Northeast Los Angeles is an area wher many homes have been family owned for over 20 years. It is an area where modifications to a house to accomodate seniors is often thought of but rarely done mostly due to a lack of understanding on how to proceed with key projects. Senior home owners and their families should be aware of information that is readily available to help in this area. Senior home buyers seeking a smaller home should be clear about the ease of movement in the home for the proper quality of life in Northeast Los Angeles.
What is the cost…and is it worth the time to do you may ask yourself?
Deciding the priority is the first step to a proper plan that is essential to getting realistic.
Preventing a fall.
• Eliminate throw rugs
• Install bars and handles in the bathroom
• Have secure handrails on steps
• Boost the lighting and switching to increase visibility
• Ensure a simple and clear pathway to the bedroom and bathroom
• A comfortable sink height and higher toilet in the bathroom
• Sun and rain protected outdoor areas for comfort
• Backup generator for power outages
The cost of an injury in a fall can be harsh so all senior clients that I advise in Northeast Los Angeles are geared to take these matters into consideration. A review of the home is done with all my senior cliemts to focus on the right comfort and safety. Home buyers that are downsizing need this update and reliable data for proper breakthrough results in deciding on the right home.
The communities of Glassell Park, Highland Park, Mt. Washington, Eagle Rock, Atwater Village and Los Feliz all have a large senior population and the desire to stay in the neighborhood. Working with a savvy local Realtor is critical to a senior seeking a new home. Act now and contact me for an easy consultation to review the amenities that matter most for YOU. It is a remarkable time to downsize and be practical as the present real estate market in N.E.L.A is favorable with good interest rates on home loans.
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