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Home modifications can make performing tasks easier, reduce accidents and support independent living. Examples include lever door handles that operate easily with a push, handrails on both sides of staircase and outside steps, and ramps for accessible entry and exit. Check out this directory of state resources on home modification to find resources in your state. Also note the link to Disability.gov, where you can find more information on accessible housing options.
University of Southern California Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center; Accessible & Affordable Housing Options
National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification
USC Andrus Gerontology Center
3715 McClintock Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52350