In this Hong Kong flat redesigned by Longevity Design House for its ageing occupants, simple modifications have been made, such as more accessible storage and a timber handrail on the wall that doubles as a physiotherapy bar. In this Hong Kong flat redesigned by Longevity Design House for its ageing occupants, simple modifications have been made, such as more accessible storage and a timber handrail on the wall that doubles as a physiotherapy bar.
In this Hong Kong flat redesigned by Longevity Design House for its ageing occupants, simple modifications have been made, such as more accessible storage and a timber handrail on the wall that doubles as a physiotherapy bar.

What if they have dementia or a stroke? How to adapt homes for couples so they can age in place

  • Why leave the home you are familiar with just because you are getting old? Designers can adapt it by rounding edges, adding grab rails and anti-slip floors
  • Furniture height can be adjusted, doors widened for wheelchair users, and rooms altered to maximise light. Smart-home devices will increasingly be an option

Topic |   Architecture and design
In this Hong Kong flat redesigned by Longevity Design House for its ageing occupants, simple modifications have been made, such as more accessible storage and a timber handrail on the wall that doubles as a physiotherapy bar. In this Hong Kong flat redesigned by Longevity Design House for its ageing occupants, simple modifications have been made, such as more accessible storage and a timber handrail on the wall that doubles as a physiotherapy bar.
In this Hong Kong flat redesigned by Longevity Design House for its ageing occupants, simple modifications have been made, such as more accessible storage and a timber handrail on the wall that doubles as a physiotherapy bar.
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