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Transitions in Aging

Aging in Place

Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand the benefits of aging in place and the reasons why people prefer to remain in their homes
  2. Explain the necessity of home modification and other assistive technology
  3. Utilize a home assessment checklist for home modification

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Notes and References

After completing this learning module, we hope that you will be able to (1) better understand the importance of aging in place and the reasons why people prefer to remain in their homes, (2) identify the benefits of home modification and other assistive technology that can help you stay in your home longer, and (3) utilize a checklist to examine whether or not your home needs any changes. Let's start this module by discussing some of the key terms we will use.