The Accessible Living program addresses keeping Baby Boomers safe and independent in their homes. It also addresses caregiving issues that Baby Boomers may be facing with aging parents.
- Assistive Devices for the Home (PDF)
- Designing Homes for Function and Safety (PDF)
- Adapting Your Home for More Accessible Living (PDF)
- Texas AgrAbility (Texas AgriLife Extension Service)
- The LiveAbility House – Kansas State University and North Carolina State University have partnered within Second Life® to create educational tools for consumers. The goal of this initial project is: To tell people about design features and assistive technology that enable a person to live at home despite physical or mental challenges caused by aging, illness, or disability.
- University of Florida Universal Design publications
- Iowa State University Extension – Universal Design
- Visit-Ability (Inclusive Home Design)
- A new Universal Design DVD is available for $5.00 from the Ohio State University Extension eStore.
- The Center for Universal Design – A national research, information and technical assistance center that evaluates, develops and promotes universal design in housing, public and commercial facilities and related products.
- The National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification – This website contains information on agencies and services that can assist with home modification and repair.
- Doodads, Gadgets, and Thingamajigs – This website contains information on commonly used assistive technology devices.
- The Lighthouse, Inc.
Last updated: 17 April, 2012
Educational programs of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, sex, disability, religion, age, or national origin.