally developed for military use.

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